The Hoplite Debate
The study of war has not only interested military historians from the ancient world to the modern day; many scholars have held that the way in which societies organize for and fight war lies at the foundation of civilization itself.
Kagan, D. & Viggiano, G.F. (2013). The Hoplite debate. In Kagan, D. & Viggiano, G.F. (Eds.). Men of bronze: Hoplite warfare in ancient Greece (pp. 1-56). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.