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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is an American military historian, columnist, former classics professor, and scholar of ancient warfare. He was a professor of classics at California State University, Fresno, and is currently a Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He has also been a visiting professor at Hillsdale College since 2004.

Prof. Hanson is a prolific author of such books as The Case for TrumpThe Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won, Culture and Carnage: Landmark Battles in the Rise of-Western Power, and numerous others.

Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007 by President George W. Bush. He is also a farmer (growing raisin grapes on a family farm in Selma, California) and a critic of social trends related to farming and agrarianism.

Articles by this Author

What is this latest impeachment gambit really about? Of course, it is meant to discredit President Trump’s supporters and perhaps stop him from running for president again.
The fight we’re in didn’t begin on September 11; it started thousands of years ago. It’s the struggle between East and West, and history can both encourage and help us—if we read it properly.
The Meaning Of Tet, May 2001 | Vol. 52, No. 3
A historian argues that in Vietnam America’s cause was just, its arms effective, and its efforts undermined critics back home—and that this is how things must work in a free society