A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture

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UPC:
9780199981557
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Oxford University Press; 3 edition (November 1, 2013)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
416
Shipping Weight:
1.6 pounds
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
9.2 x 0.7 x 7.4 inches
ISBN-10:
0199981558
ISBN-13:
978-0199981557
Author:
Jennifer Tolbert Roberts,David Tandy,Sarah B. Pomeroy,Stanley M. Burstein,Walter Donlan

Product Overview

Written by five leading authorities on the classical world,A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture,Third Edition, is a shorter version of the authors' highly successfulAncient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History,Third Edition (OUP, 2011). It offers a captivating account of Greek civilization and history in all its complexity and variety, covering the entire period from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Era.FEATURES*New!Extensively revised coverage of early Greece by new coauthor David Tandy*New!Expanded discussions of military history and archaeology*New!A revised art program, featuring two eight-page color inserts (one new)* Uniquely in-depth coverage of social and cultural topics including women and family life, material culture, religion, law, homosexuality, slavery, athletics, and life in the countryside* Excerpts from ancient documents, selective recommendations for further reading, and a timeline and general introduction that provide a bird's-eye view of Greek history* Key terms (boldfaced at their first appearance) and an extensive glossary* An updated Companion Website (coming soon) with a wealth of resources for students and instructors

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