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    DescriptionWritten 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 successful Ancient 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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    Title
    A Brief History of Ancient Greece
    Subtitle
    Politics, Society, and Culture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Distinguished Professor of Classics and History Emerita Sarah B Pomeroy, By (author) Professor of History Emeritus Stanley M Burstein, By (author) Professor of Classics Emeritus Walter Donlan, By (author) Professor of Classics and History Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, By (author) Professor David W Tandy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 390
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199981557
    ISBN 10: 0199981558
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 938
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    DC22: 938
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC classification: DF77 .P65 2014
    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    3rd
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, maps, figures, colour plates
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    15 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Sarah B. Pomeroy is Distinguished Professor of Classics and History Emerita at Hunter College and The City University of New York Graduate Center. Stanley M. Burstein is Professor of History Emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles. The late Walter Donlan was Professor of Classics Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine. Jennifer Tolbert Roberts is Professor of Classics and History at City College and The City University of New York Graduate Center. David W. Tandy is Research Fellow in Classics at the University of Leeds, UK.
    Review quote
    "Authoritative, clear, and coherent. The authors' prose is mercifully free of jargon, engaging, and moves steadily forward. An excellent textbook for a one-semester survey of Greek history."--Lawrence Okamura, University of Missouri-Columbia"An excellent and affordable textbook."--Andrew Nichols, University of Florida