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    Classical Greece: Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies (New Directions in Archaeology) (Paperback) Edited by Ian Morris, Series edited by Wendy Ashmore, Series edited by Francoise Audouze, Series edited by Cyprian Broodbank, Series edited by Tim Murray, Series edited by Colin Renfrew, Series edited by Nathan Schlanger, Series edited by Andrew Sherratt, Series edited by Timothy Taylor, Series edited by Norman Yoffee

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    DescriptionThe archaeology of classical Greece developed in the shadow of Greek historical scholarship, and it has restricted itself too modestly to the study of individual artefacts. A wide variety of modern developments in archaeology have been neglected, and classical archaeology has become something of a backwater. The contributors to this book review the history of the field and aim to demonstrate that modern archaeological approaches can contribute to a richer understanding of Greek society. They also insist that this complex, literate and highly unusual system of states poses important questions for archaeologists of other regions.


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    Title
    Classical Greece
    Subtitle
    Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Ian Morris, Series edited by Wendy Ashmore, Series edited by Francoise Audouze, Series edited by Cyprian Broodbank, Series edited by Tim Murray, Series edited by Colin Renfrew, Series edited by Nathan Schlanger, Series edited by Andrew Sherratt, Series edited by Timothy Taylor, Series edited by Norman Yoffee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521456784
    ISBN 10: 0521456789
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T General Subject: 750
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    DC20: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 938.0072
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 938/.0072
    LC classification: DF77 .C63 1994
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    40 b/w illus. 13 maps 13 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    02 September 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "As a cross section of current approaches to the classical past, this stimulating book belongs in undergraduate as well as graduate libraries." S. Langdon, Choice "The scholarship throughout is impressive; the bibliography alone is worth the price of the book." Rhys F. Townsend, Archaeological News
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction Ian Morris; Part I. History: 2. Archaeologies of Greece Ian Morris; Part II. Artefacts and Objects: 3. Protoattic pottery: a contextual approach James Whitley; 4. The riddle of the sphinx Herbert Hoffmann; 5. Looking on - Greek style. Does the sculpted girl speak to women too? Robin Osborne; Part III. Aretefacts as Traded Objects: 6. Pots Positivism and long-distance trade David Gill; 7. Athens, Etruria and Heuneburg: mutual misconceptions in the study of Greek-barbarian relations Karim Arafat, and Catherine Morgan; Part IV. Artefacts in the Landscape: 8. Intensive survey, agricultural practice and the classical landscape of Greece Susan Alcock, John Cherry, and Jack Davis; 9. Breaking up the Hellenistic world: survey and society Susan Alcock; Part V. Responses: 10. An historian's response Michael Jameson; 11. An archaeologist's response Anthony Snodgrass.