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

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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 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 191 x 236 x 16mm | 677g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0199981566
  • 9780199981564
  • 278,794

Table of contents

List of Maps ; Acknowledgments ; Preface ; Time Line ; Introduction ; Sources: How We Know About the Ancient Greeks ; Retrieving the Past: The Material Record ; Retrieving the Past: The Written Record ; A Synopsis of Written Sources by Periods ; The Physical Context: The Land of Greece ; Chapter One ; Early Greece and the Bronze Age ; Greece in the Stone Ages ; Greece in the Early and Middle Bronze Ages (c. 3000-1600 BC) ; Greece and the Aegean in the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600-1100 BC) ; Chapter Two ; The
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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
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An excellent and affordable textbook. * Andrew Nichols, University of Florida * 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 *
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About Sarah B. Pomeroy

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.
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