9780199981557

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199981557

  • ISBN 10:

    0199981558

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/01/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

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.

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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