The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History - eBook
The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History - eBook  -     By: Nancy H. Demand
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444342345
ISBN-13: 9781444342345

Publisher's Description

The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals therole of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring andmaritime connections in the development of the ancient Greekcity-states.
  • Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization inthe ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state
  • Based on the most recent research on the ancientMediterranean
  • Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change -foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development infavor of a maritime based network
  • Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange andtrade by sea

Author Bio

Nancy H. Demand is Professor Emerita in the Department of History, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Her books include Thebes in the Fifth Century (1982); Urban Relocation in Archaic and Classical Greece: Flight and Consolidation (1990); Birth, Death and Motherhood in Classical Greece (1994); and A History of Ancient Greece (1996).

Editorial Reviews

“While the target audience may be that of the non-expertor undergraduate student, scholars, too, will find much in thisbook.  Demand succeeds in making her Mediterranean truly afantastic cauldron.”  (Revue des EtudesAnciennes, 1 December 2012)

“For these reasons, and despite its shortcomings, the bookis worth reading and the author should be praised for bringingtogether a vast body of complex data with knowledge anderudition.”  (The Anglo-Hellenic Review, 1October 2012)

"Recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates andabove.”  (Choice, 1 September 2012)

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