Greek History: The Basics

1st Edition

Robin Osborne

Published May 28, 2014
Reference - 188 Pages
ISBN 9780415644648 - CAT# Y143068
Series: The Basics

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Greek History: The Basics is a concise and compelling introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age to rule by Rome.

With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece’s ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History, including:

• The invention of politics and the rise of democracy

• The central role played by the Greek city

• The insights from cultural, political, demographic and economic history

• The benefits and pitfalls of working with different types of sources.

Featuring maps, illustrations, a timeline and annotated guides to further reading, this book is an engaging and authoritative introduction for students of Ancient Greek History.


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