Greek History: The Basics

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About this item

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 1.27 cm
Author/s

Robin Osborne

ISBN

9780415644648

Released

2014

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Length

188 pages

Audience

general, students, teachers

Format

print book

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.