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.