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Classical Archaeology by Susan E. Alcock
Book DescriptionThis sophisticated volume, authored by leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world, is designed to encourage critical thinking about the role of ancient material culture in modern times and the role of modern preoccupations in shaping the study of ancient material.* Comprised of paired essays - one covering the Greek world, the other, the Roman - that stimulate a dialogue not only between the two ancient cultures, but between scholars with different historiographic and methodological traditions* Encourages the teaching of thematic courses that cross over the Greek/Roman divide* Includes maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and short editorial introductions to each chapter
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631234180
(266mm x 186mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan E. Alcock
Classical Archaeology, Paperback (April 2012)
The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includes updates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, and two new essays on Greek and Roman art. It retains its unique, paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world.
Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World, Hardback (April 2012)
Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World reveals the significance and interconnectedness of early civilizations pathways. This international collection of readings providing a description and comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of transport and communication across pre-modern cultures.
Empires, Paperback (June 2009)
Scholars in anthropology, archaeology, history and classics discuss empires from Central and South America, Europe, the East and China.
Prehistory of Britain and Ireland, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Susan E. Alcock
This 2007 book presents a new interpretation of the prehistory of Britain and Ireland.
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Author Biography - Susan E. Alcock
Susan E. Alcock is Director of the Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and Professor of Classics at Brown University. Her recent books include Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscape, Monuments and Memory (2001) and Side-by-Side Survey: Comparative Regional Analysis in the Mediterranean Region (with John F. Cherry, 2004). Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of King's College. His recent books include Archaic and Classical Greek Art (with P. J. Rhodes, 1998), Greek Historical Inscriptions from the end of the Peloponnesian War to the death of Alexander (2003), and Greek History (2004).
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