Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Demos by Robin Osborne

Demos is a study of a classical city-state. It is the first attempt to provide an integrated account which gives due attention to the countryside as well as the urban areas of a polis. Concentrating on classical Athens, for which the literary and archaeological evidence is richest, Dr Osborne establishes the nature of settlement in the countryside and explores how this relates to the farming of the land, the exploitation of mineral resources, and the nature of political participation in both local and central politics. Further studies reveal the way in which the countryside was structured by religious institutions and cults and by the nature of the family.

Buy Demos by Robin Osborne from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521267762
ISBN-10: 0521267765
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1985
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Demos by Robin Osborne

Book Reviews - Demos by Robin Osborne

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Demos book by Robin Osborne and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Robin Osborne

M. I. Finley by Robin Osborne
Hardback, October 2016
$121.50
Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion by Robin Osborne
Hardback, August 2016
$162.00
Greek History: The Basics by Robin Osborne
Paperback, May 2014
$26.99
Classical Archaeology by Robin Osborne
Paperback, April 2012
$56.66