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Description - The Archaeology of Ancient Greece by James Whitley

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece provides a synthesis of research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods (1000-300 BC). The rich and diverse material culture of ancient Greece has always provoked admiration and even wonder, but it is seldom analysed as a key to our understanding of Greek civilisation. Dr Whitley shows how the material evidence can be used to address central historical questions for which literary evidence is often insufficient. He also situates Greek art within the broader field of Greek material culture, providing an historically more accurate perspective on both. This is a significant contribution to the integration of archaeological and art historical evidence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521627337
ISBN-10: 0521627338
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 26mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Whitley

James Whitley is Lecturer in Mediterranean Archaeology, Cardiff University. He is the author of Style in Society in Dark Age Greece (1991).

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