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Description - The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age by Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

This book is a comprehensive up-to-date survey of the Aegean Bronze Age, from its beginnings to the period following the collapse of the Mycenaean palace system. In essays by leading authorities commissioned especially for this volume, it covers the history and the material culture of Crete, Greece, and the Aegean Islands from c.3000-1100 BCE, as well as topics such as trade, religions, and economic administration. Intended as a reliable, readable introduction for university students, it will also be useful to scholars in related fields within and outside classics. The contents of this book are arranged chronologically and geographically, facilitating comparison between the different cultures. Within this framework, the cultures of the Aegean Bronze Age are assessed thematically and combine both material culture and social history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521891271
ISBN-10: 0521891272
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 554
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

Cynthia Shelmerdine is the Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor of Classics at the University of Texas, Austin. A scholar of Aegean Bronze Age archaeology and Mycenaean Greek language, history, and society, she has worked in the field with the University of Minnesota Messenia Expedition, the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, and currently the Iklaina Archaeological Project. She is the author of many publications on Mycenaean culture.

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