Description - A History of the Archaic Greek World by Jon Hall
A History of the Archaic Greek World offers a theme-based approach to the development of the Greek world in the years 1200-479 BCE. * A Thematic study of this crucial formative period of Greek history, from the same series as P.J. Rhodes' A History of the Classical Greek World. * Takes a critical and analytical look at evidence about the history of the archaic Greek World. * Involves the reader in the practice of history by questioning and reevaluating conventional beliefs. * Casts new light on traditional themes such as the rise of the city-state, citizen militias, and the origins of egalitarianism.
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(247mm x 169mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Jon Hall
Jonathan M. Hall is Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities, Professor and Chair of Classics and Professor in the Departments of History and the College at the University of Chicago. He has written numerous articles on the political, social, and cultural history of the early Greek world and is the author of Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity (1997) and Hellenicity: Between Ethnicity and Culture (2002).