Description - Classical Archaeology by Susan E. Alcock
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.
Second edition is updated and revised throughout, showcasing
the latest research and fresh theoretical approaches in classical
Includes brand new essays on ancient Greek and Roman art in a
Designed to encourage critical thinking about the
interpretation of ancient material culture and the role of modern
perceptions in shaping the study of art and archaeology
Features paired essays ? one covering the Greek world,
the other, the Roman ? to stimulate a dialogue not only
between the two ancient cultures, but between scholars from
different historiographic and methodological traditions
Includes maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and short
editorial introductions to each chapter
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Author Biography - Susan E. Alcock
Susan E. Alcock is Director of the Joukowsky Institute forArchaeology and the Ancient World and Professor of Classics,Anthropology and Archaeology at Brown University. Her recent booksinclude Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscape, Monumentsand Memory (2001) and Side-by-Side Survey: ComparativeRegional Analysis in the Mediterranean Region (with John F.Cherry, 2004). Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at theUniversity of Cambridge and Fellow of King's College. His recentbooks include Archaic and Classical Greek Art (1998),Greek Historical Inscriptions 404 323 B.C. (with P. J.Rhodes, 2003), Greek History (2004), Athens and AthenianDemocracy (2010) and The History Written on the ClassicalGreek Body (2011).
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