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Description - Greek History: The Basics by Robin Osborne

Greek History: The Basics is a concise and compelling introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age to rule by Rome.

With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece's ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History, including:

* The invention of politics and the rise of democracy

* The central role played by the Greek city

* The insights from cultural, political, demographic and economic history

* The benefits and pitfalls of working with different types of sources.

Featuring maps, illustrations, a timeline and annotated guides to further reading, this book is an engaging and authoritative introduction for students of Ancient Greek History.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415644655
ISBN-10: 0415644658
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robin Osborne

Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge and of the British Academy.

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