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Title Ancient Greece : a political, social, and cultural history / by Sarah B. Pomeroy, Stanley M. Burstein, Walter Donlan, Jennifer Tolbert Roberts.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Physical description xxix, 512 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Early Greece and the Bronze Age -- II. The "Dark Age" of Greece and the Eighth-Century "Renaissance" (c. 1150-700 B.C.) -- III. Archaic Greece (c. 700-500 B.C.) -- IV. Sparta -- V. The Growth of Athens and the Persian Wars -- VI. The Rivalries of the Greek City-States and the Growth of Athenian Democracy -- VII. Greece on the Eve of the Peloponnesian War -- VIII. The Peloponnesian War -- IX. The Crisis of the Polis and the Age of Shifting Hegemonies -- X. Phillip II and the Rise of Macedon -- XI. Alexander the Great -- XII. Alexander's Successors and the Cosmopolis.
Summary Written by four leading authorities on the classical world, here is a new history of ancient Greece that dynamically presents a generation of new scholarship on the birthplace of Western civilization. Ranging from Greece's first beginnings in the Bronze Age through the tumultuous Hellenistic era that followed the death of Alexander the Great, this volume offers a truly wide-ranging portrait, blending the traditional political and military approach with explorations of social and cultural history. Throughout the book, the authors trace the gradual evolution of Greek culture, revealing how the early Greeks borrowed from their neighbors but eventually developed a distinctive culture of their own, marked by astonishing creativity, versatility, and resilience.
Other author Pomeroy, Sarah B.
Subject Hellenism.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.
ISBN 0195097424 (alk. paper)
0195097432 (paperback: alk. paper)
0071346988 (paperback) No price