The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History Noted historian Nancy H. Demand joins the growing group of scholars who have abandoned traditional isolationist models of the development of the Greek polis and cast their gaze seaward, to the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean.
- Published: 24 January 2012
- Format: Hardback 376 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781405155519 ISBN 10: 1405155515
- Sales rank: 1,070,038
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The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states. Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state Based on the most recent research on the ancient Mediterranean Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change - foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development in favor of a maritime based network Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange and trade by sea