The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History by Nancy H. Demand

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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
 

About Nancy H. Demand

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Nancy H. Demand is Professor Emerita in the Department of History, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Her books include Thebes in the Fifth Century (1982); Urban Relocation in Archaic and Classical Greece: Flight and Consolidation (1990); Birth, Death and Motherhood in Classical Greece (1994); and A History of Ancient Greece (1996).
 
Published November 28, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 376 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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