Greek History: The Basics
Greek History: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age (c. 1200BC) to the Hellenistic era. With a chapter on each key period of Greece’s ancient history, the book covers all of the central topics, approaches and issues including:
- The invention of politics and the rise of democracy
- The central role played by the Greek city
- The insights gleaned from cultural, political, demographic and economic history
- The possibilities and problems of working with different types of sources
Featuring maps, timelines, annotated guides to further reading and chapter summaries, this book is an ideal introduction for all students of Greek history.