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  • Social Struggles in Archaic Romeby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2008; US$ 160.95

    This widely respected study of social conflicts between the patrician elite and the plebeians in the first centuries of the Roman republic has now been enhanced by a new chapter on material culture, updates to individual chapters, an updated bibliography, and a new introduction. Analyzes social conflicts between patricians and plebeians in... more...

  • War and Peace in the Ancient Worldby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95

    This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. The first book to focus on war and peace in the ancient world Takes a global perspective, covering a large number of early civilizations, from China, India and West Asia, through the Mediterranean to the Americas Features contributions... more...

  • Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient Worldby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2013; US$ 144.95

    Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories. Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in... more...

  • Peace in the Ancient Worldby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories conducts a comparative investigation of why certain ancient societies produced explicit concepts and theories of peace and others did not. Explores the idea that concepts of peace in antiquity occurred only in periods that experienced exceptional rates of warfare Utilizes case studies of civilizations... more...

  • The Adventure of the Human Intellectby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect presents the latest scholarship on the beginnings of intellectual history on a broad scope, encompassing ten eminent ancient or early civilizations from both the Old and New Worlds. Borrows themes from The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man (1946), updating an old topic with a new approach and up-to-date... more...

  • Peace in the Ancient Worldby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories conducts a comparative investigation of why certain ancient societies produced explicit concepts and theories of peace and others did not. Explores the idea that concepts of peace in antiquity occurred only in periods that experienced exceptional rates of warfare Utilizes case studies of civilizations... more...

  • Epic and Historyby David Konstan; Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2009; US$ 181.95

    With contributions from leading scholars, this is a unique cross-cultural comparison of historical epics across a wide range of cultures and time periods, which presents crucial insights into how history is treated in narrative poetry. The first book to gain new insights into the topic of ?epic and history? through in-depth cross-cultural comparisons... more...

  • A Companion to Archaic Greeceby Kurt A. Raaflaub; Hans van Wees

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95

    A systematic survey of archaic Greek society and culture which introduces the reader to a wide range of new approaches to the period. The first comprehensive and accessible survey of developments in the study of archaic Greece Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context Gives equal emphasis to established... more...

  • Geography and Ethnographyby Kurt A. Raaflaub; Richard J. A. Talbert

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.95

    This fascinating volume brings together leading specialists, who have analyzed the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies. Presents evidence from across the ages; from antiquity through to the Age of Discovery Provides cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese... more...

  • The Roman Empire in Contextby Johann P. Arnason; Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2010; US$ 170.95

    Through a series of original essays by leading international scholars, The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives offers a comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire’s role and achievement and, more broadly, establishes Rome’s significance within comparative studies. Fills a gap in comparative historical... more...