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  • Final Neolithic Crete and the Southeast Aegeanby Krzysztof Nowicki

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    This book presents an archaeological study of Crete in transition from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 3000 BC) within the broader South Aegean context. The study, based on the author?s own fieldwork, contains a gazetteer ofover 170sites. The material from these sites will prompt archaeologists in Greece, Turkey, and... more...

  • Troyby Samuel Willard Crompton

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00

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  • Thucydides Between History and Literatureby Antonis Tsakmakis; Melina Tamiolaki

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Papers in this volume explore Thucydides? methods of research and representation (also contrasting the notions of an objective historian and an artful narrator), provide insights into the historian?s narrative techniques and style, examine the use of the past in Thucydidean historiography, analyse Thucydides? political ideas in the context... more...

  • Collected Papers on Alexander the Greatby Ernst Badian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of articles was reinforced by lectures and reviews in his... more...

  • Back to the Beginningby Ilse Schoep; P. Tomkins; J M. Driessen

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 40.00

    Ever since their first discovery, more than a century ago, the Minoan Palaces have dominated scholarship on the Cretan Bronze Age. Opinion long held that their first appearance, seemingly at the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age, marked a pivotal transformation point, during which the simple, egalitarian societies of the Early Bronze Age were transformed... more...

  • Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Ageby Daniel J. Pullen

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    This volume brings together an international group of researchers to address how Mycenaean and Minoan states controlled the economy. The contributions, originally delivered at the 2007 Langford Conference at the Florida State University, examine the political economies of state (and pre-state) entities within the Aegean Bronze Age, including the issues... more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • Macedonian Imperialismby Pierre Jouguet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Moni Odigitriaby Andonis Vasilakis; Keith Branigan

    INSTAP Academic Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the final report on the excavation of two Prepalatial tholos tombs and their associated remains at Chatzinas Liophyto near the Moni Odigitria (monastery) in south-central Crete. The grave goods and burial remains include pottery, metal objects, chipped stones, stone vases, gold and stone jewelry, sealstones, and human skeletal... more...

  • Archaeological Survey of the Gournia Landscapeby L. Vance Watrous; Donald Haggis; Krzysztof Nowicki

    INSTAP Academic Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A regional survey was undertaken in the central part of the Mirabello Bay area: along the northeastern coast of Crete in the Gournia Valley and the northern half of the Isthmus of Ierapetra, ending in the valley of Episkopi, to provide a regional context for the Bronze Age palace and settlement of Gournia. As this survey was the last and geographically... more...