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Author Hall, Jonathan M.
Title A history of the archaic Greek world, ca. 1200-479 BCE [electronic resource] / Jonathan M. Hall.
Publication Info. Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition 2nd ed.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Maps; Figures; Documents; Preface; Preface to the Second Edition; Timeline; 1: The Practice of History; The Lelantine War; The Lelantine War Deconstructed; What is History?; History as Literature; Method and Theory; Further Reading; 2: Sources, Evidence, Dates; Evaluating Sources; Dating Archaic Poets; Non-Literary Evidence; Ancient Chronography; Archaeological Dating; Further Reading; 3: The End of the Mycenaean World and its Aftermath; Mycenaean Greece; Gauging the Historicity of the Dorian Migration; Alternative Explanations
The Loss and Recovery of WritingWhose Dark Age?; Further reading; 4: Communities of Place; Defining the Polis; The Urban Aspect of the Polis: Houses, Graves, and Walls; Political and Economic Functions; Cultic Communities; Polis and Ethnos; Further Reading; 5: New Homes Across the Seas; On the Move; The Credibility of Colonial Foundation Stories; Pots and Peoples; A Spartan Foundation? Taras, Phalanthos, and the Partheniai; Hunger or Greed?; Further Reading; 6: The Changing Nature of Authority; Charting the Genesis of the State; Kings or "Big-Men"?; The Emergence of an Aristocracy
Laws and InstitutionsThe Return of the "Big-Man"; Excursus I: A Cautionary Tale: Pheidon of Argos; 7: Fighting for the Fatherland; A Hoplite Revolution?; Some More Equal Than Others; Conquest, Territory, and Exploitation; Excursus II: Archaeological Gaps: Attica and Crete; 8: Defining the Political Community; Looking to the End; The Role of the Dêmos and the Great Rhetra; Drawing Boundaries; Land, Labor, and the Crisis in Attica; The "Second Sex"; Excursus III: Evaluating the Spartan Mirage; 9: The City of Theseus; The End of the Tyranny; The Birth of Democracy?; The Unification of Attica
Theseus: Democrat or Autocrat?The (A)typicality of Athens; Further Reading; 10: Making a Living; Conceptualizing Ancient Economic Activity; A Peasant Economy?; Plying the Seas; The Introduction of Coinage; Excursus IV: The Rise of Persia and the Invasions of Greece; 11: Imagining Greece; "Greek" Culture: Unity and Diversity; Greeks and Others: The External Dimension; The Emergence of Panhellenism: The Internal Dimension; The Invention of the Barbarian; Further Reading; 12: Writing the History of Archaic Greece; The First Sacred War: Fact or Fiction?; The Limits of Narrative History
Dividing up Time and SpaceFurther Reading; Abbreviations and Glossary of Literary Sources; Works Cited in the Further Reading; Guide to Electronic Resources; General Websites; Bibliographic Databases; Primary Sources Online; Archaeological Resources; Index
Subject Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Hall, Jonathan M. History of the archaic Greek world, ca. 1200-479 BCE. 2nd ed. Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 9781118301272 (DLC) 2013012728
ISBN 9781118340363 (electronic bk.)
1118340361 (electronic bk.)
9781118340417 (mobi)
9781118340462 (epub)
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