Bolti ár: 9580 Ft
Internetes ár: 8622 Ft (10% kedvezmény)
Kiadás éve: 2015
Kiadó: Thames and Hudson
Kategóriák: Történelem/ókor, Történelem/régészet
387 Illustrations, 49 in colour
The Mediterranean has been for millennia one of the global cockpits of human endeavour. World-class interpretations exist of its Classical and subsequent history, but there has been remarkably little holistic exploration of how its societies, culture and economies first came into being, despite the fact that almost all the fundamental developments originated well before 500 BC.
This award-winning book is the first full, interpretive synthesis for a generation on the rise of the Mediterranean world from its beginning, before the emergence of our own species, up to the threshold of Classical times.
Extensively illustrated and ranging across disciplines, subject matter and chronology from early humans and the origins of farming and metallurgy to the rise of civilizations – Egyptian, Levantine, Hispanic, Minoan, Mycenaean, Phoenician, Etruscan, early Greek – the book is a masterpiece of archaeological and historical writing.
Cyprian Broodbank is John Disney Professor of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge. His previous book, An Island Archaeology of the Early Cyclades, won the James R. Wiseman award of the Archaeological Institute of America (for all fields of archaeology), and the Runciman Prize (for all fields of Hellenic Studies).
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