Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations From Prehistory to 640 CE

ISBN-10: 0199384452
ISBN-13: 9780199384457
Edition: 2nd 2014
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/30/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Challenging the stereotypes and myths that typically characterize students' understanding of antiquity, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations: From Prehistory to 640 CE, Second Edition, focuses on continuity and connections, along with cultural diffusion and cultural diversity, to show how history is a cumulative process and that numerous similar themes recur in different times and places. The text also explores sensitive issues and debates including attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and tolerance; gender issues and roles; slavery; social mobility; religion; political evolution; the nature of government; and imperialism.FEATURESNew! Chapter 9: "Civilization beyond the Near East, Greece, and Rome (2300-31 BCE)"New! "Digging Antiquity": Illustrated features that discuss specific archaeological sites, many of which can still be visited todayNew!: "Looking Back": Chapter summaries, followed by "Looking Ahead" sections that preview the following chapters"History Laboratory": Concise observations on how historians use different methodologies to interpret historical evidence and to debunk pseudoscience"Historical Controversy": Reflections that explore conflicting modern interpretations of ancient phenomena"A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words": Illustrations of distinctive material artifacts, accompanied by brief essays"Mysteries of History": Selections that address puzzling and intriguing aspects of the past"In Their Own Words": Extended quotations that exemplify each chapter's main themesStunning Interior Design: More than 200 maps and illustrations, including an eight-page color portfolioAn Image Bank CD containing more than 100 PowerPoint-based slides and approximately forty maps, available to adopters

Ralph Mathisen is Professor of History, Classics, and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a specialist in the ancient world with a particular interest in the society, culture, and religion of Late Antiquity. His teaching experience includes Western Civilization and topics in the Ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, coinage, and Roman law. He has written more than seventy scholarly articles and has written or edited 10 books, the most recent of which is PEOPLE, PERSONAL EXPRESSION, AND SOCIAL RELATIONS IN LATE ANTIQUITY. He is also the editor of the JOURNAL OF LATE ANTIQUITY and OXFORD STUDIES IN LATE ANTIQUITY. He enjoys traveling, running, and ballroom dancing.

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