The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

Author(s): John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012 01:55AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179

About this Book

The Complete Archaeology of Greece covers the incredible richness and variety of Greek culture and its central role in our understanding of European civilization, from the Palaeolithic era of 400,000 years ago to the early modern period. In a single volume, the field's traditional focus on art and architecture has been combined with a rigorous overview of the latest archaeological evidence forming a truly comprehensive work on Greek civilization.

*Extensive notes on the text are freely available online at  Wiley Online Library, and include additional details and references for both the serious researcher and amateur

  • A unique single-volume exploration of the extraordinary development of human society in Greece from the earliest human traces up till the early 20th century AD
  • Provides 22 chapters and an introduction chronologically surveying the phases of Greek culture, with over 200 illustrations
  • Features over 200 images of art, architecture, and ancient texts, and integrates new archaeological discoveries for a more detailed picture of the Greece past, its landscape, and its people
  • Explains how scientific advances in archaeology have provided a broader perspective on Greek prehistory and history

Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Landscape and Aegean Prehistory

  2. Part II: The Archaeology of Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Greece in its Longer-Term Context

  3. Part III: The Archaeology of Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece in its Historical Context

  4. Part III: The Archaeology of Medieval and post-Medieval Greece in its Historical Context

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