The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History

The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History

Author(s): Nancy H. Demand

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011 12:31PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405155519

Online ISBN: 9781444342369

DOI: 10.1002/9781444342369

About this Book

The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states.

  • Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state
  • Based on the most recent research on the ancient Mediterranean
  • Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change - foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development in favor of a maritime based network
  • Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange and trade by sea

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