A Companion to Mediterranean History

A Companion to Mediterranean History

by Peregrine Horden, Sharon Kinoshita
     
 

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A Companion to Mediterranean History presents a wide-ranging overview of this vibrant field of historical research, drawing together scholars from a range of disciplines to discuss the development of the region from Neolithic times to the present.

 

  • Provides a valuable introduction to current debates on Mediterranean history and

Overview

A Companion to Mediterranean History presents a wide-ranging overview of this vibrant field of historical research, drawing together scholars from a range of disciplines to discuss the development of the region from Neolithic times to the present.

 

  • Provides a valuable introduction to current debates on Mediterranean history and helps define the field for a new generation
  • Covers developments in the Mediterranean world from Neolithic times to the modern era
  • Enables fruitful dialogue among a wide range of disciplines, including  history, archaeology, art, literature, and anthropology

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This central issue, whether the Mediterranean exists as a useful analytical category or is just a misleading, romanticized construct that has been self-actualized by the inhabitants, underpins this excellent companion.” (H-War, March 2015)

“It will surely hold the attention of both specialist researcher and general student alike.” (Reference Reviews, 1 December 2014

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118519332
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/21/2014
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
504
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Sharon Kinoshita is Professor of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is Co-Director of the UCSC Center for Mediterranean Studies, and Co-Director of the UC Multicampus Research Project in Mediterranean Studies. Her publications include Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature (2006).

Peregrine Horden is Professor of Medieval History at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is co-author, with Nicholas Purcell, of The Corrupting Sea (2000), and author of Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages (2008).

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