Greeks : Portrait of Self and Others / Edition 2

Greeks : Portrait of Self and Others / Edition 2

by Paul Cartledge
     
 

Examines clasical histories to explore how Greeks sought to define themselves in opposition to a whole series of 'Others' - non-Greeks, women, non-citizens, slaves, and gods.See more details below

Overview

Examines clasical histories to explore how Greeks sought to define themselves in opposition to a whole series of 'Others' - non-Greeks, women, non-citizens, slaves, and gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192803887
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Cartledge is Reader in Greek History at the University of Cambridge. His publications include The Cambridge Illustrated History of Greece (CUP, 1997) and The Greeks (BBC, 2001).

Table of Contents

Prologue
1. Significant Others: Us v. Them
2. Inventing the Past: History v. Myth
Entr'acte: Others in Images and Images of Others
3. Alien Wisdom: Greeks v. Barbarians
4. Engendering History: Men v. Women
5. In the Club: Citizens v. Aliens
6. Of Inhuman Bondage: Free v. Slave
7. Knowing Your Place: Gods v. Mortals
Epilogue
Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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