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Bryn Mawr Classical Review -Camps new edition of this little gem improves on Mabel Langs simple but superb 1987 original[...]The illustrations, now mostly in color, with crisp resolution and almost no glare, are a most welcome improvement. Camp offers appropriate new additions, substitutions, and in some cases, a reordering or recasting of Langs original images. These changes make the text more memorable and the illustrations more vital to the book as a whole[...]
This slim volume is thus well-worth including as required reading for almost any introductory undergraduate course to Greek civilization, as this reviewer intends to do at Bucknell University. The book will likewise be attractive to the interested layperson as a brief and general introduction to some of the most important issues of Athenian political life. In short, this little volume is everything an Agora Picture Book should be: concise but informative, easy to read (and to carry), and, now, pretty.
Read the full review at the BMCR website: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2005/2005-08-12.html