Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History / Edition 1

Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History / Edition 1

by Neville Morley
     
 

Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history.

Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evaluate the work of others, the book includes a survey of key ideas and theories on a wide range of ancient historical

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Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history.

Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evaluate the work of others, the book includes a survey of key ideas and theories on a wide range of ancient historical topics including society and economy, the environment, gender and sexuality, and myth and rationality.

Also including a helpful annotated guide to further reading on all the topics covered, students will not want to miss out on this essential guide to the ancient world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415248778
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/20/2004
Series:
Approaching the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Sales rank:
807,991
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

1Approaches : the problem of theory1
2Ancient and modern : the invention of the ancient economy33
3The limits of the possible51
4Class and status71
5A sense of identity89
6Myth and reason105
Afterword : speaking theory131

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