Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History / Edition 1

Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History / Edition 1

by Neville Morley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415248779

ISBN-13: 9780415248778

Pub. Date: 08/20/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1) Approaches
2) Ancient and Modern
3) The Limits of the Possible
4) Class and Status
5) A Sense of Identity
6) Myth and Reason
Afterword: Speaking Theory
Guide to Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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