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Women of Ancient Greece

Women of Ancient Greece

by Pierre Brule
     
 

In this unique introduction to the representations of the Vietnam War in American history, literature and film, author Mark Taylor offers a concise, interdisciplinary approach to this most popular but complex of subjects. His aim is to show the intricate nature of crucial events in Vietnam, indicate the different ways in which historians and other writers and film

Overview

In this unique introduction to the representations of the Vietnam War in American history, literature and film, author Mark Taylor offers a concise, interdisciplinary approach to this most popular but complex of subjects. His aim is to show the intricate nature of crucial events in Vietnam, indicate the different ways in which historians and other writers and film makers have sought to make sense of them, and explore the sorts of truths which each claims to be telling - how can we know what is 'authentic'?Pierre Brulé's brilliant evocation of how women lived in ancient Greece describes every aspect of their lives, including their religious, familial and domestic duties, their economic importance, and their social, moral and legal status as wives, cohabitees or slaves. He examines their sexual roles, what the status of a woman's body was and what her own and others' attitudes were likely to be towards it. Professor Brulé does all this in the context of the development and achievements of Greek civili

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748616435
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
03/24/2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Pierre Brulé is Professor of Greek at the University of Haute-Bretagne

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