The Environment and the Classical World

The Environment and the Classical World

by Patrica Jeskins
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Bloomsbury Academic

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The Environment and the Classical World

For the people of antiquity, the dominant force in shaping their life, economy and culture was the natural environment. This is an exploration of the direct influence of the geography, climate and resources of the Mediterranean world upon the Greeks and the Romans, and their ingenuity in exploring the challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853995477
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/15/1998
Series: Classical World Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Preface
1. Introduction
2. Geography, climate and resources
3. Political life
4. Community and social life
5. Economic life
6. Travel and communication
7. Warfare Suggestions for Further Study Suggestions for Further Reading

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