Download e-book for kindle: A History of Greece (Palgrave Essential Histories Series) by Nicholas Doumanis

By Nicholas Doumanis

Greek-speaking humans have occupied the Aegean zone always because the Bronze Age, whereas Greek tradition has been a characteristic of the jap Mediterranean courting again to the Age of Alexander. yet what do Greeks this day have in universal with Homer, Plato and Aristotle? What are the hyperlinks among the folks who equipped the Parthenon and those that presently preserve it? Drawing at the newest examine into historic, medieval and glossy historical past, Nicholas Doumanis offers clean and difficult insights into Greek heritage for the reason that early antiquity. Taking a transnational strategy, Doumanis argues that the resilience of Greek tradition has very much to do with its continuous interplay with different cultures through the centuries.

Ideal for the undergraduate pupil, or an individual willing to determine extra approximately Greek heritage, A background of Greece offers a special and engaging account of the fortunes and lots of adjustments of Greek tradition and society, from the earliest occasions to the current.

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