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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. Contains 57 documents that introduce many of the major topics of Roman history, from the period of the Twelve Tables (451 BC) to the later Roman empire, including: the structure of Roman society, slavery, the position of women and the nature of family life, farm-management and agricultural practices, and scientific and medical knowledge. Editor(s): Cherry, David. Num Pages: 280 pages, 10. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 174 x 15. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631217848
ISBN
9780631217848
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.53

Hardback. * Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain. * Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period. * Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic, cultural and religious life. Editor(s): Todd, Malcolm. Series: Blackwell Companions to British History. Num Pages: 528 pages, 120. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBTB; HRAX; JP; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 256 x 179 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1066.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631218234
ISBN
9780631218234
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 213.89

Paperback. This is a historical biography of Hannibal, the military leader of Carthage responsible for waging a dramatic onslaught against Rome during the Punic Wars, and one of the most fascinating figures of ancient history. It is told from a pro-Hannibal, rather than pro-Roman, perspective. Num Pages: 256 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBJH; HBLA; JWLF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 151 x 15. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631218487
ISBN
9780631218487
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.53

Paperback. * The first, full account of Etruscan politics, culture and society, placing Etruscans in their Mediterranean context. * Incorporate up--to--date finding from landscape archaeology. * Includes unique practical guide to more than 60 Etruscan sites. Series: Peoples of Europe. Num Pages: 400 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631220381
ISBN
9780631220381
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.52

Hardback. An account of the varied civilization of the Hellenistic world, providing a narrative of the often violent political history of the period, a systematic analysis of Hellenistic kingdoms and civic institutions, and examination of the interaction between Greek settlers and native peoples. Num Pages: 464 pages, 34. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 180 x 30. Weight in Grams: 932.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
464
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631222415
ISBN
9780631222415
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.23

Hardback. * A fascinating and unique history of the Britons from the late Iron Age to the late Middle Ages. * Describes the life, language and culture of the Britons before, during and after Roman rule. * Examines the figures of King Arthur and Merlin and the evolution of a powerful national mythology. Series: Peoples of Europe. Num Pages: 352 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 166 x 25. Weight in Grams: 662.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631222606
ISBN
9780631222606
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.76

Paperback. * Explores the fascinating world of sex and gender roles in the classical period. * Accessible to general readers whilst encouraging them to confront new theories and methodologies, and contemporary assumptions about gender and sexuality. Editor(s): McClure, Laura K. Series: Interpreting Ancient History. Num Pages: 336 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; DSBB; HBG; HBLA; JFSJ; VFVC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631225898
ISBN
9780631225898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.29

Hardcover. Presents translations of some of the important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. This book offers comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. It includes a bibliography of modern works, visual sources and a map of Alexander's expedition. Editor(s): Heckel, Waldemar; Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 376 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 174 x 27. Weight in Grams: 830.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631228202
ISBN
9780631228202
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 148.64

Paperback. * This source book presents fresh new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. * Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Editor(s): Heckel, Waldemar; Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 376 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 174 x 21. Weight in Grams: 628.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631228219
ISBN
9780631228219
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.29

Hardcover. Examines diverse aspects of Roman imperialism, from the Romans' motivations in acquiring an empire and their ideological justifications for imperial domination, to the complex political, economic, and cultural interactions between the Romans, their allies, and the subjected peoples. This title includes notes with suggestions for further reading. Editor(s): Champion, Craige B. Series: Interpreting Ancient History. Num Pages: 336 pages, 12. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBJD; HBLA; JPF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 263 x 187 x 24. Weight in Grams: 782.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631231189
ISBN
9780631231189
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 148.33

Hardcover. Ancient Greek thought provides the basis for the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West. This collection of over 60 essays explores the full length and breadth of Greek thought - showing the Greeks looking at themselves, their knowledge, poetics and rhetoric. Editor(s): Brunschwig, Jacques; Lloyd, G. E. R. Translator(s): Porter, Catherine. Series: Harvard University Press Reference Library. Num Pages: 1056 pages, 76 color illustrations, 5 halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 261 x 181 x 58. Weight in Grams: 2126.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
1056
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674002616
ISBN
9780674002616
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 96.13
€ 91.22

Hardcover. This volume analyzes the representation of gender and desire in elite, male-authored literary texts in China dating from roughly 200 B.C. until 1000 A.D. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 440 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; 3F; DSBB; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC; JFSJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 168 x 34. Weight in Grams: 752.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674005273
ISBN
9780674005273
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 41.86

Paperback. This text covers medical thought from antiquity through to the Middle Ages, reconstructing the slow transformation and sudden changes in theory and practice that marked the birth and early development of Western medicine. Editor(s): Grmek, Mirko D. Translator(s): Shugaar, Antony. Num Pages: 496 pages, 1 line illustration, 3 tables. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; HBG; HBLA; HBLC; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 225 x 151 x 27. Weight in Grams: 599.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674007956
ISBN
9780674007956
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.30

Hardback. This book explores two important moments of dislocation in Chinese history, the early medieval period (317--589 CE) and the nineteenth century. Tian juxtaposes a rich array of materials from these two periods in comparative study, linking these historical moments in their unprecedented interactions, and intense fascination, with foreign cultures. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 398 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; 3JH; HBJF; HBLA; HBLL; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 29. Weight in Grams: 690.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674062528
ISBN
9780674062528
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.77

Paperback. Presents an approach to late antiquity that shows how, from the second-century peak of Rome's prosperity to the ninth-century onset of the Islamic Empire's decline, powerful beliefs in One God were used to justify and strengthen 'world empires'. Num Pages: 232 pages, 10 plates. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FB; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBJF1; HBLA; HBLC; HRCC1; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 153 x 235 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691015453
ISBN
9780691015453
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 28.86

Hardback. Named for the famous Chinese minister of state, Guan Zhong (d 645 BC), the "Guanzi" is one of the largest collections of ancient Chinese writings in existence. It was compiled in its present form about 26 BC by the Han dynasty scholar Liu Xiang. This volume presents a translation of the "Guanzi" into English. Translator(s): Rickett, W. Allyn. Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations. Num Pages: 592 pages, 1 table 1 line illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; DNF; DSBB; HPD; JPA; KCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 37. Weight in Grams: 999.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691048161
ISBN
9780691048161
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 263.93
€ 196.84

Hardback. Offers a historical and sociological interpretation of classical Athens centered on the notion of greed. Integrating ancient philosophy, poetry, and history, and drawing on modern political thought, this work demonstrates that the Athenian discourse on greed was an essential component of Greek social development and political history. Num Pages: 312 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HPQ; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 571.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691048550
ISBN
9780691048550
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 103.23
€ 79.08

Hardback. Reveals Epizephyrian Locri - a Greek colony on the Adriatic coast of Italy - as a third way in Greek culture, neither Athens nor Sparta. Drawing on a range of literary and archaeological evidence, this work offers an account of this poorly understood Greek city-state, and in particular the distinctive role of women and marriage therein. Num Pages: 480 pages, 28 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAG; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 34. Weight in Grams: 828.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691116051
ISBN
9780691116051
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 117.30
€ 89.24

Hardback. Most studies of ancient Greek politics focus on formal institutions such as the political assembly and the law courts. This book suggests that Greek literature reveals traces of popular culture that can be further illuminated by comparison with later historical periods. Num Pages: 288 pages, 10 halftones. 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 24. Weight in Grams: 556.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691140056
ISBN
9780691140056
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.79
€ 41.98

Paperback. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, this title provides a fresh look at Mediterranean civilization in the midst of enormous change - as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western Roman provinces fall away from those in the Byzantine east, and as power shifts from Rome to Constantinople. Num Pages: 232 pages, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 220 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691150253
ISBN
9780691150253
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.99

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