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The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History

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This comprehensive chronicle of the history of the ancient Mediterranean (from Sumer to the fall of Rome) explores the "distinctive forms" society took in the ancient world-especially the unusual relationship between society and the state (unlike anything we encounter today) that characterized the social order of antiquity. By closely integrating social and cultural histor ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Prentice Hall (first published 1979)
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Grace
Pretty decent overview, but my Prof. did spend most of the lectures correcting the text. So I wouldn't weigh the information so heavily.
Andrew
Decent socio-cultural review from Mesopotamia through the Roman Empire.
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