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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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Jan 15, 2012 Grace rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pretty decent overview, but my Prof. did spend most of the lectures correcting the text. So I wouldn't weigh the information so heavily.
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Shelves: on-hold
Re reading old university textbooks before giving them away! Lets see if it sticks this time
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