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A History of Ancient Greece
by Nancy Demand
This work provides a concise history of Ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through to Alexander the Great. Focusing on the interpretation of ancient sources, both written and visual, the text contains current scholarship and a balance of political, social, cultural and military history.
Paperback, 397 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Overture Books / McGraw-Hill
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Demand is one of the more prominent Greek historians in the U.S. Her survey textbook is up there with the Pomeroy/Donlan/Burnstien/Robertson survey offered from Oxford. I regularly use one or the other in my my introductory class on Greek history. Her strengths, are, predictably, social history (especially women) as well as the Archaic and Classical Age. If you'd like to read a textbook used by Greek history specialists in introductory courses on Greek history, this is an excellent choice, up th ...more