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Author Bintliff, J. L. (John L.)
Title The complete archaeology of Greece [electronic resource] : from hunter-gatherers to the 20th century AD / John Bintliff.
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  DF77 .B626 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description xxiv, 518 p., [32] p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents Front Matter -- Supplemental Images -- Introduction -- The Landscape and Aegean Prehistory. The Dynamic Land -- Hunter-Gatherers -- Early Farming Communities -- Complex Cultures of the Early Bronze Age -- The Middle to Early Late Bronze Age on Crete -- The Middle to Early Late Bronze Age on the Cyclades and the Mainland -- The Mature Late Bronze Age on the Mainland and in the Wider Aegean -- The Archaeology of Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Greece in its Longer-Term Context. The Greek Early Iron Age and the Concept of a ₃Dark Age₄ -- The Archaeology of the Archaic Era -- The Built Environment, Symbolic Material Culture, and Society in Archaic Greece -- The Archaeology of Classical Greece -- Symbolic Material Culture, the Built Environment, and Society in Classical Greece -- The Archaeology of Greece in Hellenistic to Early Roman Imperial Times -- Symbolic Material Culture, the Built Environment, and Society in Hellenistic and Early Roman Greece -- The Archaeology of Greece from Middle Roman Imperial Times to Late Antiquity -- Symbolic Material Culture, the Built Environment, and Society in Middle to Late Roman Greece -- The Archaeology of Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece in its Historical Context. The Archaeology of Byzantine Greece -- The Archaeology of Medieval and post-Medieval Greece in its Historical Context. Symbolic Material Culture, the Built Environment, and Society in the Byzantine Aegean -- The Archaeology of Frankish-Crusader Society in Greece -- The Archaeology of Ottoman and Venetian Greece -- Material Culture, the Built Environment, and Society in Ottoman and Venetian Greece -- The Archaeology of Early Modern Greece -- Index -- Additional Online Notes --.
The landscape and Aegean prehistory -- The archaeology of Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Greece in its longer-term context -- The archaeology of medieval and post-medieval Greece in its historical context.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2012. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 3, 2012). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Summary "The Complete Archaeology of Greece covers the incredible richness and variety of Greek culture and its central role in our understanding of European civilization, from the Palaeolithic era of 400,000 years ago to the early modern period. In a single volume, the field's traditional focus on art and architecture has been combined with a rigorous overview of the latest archaeological evidence forming a truly comprehensive work on Greek civilization. A unique single-volume exploration of the extraordinary development of human society in Greece from the earliest human traces up till the early 20th century AD Provides 22 chapters and an introduction chronologically surveying the phases of Greek culture, with over 200 illustrations Features over 200 images of art, architecture, and ancient texts, and integrates new archaeological discoveries for a more detailed picture of the Greece past, its landscape, and its people Explains how scientific advances in archaeology have provided a broader perspective on Greek prehistory and history Offers extensive notes on the text, available online, including additional details and references for the serious researcher and amateur"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Greece -- Antiquities.
Greece -- Civilization.
Architecture, Ancient -- Greece.
Art, Ancient -- Greece.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece.
Related Names Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Related To Print version: Bintliff, J. L. (John L.). Complete archaeology of Greece. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 9781405154185 (DLC) 2011049091 (OCoLC)701808393
ISBN 9781118255179 (electronic bk.)
1118255178 (electronic bk.)
OCLC number 798700389