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Neville Morley

Classics
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

For generations, the study of Greek and Latin was used to train the elites of the western world. Knowledge of classical culture, it was believed, produced more cultivated, creative individuals; Greece and Rome were seen as pinnacles of civilization, and the origins of western superiority over the re...

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Writing Ancient History
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

How do ancient historians pursue their craft? From the evidence of coins, pottery shards, remains of buildings, works of art, and, above all, literary texts-all of which have survived more or less accidentally from antiquity-they fashion works of history. But how exactly do they go about reconstruct...

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Trade in Classical Antiquity
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

Historians have long argued about the place of trade in classical antiquity: was it the life-blood of a complex, Mediterranean-wide economic system, or a thin veneer on the surface of an under-developed agrarian society? Trade underpinned the growth of Athenian and Roman power, helping to supply arm...

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$96.00
Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history. Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evaluate the work of others, the book includes a survey ...

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$86.00
Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches
by Neville Morley ~ Hardback

Ancient History: Key Thems and Approaches is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It presents over 500 of the most important stimulating and provocative arguments by modern writers on the subject, and as such constitutes an invaluable reference resource. The first section deals with differen...

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$429.00
Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History
by Neville Morley ~ Hardback

Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history. Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evaluate the work of others, the book includes a surve...

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$402.00
The Roman Empire
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

Over a millennium after the end of its unrivalled dominance, the spectre of Rome figures highly in western culture. This book explores what the empire meant to its subjects. The idea of Rome has long outlived the physical empire that gave it form, and now holds sway over vastly more people and a fa...

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Metropolis and Hinterland
by Neville Morley ~ Hardback

This book studies the growth of the city of Rome and the effects of the city's demands for food and migrants on the economy of Italy. It seeks to question the idea that all great cities, especially in the ancient world, were parasites on the societies that supported them. On the contrary, the growth...

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$233.00
Trade in Classical Antiquity
by Neville Morley ~ Hardback

Historians have long argued about the place of trade in classical antiquity: was it the life-blood of a complex, Mediterranean-wide economic system, or a thin veneer on the surface of an under-developed agrarian society? Trade underpinned the growth of Athenian and Roman power, helping to supply arm...

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$200.00
Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It presents over 500 of the most important stimulating and provocative arguments by modern writers on the subject, and as such constitutes an invaluable reference resource. The first section deals with diff...

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$120.00
Thucydides and the Idea of History
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

From the eighteenth century onwards, the ancient Greek writer Thucydides (c 460 - c 395 BCE) was viewed as the most important classical historian. He was acclaimed not only as a vital source for reconstructing antiquity but as a purveyor of timeless political wisdom. His name is almost inescapable i...

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$59.00
Metropolis and Hinterland
by Neville Morley ~ Paperback / softback

This book studies the growth of the city of Rome and the effects of the city's demands for food and migrants on the economy of Italy. It seeks to question the idea that all great cities, especially in the ancient world, were parasites on the societies that supported them. On the contrary, the growth...

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$115.00