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The archaeology of Greece

an introduction

by William R. Biers

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece,
    • Greece -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam R. Biers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF77 .B58 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2377080M
      ISBN 100801494060, 0801420822
      LC Control Number87005447

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      A Companion that examines together two pivotal periods of Greek archaeology and offers a rich analysis of early Greek culture A Companion to the Archaeology of Early Greece and the Mediterranean offers an original and inclusive review of two key periods of Greek archaeology, which are typically treated separatelythe Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age. It presents an in-depth exploration of.   Ithaca, New York: Cornell, - " William R. Biers wrote The Archaeology of Greece to introduce students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece. The great popularity of the first edition testifies to his success. In his preface to the second edition, Biers points out that, while the field of Greek.

      Daily archaeological news and exclusive online features, plus articles from the current issue and back issues.   The book is therefore, an extremely useful one to understanding (in general terms) the archaeology of Ancient Greece ('it does exactly what it says on the tin'!). If you're interested in Archaeology or have a paper to write on the subject, read this s: 3.


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In his preface to the second edition, Biers points out that, while the field of Greek archaeology may seem conservative and slow-moving, it has undergon/5.

Bintliff’s book is a generous reciprocation of Greek Philoxenia, a distillation of his long experience of Greek archaeology in the field, this theoretical positions and methodological tools, reaching out further than to the people of Greece alone." (Antiquity, 1 January ) ‘Named CHOICE Outstanding Title for “Summing Up: by: William R.

Biers wrote The Archaeology of Greece to introduce students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece. The great popularity of the first edition testifies to his success. In his preface to the second edition, Biers points out that, while the field of Greek archaeology may seem conservative and slow-moving, it has undergone major changes.

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece provides an up-to-date synthesis of current research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods.

Its rich and diverse material has always provoked admiration and even wonder, but it is seldom analyzed as a key to our understanding of Greek civilization. by:   A Companion that examines together two pivotal periods of Greek archaeology and offers a rich analysis of early Greek culture.

A Companion to the Archaeology of Early Greece and the Mediterranean offers an original and inclusive review of two key periods of Greek archaeology, which are typically treated separately—the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age.

Bintliff’s book is a generous reciprocation of Greek Philoxenia, a distillation of his long experience of Greek archaeology in the field, this theoretical positions and methodological tools, reaching out further than to the people of Greece alone." (Antiquity, 1 January ) ‘Named CHOICE Outstanding Title for * Archaeology * "William Biers' first edition of this book served well a generation of scholars and lay people alike as a standard introduction.

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"Anthony Snodgrass, as the groundbreaking and often brilliant papers collected in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece amply testify, is committed to common sense, quantification, and limited conclusions."--Peter Greene, New York Review of Books, 30 NovemberAs one would expect from Snodgrass, the contributions are unfailingly lively and challenging, and the new comments are.

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