Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969. Trade paperback. (ISBN 0-684-12466-1) Fair reading copy, page edges soiled, fair wrappers, soiled, wear and tear to edges of wrappers. "The Ancient Mediterranean" is unique in its emphasis upon the intricate relationship between history and geography. The Mediterranean both connected and separated the early peoples, and as Professor Grant clearly demonstrates, the classical cultures of Greece and Rome drew on their own part, the great Oriental civilizations and even further back into prehistoric times, to create standards, archetypes, and artistic forms tat have been basic to civilized life in the West ever since. "The Ancient Mediterranean" was named an editor's choice by "The History Book Club Review." "[an informative, sensitive historical essay]...is enhanced greatly by Grant's lively style and his decision to defer to ancient texts where appropriate." - "The Historian." "Few books of ancient history cover so much territory so succinctly as "The Ancient Mediterranean." Furthermore, the author writes with clarity and charm. This volume both instructs an delights, which is the ideal prescribed by Horace and other critics of the classical world." - Louis B. Wright, "The History Book Club Review." History.
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Book Description Scribner's Sons, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0684124661