A History of the Archaic Greek World
offers a theme-based approach to the development of the Greek world in the years 1200-479 BCE.
- A Thematic study of this crucial formative period of Greek history, from the same series as P.J. Rhodes' A History of the Classical Greek World.
- Takes a critical and analytical look at evidence about the history of the archaic Greek World.
- Involves the reader in the practice of history by questioning and reevaluating conventional beliefs.
- Casts new light on traditional themes such as the rise of the city-state, citizen militias, and the origins of egalitarianism.