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A Short History of the Ancient World
A Short History of the Ancient World
By Nicholas K.Rauh with Heidi E. Kraus
A Short History of the Ancient World examines the emergence of urban civilizations on the continents of Africa, Europe, and Asia.
Available Nov 2017
Sources for the History of Western Civilization, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century, Second Edition
Sources for the History of Western Civilization, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century, Second Edition
Edited by Michael Burger
Sources for the History of Western Civilization is a primary source reader designed specifically to allow undergraduate students to interact with historical documents without unnecessary editorial intervention.
Published Jul 2015
Roman Social Imaginaries: Language and Thought in the Context of Empire
Roman Social Imaginaries: Language and Thought in the Context of Empire
By Clifford Ando

Lucid, insightful, and innovative, the essays in Roman Social Imaginaries constitute some of today’s most original thinking about the power of language in the ancient world.

Published Apr 2015
Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World
Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World
By Brent D. Shaw

The work features an edition of the reaper inscription, and a commentary on it. It is also lavishly illustrated to demonstrate the important iconic and pictorial dimensions of the story.

Published Apr 2015
Momigliano and Antiquarianism: Foundations of the Modern Cultural Sciences
Momigliano and Antiquarianism: Foundations of the Modern Cultural Sciences
By Peter N. Miller

In Momigliano and Antiquarianism, Peter N. Miller brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to provide the first serious study of Momigliano's history of historical scholarship.

Published Dec 2014
Judeans and Jews: Four Faces of Dichotomy in Ancient Jewish History
Judeans and Jews: Four Faces of Dichotomy in Ancient Jewish History
By Daniel R. Schwartz

Presenting the Second Temple era as an age of transition between a territorial past and an exilic and religious future, Judeans and Jews sharpens our understanding of this important era.

Published Dec 2014
Theodahad: A Platonic King at the Collapse of Ostrogothic Italy
Theodahad: A Platonic King at the Collapse of Ostrogothic Italy
By Massimiliano Vitiello

Painting a picture of an unlikely king whose reign helped spell the end of Ostrogothic Italy, Vitiello’s book not only illuminates Theodahad’s own life but also offers new insight into the sixth-century Mediterranean world.

Published Jul 2014
The Shaping of Western Civilization, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century
The Shaping of Western Civilization, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century
By Michael Burger
The Shaping of Western Civilization: From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century begins with the ancient Near East and ends with the mid-eighteenth century. Unlike other textbooks that pile on dates and facts, Shaping is a more coherent and interpretive presentation.
Published Dec 2013
Prologues to Ancient and Medieval History: A Reader
Prologues to Ancient and Medieval History: A Reader
Edited by Justin Lake
This volume brings together for the first time the most important historical prologues of the European tradition for a period of almost two millennia.
Published Oct 2013
The Shaping of Western Civilization: From Antiquity to the Present
The Shaping of Western Civilization: From Antiquity to the Present
By Michael Burger

The Shaping of Western Civilization begins with the ancient Near East and ends with globalization. Unlike other textbooks that pile on dates and facts, Shaping is a more coherent and interpretive presentation.

Published Sep 2013