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By Peregrine Horden, Sharon Kinoshita

ISBN-10: 0470659017

ISBN-13: 9780470659014

A spouse to Mediterranean History offers a wide-ranging evaluation of this bright box of historic learn, drawing jointly students from a number of disciplines to debate the advance of the sector from Neolithic instances to the present.


  • Provides a important advent to present debates on Mediterranean heritage and is helping outline the sphere for a brand new generation
  • Covers advancements within the Mediterranean global from Neolithic instances to the trendy era
  • Enables fruitful discussion between quite a lot of disciplines, together with  background, archaeology, artwork, literature, and anthropology

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