Masculinity and its Self-Representation in the Classical Tradition
Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and...
Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge
Environment and Culture
Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their perceptions affected society....
Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge
Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity
When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story.With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad...
Published January 30th 2011 by Routledge
This book presents a challenge to the long held view that the predominantly agricultural economies of ancient Greece and Rome were underdeveloped. It shows that the exploitation of natural resources, manufacturing and the building trade all made significant contributions to classical economies. It...
Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge
For the past two decades employment in Britain has been marked by a search for greater flexibility in the availability and use of labour. In recent years, however, there has been mounting concern at the costs of this trend and an appreciation that the consequence of a flexible labour market may be...
Published February 23rd 2000 by Routledge