18 Feb Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations has 25 ratings and 1 review. Amanda said: I had to read this Ralph W. Mathisen. Ancient Mediterranean. 3 Nov Ralph W. Mathisen, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations. From Prehistory to CE. Second Edition (first published ). Oxford; New York. After a chapter on the origins of history, Mathisen, who holds appointments in history, classics, and medieval studies at the University of Illinois at.
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Joann rated it it was ok Dec 07, Heather Sue McDonald rated it really liked it Jan 11, To whom, where, when does it apply? Zack Long rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Given the current state of the world, this was certainly not a waste of time. Anyone who has taught a survey course on ancient Mediterranean history has faced the challenge of finding a satisfying textbook. Andy rated it really liked it Jan 01, Second Edition first published MathisenSources in Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations.
The Egyptians were supremely optimistic, convinced that they were the best people, with the best life, on Earth. An Introduction to the Ancient World. PY – Y1 – N2 – After a chapter on the origins of history, Mathisen, who holds appointments in history, classics, and medieval studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discusses ancient Mediterranean civilization from prehistory to a.
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As textbooks go, it was relatively easy to read. Danielle Airola rated it liked it Apr 30, Oxford University Press, The chapter also includes essentializing statements e.
Oxford University Press Brianna marked it as to-read Nov 05, Selections that address puzzling and intriguing aspects of the past i. From Prehistory to CE. Wittfogel, they amount to a combination of environmentally-deterministic, Eurocentric and Orientalist topoi that betray a lack of engagement with most recent scholarship in ancient environmental and socio-economic history.
MRN rated it really liked it Jan 01, This also extends to the sourcebook, which is heavily text-centered and includes a large number of outdated translations. It also reproduces pictures printed sideways ancieny This review therefore stems from both a scholarly and a pedagogical perspective. Brian Prinz marked it as to-read Jun 30, N2 – After a chapter on the mesiterranean of history, Mathisen, who holds appointments in history, classics, and medieval studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discusses ancient Mediterranean civilization from prehistory to a.
Evolution and continuity, connections, causality, cultural diffusion and diversity viii. This comparison of civilizations is given more attention later on, in a paragraph whose content reminds one of early 20 th century historiography: