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The Resource The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization, Anthony Everitt

The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization, Anthony Everitt

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The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization
Title
The rise of Athens
Title remainder
the story of the world's greatest civilization
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Everitt
Title variation
rise of Athens
Title variation remainder
the story of the worlds greatest civilization
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history's most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian"--
Summary
Presents a magisterial account of how Athens became the world's most influential civilization, charting the characteristics, flaws and unique intellectual accomplishments of the ambitious city-civilization and how it helped establish the foundations of today's world
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Amazon.com
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10543217
Cataloging source
DLC
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Everitt, Anthony
Dewey number
938/.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Greece
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the world's greatest civilization
Label
The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization, Anthony Everitt
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [477]-522) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
How to be Greek -- Three's company. National hero ; State of war ; The Persian mule -- The invention of democracy. The shaking-off ; A friend of the poor ; Charioteers of the soul ; Inventing democracy -- The Persian threat. Eastern raiders ; Fox as hedgehog ; Invasion ; "The acts of idiots" ; "O divine Salamis" -- The empire builders. League of Nations ; The falling out ; The kindly ones ; "Crowned with violets" -- The Great War. The prisoners on the island ; The man who knew nothing ; Downfall ; The end of democracy? -- A long farewell. Sparta's turn ; Chaeronea : "fatal to liberty" ; Afterword : "a God-forsaken hole"
Control code
1692245
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 540 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812994582
Lccn
2016014843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812994582
  • (OCoLC)944933724
Label
The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization, Anthony Everitt
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [477]-522) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
How to be Greek -- Three's company. National hero ; State of war ; The Persian mule -- The invention of democracy. The shaking-off ; A friend of the poor ; Charioteers of the soul ; Inventing democracy -- The Persian threat. Eastern raiders ; Fox as hedgehog ; Invasion ; "The acts of idiots" ; "O divine Salamis" -- The empire builders. League of Nations ; The falling out ; The kindly ones ; "Crowned with violets" -- The Great War. The prisoners on the island ; The man who knew nothing ; Downfall ; The end of democracy? -- A long farewell. Sparta's turn ; Chaeronea : "fatal to liberty" ; Afterword : "a God-forsaken hole"
Control code
1692245
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 540 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812994582
Lccn
2016014843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812994582
  • (OCoLC)944933724

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