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May 2011
The riveting story of the Germania and its incarnations and exploitations through the ages. The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis...
May 2011
Once Out of Nature offers an original interpretation of Augustine’s theory of time and embodiment. Andrea Nightingale draws on philosophy, sociology...
January 2011
Weiland, Jonathan. "Malaria in Etruria." Etruscan Studies 14, no. 1 (2011): 97-106.
December 2010
2010 annual department newsletter featuring faculty/student news, SCIT, conferences, commencement, and other topics.
December 2010
From Cambridge University Press:
"How does god think? How, ideally, does a human mind function? Must a gap remain between these two paradigms of...
October 2010
Sometime around 1750, English entrepreneurs unleashed the astounding energies of steam and coal, and the world was forever changed. The emergence of...
August 2010
Co-edited by Susan A. Stephens and Phiroze Vasunia (Univ. of Reading). Numerous nations have in one way or another engaged with the cultures of...
July 2010
This dissertation is a study in the style of paradeigmata ([Greek word omitted], mytho- logical exempla, exemplary tales) in Archaic Greek poetry and...
July 2010
This dissertation examines the relationship between the Homeric epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, and Quintus of Smyrna's Posthomerica, a 14-book...
July 2010
This project examines the long-term responses of indigenous societies in Sicily and Sardinia to colonial religion in the ancient western...
June 2010
The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies is an indispensable guide to the latest scholarship in this area. Over fifty distinguished scholars elucidate...
November 2009
Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's first opera, while...
Ian Morris, Barry B. Powell
July 2009
Organized chronologically, this book presents a complete picture of Greek civilization as a history. It features sections on the art, architecture,...
May 2009
This book represents a new departure in science studies: an analysis of a scientific style of writing, situating it within the context of the...
February 2009
Two thousand years ago, up to one-half of the human species was contained within two political systems, the Roman empire in western Eurasia (centered...
January 2009
The world's first known empires took shape in Mesopotamia between the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf, beginning around...
January 2009
Weiland, Jonathan. "A Comparison and Review of Window Glass Analysis Approaches in Historical Archaeology." Technical Briefs in Historical...
Josiah Ober, Kurt A. Raaflaub, Robert Wallace
October 2008
This book presents a state-of-the-art debate about the origins of Athenian democracy by five eminent scholars. The result is a stimulating, critical...
September 2008
When does democracy work well, and why? Is democracy the best form of government? These questions are of supreme importance today as the United...
June 2008
Latin and especially Greek texts of the imperial period contain a wealth of references to ‘India’. Professor Parker offers a survey of such texts,...

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