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April 2014
From Farrar, Straus and Giroux : “War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing,” says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and...
December 2013
2013 annual departmental newsletter featuring conferences, our 1st annual Stanford Early Career Fellow, new faculty and scholars, and updates from...
July 2013
In the eighth century BCE, the relatively small and relatively simple Dark Age settlements of the Greek world start changing, as a demographic boom...
July 2013
This dissertation examines the relationship between associations and democracy in Classical Athens. It seeks to test some of the main hypotheses of...
July 2013
This dissertation engages in the current debate on whether there was more continuity or more discontinuity in Greece after the collapse of the...
June 2013
Why should Greek tragedy matter now? This book opens a dialogue between the tragic theatre in ancient Athens and the multiple performances of the...
June 2013
In recent years, the emergence of new theoretical perspectives such as post-structuralism, post-colonialism and feminism in the study of colonial...
May 2013
This volume is dedicated to an intriguing Platonic work, the Laws. Probably the last dialogue Plato wrote, the Laws represents the philosopher's most...
Walter Scheidel, Peter Fibiger Bang
February 2013
This Handbook offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa. Eighteen experts introduce readers to a...
Michael Shanks, Bill Rathje, Chris Witmore
January 2013
Archaeology in the Making is a collection of bold statements about archaeology, its history, how it works, and why it is more important than...
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
January 2013
The advent of the new discipline of Formal Semantics around forty years ago has resulted in a vast expansion in our knowledge and theoretical...
January 2013
In the last thirty years, there have been fierce debates over how civilizations develop and why the West became so powerful. The Measure of...
Jon A. Weiland, J.T. Watson
January 2013
Watson, J. T., and J. Weiland. "Documenting Archaeological Mortuary Features using High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging." International Journal of...
December 2012
2012 annual departmental newsletter featuring student travel, SCIT, conferences, ORBIS, and much more.
 
December 2012
The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy offers readers a comprehensive and innovative introduction to the economy of the Roman Empire. Focusing...
Michael Shanks, Bjornar Olsen, Timothy Webmoor, Christopher Witmore
November 2012
Archaeology has always been marked by its particular care, obligation, and loyalty to things. While archaeologists may not share similar perspectives...
August 2012
Frontiers of Pleasure calls into question a number of influential modern notions regarding aesthetics by going back to the very beginnings of...
July 2012
My dissertation analyzes how poets in archaic Greece interacted with their own local communities and how they positioned themselves within the...
July 2012
This dissertation examines the relationship initiated and developed by the Roman epigrammatist Martial with his general reader. Martial creates a...

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