OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

ISBN : 9780190499334

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¥7,700
著者: 
Peter Fibiger Bang; Walter Scheidel
ページ
576 ページ
フォーマット
Paperback
サイズ
171 x 248 mm
刊行日
2016年07月
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The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa. Eighteen experts introduce readers to a wide variety of systems spanning 4,000 years, from the earliest known states in world history to the Roman Empire and its immediate successors. They seek to understand the inner workings of these states by focusing on key issues: political and military power, the impact of ideologies, the rise and fall of individual polities, and the mechanisms of cooperation, coercion, and exploitation. This shared emphasis on critical institutions and dynamics invites comparative and cross-cultural perspectives. A detailed introductory review of contemporary approaches to the study of the state puts the rich historical case studies in context. Transcending conventional boundaries between ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean history and between ancient and early medieval history, this volume will be of interest not only to historians but also anthropologists, archaeologists, sociologists, and political scientists. Its accessible style and up-to-date references will make it an invaluable resource for both students and scholars.

目次: 

List of Maps
Contributors

Part I. INTRODUCTION
Preface
1 Studying the State
Walter Scheidel

Part II. NEAR EASTERN STATES
2 Egypt
Joseph G. Manning
3 Fertile Crescent City-States
Steven Garfinkle
4 Mesopotamian Empires
Gojko Barjamovic
5 Anatolian States
Trevor Bryce
6 Jewish States
Seth Schwartz
7 Iranian Empires
Josef Wiesehofer

Part III. AEGEAN STATES AND THEIR EXTENSIONS
8 Bronze Age Greece
John Bennet
9 Greek City-States
Mogens H. Hansen
10 Greek Multi-City States
Ian Morris
11 The Greek Koinon
Emily Mackil
12 Hellenistic Empires
John Ma

Part IV. CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN STATES AND THEIR EXTENSIONS
13 Carthage
Walter Ameling
14 The Roman Empire I: The Republic
Henrik Mouritsen
15 The Roman Empire II: The Monarchy
Peter F. Bang

Part V. TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE ANCIENT STATE
16 The Byzantine Successor State
John Haldon
17 The Germanic Successor States
Ian Wood
18 The First Islamic Empire
Chase Robinson

Index

著者について: 

Peter Fibiger Bang is Associate Professor at the Saxo Institute of the University of Copenhagen.; Walter Schiedel is Dickason Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University.

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