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Scientific books

A History of Science in Society, From Philosophy to Utility, Third Edition

“An update of the popular overview, A History of Science in Society traces the development of scientific thought throughout the ages. Beginning with the philosophy of the Ancient Greeks and Romans and proceeding through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and through to the present-day, the book presents key developments in scientific thought and…

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Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

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Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

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Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

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Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

Categories
Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

Categories
Novels

The Novel in the Ancient World

This is the second publication in Brill’s handbook series “The Classical Tradition,” The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in…

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Novels

The Soviet Novel, History as Ritual

“In its sure grasp of a huge subject and in its speculative boldness, Professor Clark’s study represents a major breakthrough. It sends one back to the original texts with a whole host of new questions…. And it also helps us to understand the place of the ‘official’ writer in that peculiar mixture of ideology, collective…

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Sports books

Sports and Freedom, The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics

Perhaps more than any other two colleges, Harvard and Yale gave form to American intercollegiate athletics–a form that was inspired by the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry overseas, and that was imitated by colleges and universities throughout the United States. Focusing on the influence of these prestigious eastern institutions, this fascinating study traces the origins and development of…

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Sports books

Sports and Games of the Ancients

Looks at some of the sports and games of the ancient world from seven different geographic regions as they are currently understood, and includes suggestions on how to adapt many of the games to modern use.