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History of Ancient Geography

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  • Date Published: March 2013
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107689923

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  • Originally published in 1948, this book provides a detailed study of the contribution of ancient societies to the development of geography, both in terms of theory and practical discovery. At the time of publication, this was an area that had been largely neglected by scholars, partly as a result of its ambiguous position between various academic disciplines. The text concentrates mainly on the perspectives of Greece and Rome, but other historical periods and regions are given attention, including ancient Egypt and China. Numerous illustrative figures and detailed notes are also contained. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the development of historical geography and ancient history.

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    • Date Published: March 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107689923
    • length: 444 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Early horizons
    2. The Greek horizon to Herodotus
    3. Greek theory to Aristotle
    4. From Alexander to Eratosthenes
    5. Theory in the same period
    6. The Roman republic
    7. Theory in the same period
    8. The great days of the Roman Empire
    9. The same: Africa
    10. The same: Asia
    11. Theory in the same period
    12. The decline
    Note on books and abbreviations
    Addenda
    Index.

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