With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece's ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History, including:
The invention of politics and the rise of democracy
The central role played by the Greek city
The insights from cultural, political, demographic and economic history
The benefits and pitfalls of working with different types of sources.
Featuring maps, illustrations, a timeline and annotated guides to further reading, this book is an engaging and authoritative introduction for students of Ancient Greek History.