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Confronting the Classics - a book by Beard, Mary

Confronting the Classics

Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations

Confronting the Classics( )
Author: Beard, Mary
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Liveright Publishing Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

One of the world's leading historians provides a revolutionary tour of the Ancient World, dusting off the classics for the twenty-first century.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Ancient / General
Social Science / Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 1.15 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Beard, Mary (Author)
Mary Beard was born on January 1, 1955 in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Her alma mater is the University of Cambridge. She is a professor of classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement. Her previous books include the bestselling, Wolfson Prize-winning Pompeii, The Roman Triumph, The Parthenon and Confronting the Classics. Her blog has been collected in the books It's a Don's Life and All in a Don's Day. She is in the 2014 top 10 Prospect list of the most influential thinkers in the world.


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