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Ancient History Charles W. Hedrick Jr.

Ancient History

Charles W. Hedrick Jr.

Published July 24th 2008
ISBN : 9781281214355
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174 pages
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This book introduces students to the chief disciplines, methods and sources employed in doing ancient history, as opposed to reading it. The book:Encourages readers to engage with historical sources, rather than to be passive recipients ofMoreThis book introduces students to the chief disciplines, methods and sources employed in doing ancient history, as opposed to reading it. The book:Encourages readers to engage with historical sources, rather than to be passive recipients of historical talesGives readers a sense of the nature of evidence and its use in the reconstruction of the pastHelps them to read a historical narrative with more critical appreciationEncourages them to consider the differences between their own experience of ancient sources, and the use of these objects within the everyday life of ancient societyA concise bibliographical essay at the end of each chapter refers to introductions, indices, research tools and interpretations, and explains scholarly jargonWritten clearly, concisely and concretely, invoking ancient illustrations and modern parallels as appropriate.