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Understanding the origins of business is fundamental to grasping modern life, yet most historians look no further than the nineteenth century for their narratives. While the industrial revolution profoundly shaped business practice and much of the corporate organization we recognize today, the full sweep of business history actually begins much earlier, with the initial cities of Mesopotamia. In the first book to describe and explain... more...

“The Farfarers is worth reading, if for no other reason than to experience a provocative, alternative version of history, written by a master storyteller.”—The New York Times In this bestseller, Farley Mowat challenges the conventional notion that the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach North America, offering an unforgettable portrait of the Albans, a race originating from the island now known as Britain. Battered by repeated... more...

The original essays in this volume discuss ideas relating to democracy, political justice, equality and inequalities in the distribution of resources and public goods. These issues were as vigorously debated at the height of ancient Greek democracy as they are in many democratic societies today. Contributing authors address these issues and debates about them from both philosophical and historical perspectives. Readers will... more...

An exhilarating introduction to the vivid, violent, boisterous world of the Norse myths and their cultural legacy?from Tolkien to Game of Thrones The Norse Myths presents the infamous Viking gods, from the mighty Asyr, led by ?inn, and the mysterious Vanir, to Thor and the mythological cosmos they inhabit. Passages translated from Old Norse bring this legendary world to life, from the myths of creation to ragnark, the prophesied... more...

By examining his military and political career, home life and relationships with women, Always I Am Caesar provides a vivid portrait of Caesar’s life and the times of ancient Rome during its transition from republic to empire. Provides a richer portrait of Caesar’s life by viewing him from multiple perspective and relating him to broader Roman society Explores aspects of Caesar’s career in cultural and social terms Engaging and... more...


Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. 159 pages, illustrated.

Report on the work done by the Limes Arabicus project from 1980-1985, a surveying project, designed to collect and record information on the material remains of Roman Arabia. These two volumes contain the results of the survey of the Limes zone, a detailed examination of the legionary fortress of El-Lejju?n, descriptions of other fortifications, and reports on remains of material culture.

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

For five and a half centuries amphorae were used by the ancient Greeks to transport olive oil, wine and other liquid and semi-liquid products. The analysis of this distinctive pot form now provides our main source of information on the lost organic staples of the classical economy. Undiagnostic fragmentary amphorae remains are often the most common ceramic find during excavations in the Mediterranean, and until now a methodology has been lacking for... more...

In Biblical Hebrew Grammar Visualized, Andersen and Forbes approach the grammar of Biblical Hebrew from the perspective of corpus linguistics. Their pictorial representations of the clauses making up the biblical texts show the grammatical functions (subject, object, and so on) and semantic roles (surrogate, time interval, and so on) of clausal constituents, as well as the grammatical relations that bind the constituents into coherent... more...