Author(s): Christopher Mee
Christopher Mee presents an extensive examination of the material culture of the Greek world from its Neolithic roots in 7000 B.C. to the close of the Hellenistic period in 146 B.C. * Features a unique thematic approach to the study of Greek archaeology * Includes extensive use of illustrations, many of which are not commonly featured * Allows for the study of a particular period of time by its chronological arrangement within each chapter
Christopher Mee is Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. Formerly Assistant Director of the British School at Athens, Mee specializes in the prehistory of Greece and has directed excavation and survey projects in Lakonia and on the Methana peninsula. He is the author of Rhodes in the Bronze Age: An Archaeological Survey (1982), and co-author of A Private Place: Death in Prehistoric Greece (with William Cavanagh, 1998) and Greece: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (with Antony Spawforth, 2001).
Introduction. 1. Settlement and Settlements. 2. The Architecture of Power. 3. Residential Space. 4. The Countryside. 5. Technology and Production. 6. Trade and Colonisation. 7. Warfare. 8. Death and Burial. 9. Religion. Bibliography.