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Geography in classical antiquity

Author: Daniela Dueck; Kai Brodersen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Key themes in ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st publishedView all editions and formats
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This book explores the beginnings and development of geographical ideas in Classical antiquity and demonstrates technical methods for describing landscape, topographies and ethnographies. The survey  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniela Dueck; Kai Brodersen
ISBN: 9780521120258 052112025X 9780521197885 0521197880
OCLC Number: 912493601
Description: xvi, 142 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures. --
Acknowledgements. --
Chronology. --
List of abbreviations. --
1. Introduction. --
2. Descriptive geography. --
3. Mathematical geography. --
4. Cartography. --
5. Geography in practice. --
Bibliography. --
Index.
Series Title: Key themes in ancient history.
Responsibility: Daniela Dueck ; with a chapter by Kai Brodersen.

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