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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

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. --
Series Title: Key themes in ancient history.
Responsibility: Daniela Dueck ; with a chapter by Kai Brodersen.


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