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The Spartans : an epic history

Author: Paul Cartledge
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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Paul Cartledge argues that the Spartans are our ancestors, every bit as much as the Athenians. But while Athens promoted democracy, individualism, culture and society, their great rivals Sparta embodied militarism, totalitarianism, segregation and brutal repression.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cartledge
ISBN: 9781447237204 144723720X
OCLC Number: 841672544
Notes: This edition originally published: 2003.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paul Cartledge.

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The definitive account of the extraordinary people of Sparta, from the world's leading expert.  Read more...

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Cartledge's crystalline prose, his vivacious storytelling and his lucid historical insights combine here to provide a first-rate history of the Spartans, their significance to ancient Greece and Read more...

 
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