The Greeks

The Greeks

By: Kenneth Dover

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"Of dozens of books on Greece, this enthusiastic, tolerant, and eminently readable volume is the one I recommend as an introduction." -- New Leader (London)

"My Greeks were neither sophisticated layabouts nor pious fatalists, and least of all were they portentous gurus brooding over the lost Secrets of the Ancients. They were a resilient, sceptical, cheeky people, whose distinctive contribution to our history was to combine a readiness to ask 'Why?' and 'Why not?' with a conviction that only sane, reasoned and clearly expounded answers to those questions were worth listening to." In this book, Kenneth Dover introduces the people and culture of ancient Greece.

Title: The Greeks

Author Name: Kenneth Dover

Categories: HP,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Texas Press: January 1995

ISBN Number: 0292727240

ISBN Number 13: 9780292727243

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Seller ID: 18682

Description: A stated first paperback edition. Book is clean and tight. Has minor shelf wear. We put tracking on every shipment.