Greeks and Greek Civilization.
Burckhardt, Jacob; Stern, Sheila (translation).
Place Published: New York, NY, U.S.A.:
Publisher: St. Martin's Press,
Date Published: 1999.
Description: The book, in illustrated wrappers, is in FINE/AS NEW (unread) condition. 449 pages with index. JMVintage specializes in books, magazines, and treasures related to the Duke & Duchess of Windsor....and other curious subjects. Back wrapper reads: "In 1872, Jacob Burckhardt, one of preeminent historians of classical and Renaissance culture, presented this revolutionary work, which portrays ancient Greek culture as an aristocratic world based on a ruthless competition for honor, a competition that led, in turn, to a tyrannous state with minimal personal freedoms. Burckhardt's landmarks project, the culmination of thirty years of scholarship by a leading Oxford historian, Oswyn Murray, offers a rich cultural history of a fascinating society."Binding: Soft Cover
Book Id: 3584