Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science
Mirko Canevaro, Andrew Erskine, Benjamin Gray, Josiah Ober
Defines the cutting-edge of scholarship on ancient Greek history employing methods from social science
There is a long history of successful engagement between social science and classical studies. Social science has been a source of new and productive approaches to understanding ancient Greece, while classical Greek history and culture has been a touchstone for social theorists since the 19th century. This new collection of essays surveys the current state of the new field of ‘social science Greek history’ and demonstrates the potential of this interdisciplinary field.