David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (2008)
This book has two main and connected themes - the conception and articulation of time in the Greek world and the creation of history, especially in the context of the Greek city. Both how time is expressed and how the past is presented have often been seen as reflections of society. By looking at the construction of the past through the medium of local historiography, where we can view these issues in the relatively restricted world of individual city-states, we can gain a clearer insight into how different versions of the past and different constructions of time were offered to the community for approval. In this way, the citizens were able to negotiate time past and indeed their own history, and thereby to express their values and aspirations
|Keywords||Time History Philosophy Cities and towns, Ancient Cities and towns History Cities and towns History|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$29.95 used (84% off) $128.44 new (31% off) $185.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BD638.C53 2008|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Onno van Nijf & Richard Alston (eds.) (2011). Political Culture in the Greek City After the Classical Age. Peeters.
Warren R. Copeland (2009). Doing Justice in Our Cities: Lessons in Public Policy From America's Heartland. Westminster John Knox Press.
Paul Christesen (2009). History (K.) Clarke Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. Xii + 408. £70. 9780199291083. [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 129:181-.
Jaimey Fisher & Barbara Caroline Mennel (eds.) (2010). Spatial Turns: Space, Place, and Mobility in German Literary and Visual Culture. Rodopi.
Gustave Glotz (1965). The Greek City and its Institutions. New York, Barnes & Noble.
Rainer Wohlfeil (1987). Civitatum Communitas. Studies on European Towns and Cities. Philosophy and History 20 (1):63-68.
Frances Pownall (2010). Time in Local History (K.) Clarke Making Time for the Past. Local History and the Polis. Pp. Xiv + 408. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Cased, £70. ISBN: 978-0-19-929108-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 60 (01):168-.
P. J. Corfield (2007). Time and the Shape of History. Yale University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads21 ( #125,645 of 1,699,549 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #362,609 of 1,699,549 )
How can I increase my downloads?