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The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Peregrine Horden , Nicholas Purcell
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Table of Contents



Note on References and Abbreviations.

Lists of Illustrations.

Part I: 'Frogs Round a Pond': Ideas of the Mediterranean:.

1. A Geographical Expression.

2. A Historian's Mediterranean.

Part II: 'Shory Distances and Definite Places'': Mediterranean Microecologies:.

3. Four Definite Places.

4. Ecology and the Larger Settlement.

5. Connectivity.

Part III: Revolution and Catastrophe:.

6. Imperatives of Survival: Diversify, Store, Redistribute.

7. Technology and Agrarian Change.

8. Mediterranean Catastrophes.

9. Mobility of Goods and People.

Part IV: The Geography of Religion:.

10.'Territories of Grace'.

Part V: 'Museums of Man': The Uses of Social Anthropology:.

11.'Mists of Time': Anthropology and Continuity.

12.'I also Have a Moustache' : Anthropology and Mediterranean Unity.

Bibliographical Essays.

Consolidated Bibliography.


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