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Localism and the Ancient Greek City-State

Hans Beck


Ancient Greece was a connected world. This book turns to the flipside of omnipresent connectivity. It argues that the local had a pervasive influence on the communal experience in Greece. The investigation begins with a conceptual introduction that situates the study of Greek localism and the local in the context of ongoing scholarly and public conversations about globalization. The book then examines how Greek cities were subject to the dynamics of appropriating the land around them, charging place with narratives of meaning (Chapter Two). Subsequently, the study turns to the local as a cultu ... More

Keywords: ancient Greece, localism, globalization, networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780226711348
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226711515.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hans Beck, author
University of Münster