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The Phoenicians and the West : Politics, Colonies and Trade - Maria Eugenia Aubet

The Phoenicians and the West

Politics, Colonies and Trade

By: Maria Eugenia Aubet, Mary Turton (Translator)

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Published: 26th November 2001
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This updated version of Maria Eugenia Aubet's highly praised book (1993) incorporates the most recent research findings on the ancient civilization of Phoenicia and includes an updated bibliography. The Phoenicians established the first trading system in the Mediterranean basin between the eighth and sixth centuries B.C. Continuous archaeological research over the past decades has transformed our understanding of Phoenicia, its colonies and their relationship to local communities. First Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-41141-6 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-56598-7

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Introduction
Who were the Phoenicians?
Phoenicia during the Iron Age
The bases for the expansion in the Mediterranean
Phoenician trade: exchange mechanisms and organization
The great political institution: the palace and the temple
The routes of Phoenician expansion in the Mediterranean
The Phoenicians in the west: chronology and historiography
The Phoenician colonies in the central Mediterranean
The colonies of the far west
The colonies in the west
Concluding thoughts
Appendices
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521795432
ISBN-10: 0521795435
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 452
Published: 26th November 2001
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.49  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised