Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World by Claire Taylor,Kostas Vlassopoulos PDF

By Claire Taylor,Kostas Vlassopoulos

ISBN-10: 019872649X

ISBN-13: 9780198726494

This quantity examines the range of networks and groups within the classical and early Hellenistic Greek global, with specific emphasis on these which took form inside and round Athens. In doing so it highlights not just the procedures that created, converted, and dissolved those groups, yet shines a gentle at the interactions wherein people with various statuses, identities, degrees of wealth, and connectivity participated in historical society.

By drawing on targeted conceptual techniques, that of community experiences and that of group formation, groups and Networks within the old Greek global showcases numerous techniques which fall lower than the umbrella of 'network considering' to be able to circulation the examine of old Greek background past structuralist polarities and functionalist factors. the purpose is to reconceptualize the polis now not easily as a citizen membership, yet as one inter-linked group among many. This allows
subaltern teams to be visible not only as passive gadgets of exclusion and exploitation yet lively historic brokers, emphasizes the approaches of interplay in addition to the associations created via them, and divulges the interpenetration among public associations and personal networks which integrated
different groups in the borders of a polis and attached them with the broader world.

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