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Published: 07 July 2011

528 Pages | 34 in-text illustrations


ISBN: 9780199574674

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Ancient Slavery and Abolition

From Hobbes to Hollywood

Edited by Edith Hall, Richard Alston, and Justine McConnell

Classical Presences

  • The first ever in-depth examination of the role of the Greek and Roman classics in the abolition of slavery
  • Offers an accessible and thorough guide to a key area in modern intellectual and cultural history
  • Illustrates the use of Greek and Roman texts in a wide variety of media and genres, including many visual examples

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