Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 September 2012

196 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195380828

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Antiquity and Its Legacy

Brooke Holmes

Ancients & Moderns

  • Offers the first account of how ancient Greek and Roman ideas have influenced the development of gender as a modern concept
  • Examines how gender's ascent has shaped the ways in which we read the evidence from the ancient Greco-Roman past
  • Includes 3 linked studies organized around the topics of nature and the sexed body, the practice of gender and sexual identity , and the politics of gender

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