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A spouse to Mediterranean background offers a wide-ranging assessment of this brilliant box of ancient study, drawing jointly students from various disciplines to debate the improvement of the area from Neolithic occasions to the present.
Provides a necessary advent to present debates on Mediterranean historical past and is helping outline the sphere for a brand new generation.
Covers advancements within the Mediterranean global from Neolithic occasions to the trendy era.
Enables fruitful discussion between a variety of disciplines, together with background, archaeology, paintings, literature, and anthropology.

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