Cover: Athens, from Harvard University PressCover: Athens in HARDCOVER


Add to Cart

Product Details


$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674047723

Publication Date: 04/07/2014


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

49 halftones, 4 maps

Belknap Press


  • Maps
    • Attica
    • Acropolis
    • Acropolis and Syntagma Square
    • North of Syntagma Square
  • Introduction
  • 1. On the Rock
  • 2. The Acropolis in the Fifth Century
  • 3. The Athenian Agora
  • 4. On the Perimeter
  • 5. Hellenistic and Roman Athens
  • 6. Late Antique and Medieval Athens
  • 7. The War for Independence and the Creation of a National Capital
  • 8. Modern Athens
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene