Cover: The First European: A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire, from Harvard University PressCover: The First European in HARDCOVER

The First European

A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674659667

Publication Date: 01/02/2017

Academic Trade

496 pages

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

13 color illustrations, 17 halftones, 3 tables

World

Pierre Briant is Emeritus Professor of History of the Achaemenid World and Alexander’s Empire at the Collège de France.

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