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2. The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples

2. The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0002
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9780199760275
‘The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples’ gives an overview of civilizations contemporary to the Trojan War. The Mycenaean civilization existed on mainland ... More
2. A view from the Mediterranean

2. A view from the Mediterranean  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0002
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9780192804181
‘A view from the Mediterranean’ shows the changing image of the Celts in ancient times. Knowledge of the Celts was limited until the fourth century BC, when they appeared as migrants, ... More
1. The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle

1. The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0001
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9780199760275
‘The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle’ introduces the presentation of the story in the earliest classical sources. The story of the war is told through the Epic ... More
2. Ocean transience

2. Ocean transience  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
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10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0002
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9780199655076
Once formed from the primitive Earth environment, the oceans and continents have been constantly moving, changing, and evolving at a rate perceptible only in geological time. Oceans are ... More
1. Ocean frontier

1. Ocean frontier  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
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10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0001
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From the dawn of history the ocean has provided a source of food, refreshed our bodies, and cleansed waste. Once a barrier to human migration, it has since become a highway for transport ... More
10. Fragile environment

10. Fragile environment  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
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10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0010
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‘Fragile environment’ looks at the stresses on the ocean environment and considers the options and challenges we face for achieving sound management of ocean space in the coming decades. We ... More
3. Ocean floor

3. Ocean floor  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0003
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9780199655076
‘Ocean floor’ examines the morphology, composition, sediment cover, and cycles of change of the ocean floor. The jigsaw puzzle of tectonic plates and their movement about the Earth ... More
4. Chemical broth

4. Chemical broth  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0004
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‘Chemical broth’ considers ocean chemistry and physics. The Earth is a single unity linked everywhere by oceans and seas. The remarkable properties of the simple water molecule have allowed ... More
9. Ocean bounty

9. Ocean bounty  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
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9780191782428
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10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0009
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9780199655076
‘Ocean bounty’ examines the variety of resources and their availability in the ocean realm—from oil, gas, coal, and clathrates to industrial metals and food resources—as well as the use of ... More
The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction  

Eric H. Cline

Print Publication Year: 
May 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.001.0001
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book
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9780199760275
The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction investigates two major questions: did the Trojan War take place and, if so, where? This VSI suggests that, although a Trojan War (or ... More
5. Rigid plates of lithosphere

5. Rigid plates of lithosphere  

Peter Molnar

in Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191794513
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198728269.003.0005
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9780198728269
‘Rigid plates of lithosphere’ explains that because of the lithosphere’s strength, essentially rigid plates of lithosphere move with respect to one another across the surface of the Earth. ... More
3. Sedimentary rocks

3. Sedimentary rocks  

Jan Zalasiewicz

in Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792588
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725190.003.0003
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9780198725190
The Earth has the greatest abundance and variety of sedimentary strata in our star system, dating back some 3.8 billion years. ‘Sedimentary rocks’ describes the processes that create ... More

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