Table of contents for Polis : an introduction to the ancient Greek city-state / Mogens Herman Hansen.

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Contents
Introduction1
I.CITYSTATES IN WORLD HISTORY
1.Cities, States, CityStates and CityState Cultures7
2.A Sketch of the ThirtySeven Identified CityState Cultures17
3.CountryStates versus CityState Cultures24
II.THE CITYSTATE CULTURE IN ANCIENT GREECE
Introduction31
4.The Unity of the CityState Culture of Ancient Greece33
5.The Rise of the Ancient Greek CityState Culture39
6.The End of the CityState Culture in Ancient Greece48
7.How Poleis Arose and Disappeared51
8.What is a Polis? An Investigation of the Concept of Polis56
9.The Polis as City and State62
10.Polis as City66
11.The Settlement Pattern of the Ancient Greek CityStates67
12.The Size and Population of the Cities73
13.The Demography of the Greek CityState Culture77
14.The Economy of the Cities: Max Webers Ideal Type85
15.Polis as City in the Archaic Period98
16.The Greek Conception of Polis as a City with a Hinterland101
17.Polis as State106
18.Army116
19.Religion118
20.State and Society122
21.Civil War (Stasis)125
22.Relationships between Poleis127
23.The Hellenistic Polis132
III.CONCLUSION
24.The Polis Compared with Other CityState Cultures137
Notes147
References191
Index of Sources215
Index of Names226
General Index235

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cities and towns, Ancient -- Greece.
City-states -- Greece.