Beard, Mary

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How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

Recommended for fans of this popular author, the Civilizations program, and those looking for brief foray into an alternative form of art appreciation.

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Although many readers might have already encountered earlier editions of these pieces, this volume remains a fresh presentation of thoughtful political commentary from a historical and feminist perspective.

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Crisply narrated by Phyllida Nash, this work will appeal to both casual and more serious listeners interested in a fresh look at ancient history. ["A must-read for any classical studies readers, and strongly recommended for anyone with an interest in history": LJ 11/1/15 starred review of the Liveright: Norton hc.]

Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations

Not to be missed by fans of Beard, this will also appeal to readers generally interested in classical studies. [See Prepub Alert, 4/1/13.]

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