"No serious reader, converted or not, could emerge unimpressed by the sheer command of evidence and calibre of argument on display here."--Bryn Mawr Classical Review
About the Author
Geoffrey de Ste. Croix
was Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at New College, Oxford from 1953 until 1977. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1972. He published Origins of the Peloponnesian War
in 1972 and The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World
in 1981; the latter book was translated into Spanish and Greek, and won the Isaac Deutscher Memorial prize for 1982.