SIGNED BY AUTHOR. RARE book about the ways in which various intellectuals in the post-classical Mediterranean imagined the human community as a unified, homogenous whole composed of a diversity of parts. The concluding chapter shows how contemporary debates about the future of the nation state have an analogue in late classical discussions about the nature of the polis. The author - Daniel Richter, is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Southern California (USC). 240x160mm. XII+278 pages. Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Jacket edges slightly creased. Spine edges bumped. [SUMMARY]: This rare monograph on identity and community in ancient Greece is in very good condition.