The Cambridge Ancient History

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THE issue of the twelfth and last volume of the Cambridge Ancient History is so notable an event that a word must be said about the whole enterprise and the way in which the two ancient universities of Great Britain have divided the work of learning between them. Something must also be added, more especially appropriate to this review, about the point of view from which the man of science is inevitably driven to regard the study of history as a whole.

The Cambridge Ancient History. Vol. 12: The Imperial Crisis and Recovery, A.D. 193–324

Dr. S. A. Cook F. E. Adcock M. P. Charlesworth N. H. Baynes. Pp. xxvii + 849. 35s. net. Volume of Plates 5. Prepared by C. T. Seltman. Pp. xv + 243. 15s. net. (Cambridge: At the University Press, 1939.)

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MARVIN, F. The Cambridge Ancient History. Nature 143, 955–957 (1939) doi:10.1038/143955a0

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