Ian Matthew Morris

Ian Matthew Morris (born 27 January 1960) is a British historian, archaeologist, and Willard Professor of Classics at Stanford University.

Books in order of publication:

Burial and Ancient Society, Cambridge, 1987

Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity, Cambridge 1992

Editor, Classical Greece: Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies, Cambridge, 1994

Co-editor, with Barry B. Powell, A New Companion to Homer, E. J. Brill, 1997

Co-editor, with Kurt Raaflaub, Democracy 2500? Questions and Challenges, Kendall-Hunt, 1997

Archaeology as Cultural History, Blackwell, 2000

The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society, with Barry B. Powell; Prentice-Hall, 1st ed. 2005, 2nd ed. 2009

Co-editor, with Joe Manning, The Ancient Economy: Evidence and Models, Stanford, 2005

Co-editor, with Walter Scheidel and Richard Saller, The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World, Cambridge, 2007

Co-editor, with Walter Scheidel, of The Dynamics of Ancient Empires, Oxford, 2009

Why the West Rules—For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010; Profile Books, 2010

The Measure of Civilisation: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations, Princeton University Press, 2013; Profile Books, 2013

War! What is it Good For? Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014; Profile Books, 2014

Geography Is Destiny: Britain and the World: A 10,000-Year History, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2022; Profile Books, 2022

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