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Raaflaub, Kurt A.

Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World

Raaflaub, Kurt A. - Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World, ebook

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Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories.

  • Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines
  • Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in ancient or early cultures across in East, South, and West Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas
  • Includes historiography shaped by religious perspectives, including Judaism, early Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism

Keywords: Historical Methods & Historiography, Ancient Civilizations, ancient history, historiography, ancient cultures, world cultures, historical writing, ancient societies, papyrus scrolls, codices, clay tablets, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Hittite, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Persian, Hebrew, Byzantine, Islamic, Maya, Aztec

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Ancient World: Comparative Histories
Page amount
440 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118413111
Printed ISBN
9781118412503

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