Geography and Ethnography

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Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   February 1, 2010
ISBN  1405191465
Pages  376

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This fascinating volume brings together leading specialists, who have analyzed the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies.

  • Presents evidence from across the ages; from antiquity through to the Age of Discovery
  • Provides cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese to the Incas and Aztecs, from the Greeks and Romans to the peoples of ancient India
  • Explores newly discovered medieval Islamic materials

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