Thinking, Recording, and Writing History...

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Author  Kurt A. Raaflaub
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   January 28, 2014
ISBN  1118412508
Pages  440

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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

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