Geography and Ethnography (Innbundet)

Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies

Serie: Ancient World: Comparative Histories 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 376
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Ancient World: Comparative Histories
ISBN/EAN: 9781405191463
Omtale: Geography and Ethnography
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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