Geography and Ethnography (Innbundet)

Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies

Serie: Ancient World: Comparative Histories 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 376
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
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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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