War and Peace in the Ancient World
By (author) Kurt A. Raaflaub
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War and Peace in the Ancient World by Kurt A. Raaflaub
Book DescriptionThis book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. * The first book to focus on war and peace in the ancient world * Takes a global perspective, covering a large number of early civilizations, from China, India and West Asia, through the Mediterranean to the Americas * Features contributions from nineteen distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields * Offers remarkable insights into the different ways in which ancient societies dealt with a common human challenge * Requires no prior historical knowledge, making it suitable for non-specialists
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405145268
(245mm x 172mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Adventure of the Human Intellect, Hardback (May 2016)
The Adventure of the Human Intellect presents the latest scholarship on the beginnings of intellectual history on a broad scope, encompassing ten eminent ancient or early civilizations from both the Old and New Worlds.
Peace in the Ancient World, Hardback (May 2016)
Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories conducts a comparative investigation of why certain ancient societies produced explicit concepts and theories of peace and others did not.
Ex Oriente Lex, Hardback (March 2015)
A preface by editors Deborah Lyons and Kurt Raaflaub details the importance of Westbrook's work for the field of classics, while Sophie Demare-Lafont's incisive introduction places Westbrook's ideas within the wider context of ancient law.
Epic and History, Paperback (January 2014)» View all books by Kurt A. Raaflaub
With contributions from leading scholars, this is a unique cross-cultural comparison of historical epics across a wide range of cultures and time periods, which presents crucial insights into how history is treated in narrative poetry.
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Author Biography - Kurt A. Raaflaub
Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy University Professor and Professor of Classics and History at Brown University.
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