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With "Ancestor of the West", three distinguished French historians reveal the story of the birth of writing and reason, demonstrating how the logical and religious structures of Near Eastern and Mesopotamian cultures served as precursors to those of the West.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226067162
ISBN-10: 0226067165
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 194
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jean Bottero

Jean Bottero is director emeritus of L'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris. He is the author of many books, several of which have been translated and published by the University of Chicago Press, including "Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning, and the Gods.""

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