Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies

Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies

Editor(s): Kurt A. Raaflaub, Richard J. A. Talbert

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405191463

Online ISBN: 9781444315653

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315653

Series Editor(s): Kurt Raaflaub

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–8)

      Richard J. A. Talbert and Kurt A. Raaflaub

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