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Author McCants, William Faizi, 1975-

Title Founding gods, inventing nations [electronic resource] : conquest and culture myths from antiquity to Islam / William F. McCants.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 179 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gifts of the gods : the origins of civilization in ancient Near Eastern and Greek mythology -- The beneficent sky god : cultural history in the Qur'an -- Who was first? : protography and discovery catalogs -- Inventing nations : postconquest native histories of civilization's origins -- "The sciences of the ancients" : speculation on the origins of philosophy, medicine, and the exact sciences.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mythology, Middle Eastern.
Greeks -- Middle East -- History.
Romans -- Middle East -- History.
Arabs -- Middle East -- History.
Acculturation -- Middle East -- History.
Civilization -- Philosophy.
Middle East -- Civilization -- Historiography.
Middle East -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Middle East -- Intellectual life.
Middle East -- Colonization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780691151489 (hardcover)
9781400840069 (e-book)

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