Ancestor of the West: Writing, Reasoning, and Religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xiii, 192pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of unclipped dust jacket. Corners of gray cloth over boards are bumped. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.
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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 religious structures of Near Eastern and Mesopotamian cultures served as precursors to those of the West.(Publisher). Very good / very good. Item #11808
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