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The Origins and Diversity of Axial Age Civilizations
by Shmuel N. Eisenstadt


Overview - This book presents a new and original analysis of the great ancient civilizations, focusing on the breakthroughs and their institutionalization in Greece, Israel, China, and India. The conditions under which these civilizations developed are systematically explored.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book presents a new and original analysis of the great ancient civilizations, focusing on the breakthroughs and their institutionalization in Greece, Israel, China, and India. The conditions under which these civilizations developed are systematically explored. For comparative purposes, the civilization of Assyria, where such a breakthrough did not take place is analyzed.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780887060960
  • ISBN-10: 088706096X
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publish Date: September 1986
  • Page Count: 556

Series: SUNY Series in Near Eastern Studies

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