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Founding gods, inventing nations

William Faizi McCants

Founding gods, inventing nations

conquest and culture myths from antiquity to Islam

by William Faizi McCants

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Acculturation,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Arabs,
  • Philosophy,
  • Colonization,
  • Romans,
  • Civilization,
  • Middle Eastern Mythology,
  • Greeks,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam F. McCants
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS57 .M434 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25161925M
    ISBN 100691151482
    ISBN 109780691151489
    LC Control Number2011009295
    OCLC/WorldCa708761796

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In Inventing a Nation, his quick wit flickers over the canonical tale of our republic’s founding, turning it into a dark and deliciously nuanced comedy of men, manners, and ideas.”—Amanda Heller, Boston Globe (Sunday) "Entertaining and enlightening A must for buffs of American civilization and its discontents."—.