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The Origins and Diversity of Axial Age Civilizations

Eisenstadt, S. N., Ed.

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ISBN 10: 0887060943 / ISBN 13: 9780887060946
Published by State Univ of New York Pr, 1986
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Title: The Origins and Diversity of Axial Age ...

Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

Publication Date: 1986

Book Condition:Very Good

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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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S. N. Eisenstadt is Rose Isaacs Professor of Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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