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Author Provan, Iain W. (Iain William), 1957- author.
Title Convenient myths : the axial age, dark green religion, and the world that never was / Iain Provan.
Publication Info. Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2013]
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The turning point of history: the Axial Age -- Serious people, bad ideas: an inquisition on the Axial Age -- Procrustes and his bed: mutilating the facts to fit a theory -- Happy hunting (and gathering): the dark green golden age -- Hard times in the Paleolithic: constant battles and unequal rights -- Ecologically nobel ancestors? Why spiritual people don't necessarily look after their living space -- You can't always get what you want: desire (and need) and the past -- The past reloaded: a brief history of ancient time -- On loving your dead neighbor: violence, knowledge, and history -- On truth and consequences: why myths about the past matter.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Religion and civilization.
Civilization, Ancient.
Myth -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781602589964 1602589968 (DLC) 2013012318
ISBN 1602589933 (electronic bk.)
9781602589933 (electronic bk.)
9781602589964 (hardback : alk. paper)
1602589968 (hardback : alk. paper)
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