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Mythistory and other essays

William Hardy McNeill

Mythistory and other essays

by William Hardy McNeill

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Historians.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam H. McNeill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .M39 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3028113M
    ISBN 100226561356
    LC Control Number85008584

    William H. McNeill () was the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago. In he was awarded the National Humanities Medal for his work as a teacher, scholar, and author. His many books include The Pursuit of Power, The Rise of the West, and Mythistory and Other Essays, all published by the. “Mythistory in the Age of Ranke.” In Leopold von Ranke and the Shape of the Historical Discipline, edited by Iggers, G. G. and Powell, J. M.. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

    His many books include Plagues and Peoples, Venice: The Hinge of Europe , The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community, which received the National Book Award, Mythistory and Other Essays, History of Western Civilization: A Handbook, and The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force, and Society since A.D.   William H. McNeill is the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago. His many books include The Pursuit of Power, The Rise of the West, and Mythistory and Other Essays, all .

    Mythistory and Other Essays, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), The History of the Human Community: Prehistory to the Present, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), Book Description. This second volume of essays by Professor Kelley takes the study of history as its starting point, then extends explorations into adjacent fields of legal, political, and social thought to confront some of the larger questions of the modern human sciences.


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Reviewed in. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English. Description: 1 online resource (ix, pages) Contents: 1. Truth, myth, and history Mythistory, or truth, myth, history, and historians --The care and repair of public myth --The rise of the West as a long-term process The need for world history A defense of world history --Beyond Western civilization.

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