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Apologies to Thucydides:
Understanding History as Culture and Vice Versa

by Marshall Sahlins

ISBN 0226734005 / 9780226734002 / 0-226-73400-5
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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Apologies to Thucydides Thucydides' classic work on the history of the Peloponnesian War is the root of Western conceptions of history--including the idea that Western history is the foundation of everyone else's. Here, Marshall Sahlins takes on Thucydides and the conceptions of history he wrought with a groundbreaking new book that shows what a difference an anthropological concept of culture can make to the writing of ... Full description [via]