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Enemies of Civilization
Enemies of Civilization (February 2005)
Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China
Mu-chou Poo - Author

Looks at how foreigners were regarded in three ancient civilizations, finding that cultural, not biophysical, differences were key in distinguishing "us" from "them."

Enemies of Civilization
is a work of comparative history and cultural consciousness that discusses how "others" were perceived in three ancient civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China. Each civilization was the dominant ...(Read More)
 
 
In Search of Personal Welfare
In Search of Personal Welfare (January 1998)
A View of Ancient Chinese Religion
Mu-chou Poo - Author

The first major reassessment of ancient Chinese religion to appear in recent years, this book presents the religious mentality of the period through personal and daily experiences.

"In many ways, this is a revolutionary book--in terms of its focus on the 'common' religion of everyday life and its discussion of the overlap and interaction between the 'elite' and 'common' levels of religion in early imperial China--and wil...(Read More)
 
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