By Lloyd Kramer,Sarah Maza
- Surveys the evolution of ancient idea within the Western international from biblical instances to the current day.
- Provides scholars with the heritage to modern old debates and approaches.
- Serves as an invaluable reference for researchers and teachers.
- Includes chapters via 24 prime historians.
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A Companion to Western Historical Thought (Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History) by Lloyd Kramer,Sarah Maza