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The founding legend of western civilization

from Virgil to Vietnam

by Richard Waswo

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Published by Wesleyan University Press, University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Western -- History,
    • Legends -- History and criticism,
    • European literature -- History and criticism,
    • English literature -- History and criticism,
    • Historiography -- Europe -- History,
    • Social sciences -- Europe -- Philosophy,
    • Landscape in literature,
    • Landscape in motion pictures,
    • Europe -- Territorial expansion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-366) and index.

      StatementRichard Waswo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCB245 .W28 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 373 p. ;
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993567M
      ISBN 100819552968, 0819563048
      LC Control Number96032079

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