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The Resource Before philosophy : the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East, by H. and H. A. Frankfort [and others]

Before philosophy : the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East, by H. and H. A. Frankfort [and others]

Label
Before philosophy : the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East
Title
Before philosophy
Title remainder
the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East
Statement of responsibility
by H. and H. A. Frankfort [and others]
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
Amherst College. Libr.
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL96
LC item number
.F
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Pelican books, A198
Label
Before philosophy : the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East, by H. and H. A. Frankfort [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An Oriental Institute essay."
  • Originally published under title: The intellectual adventure of ancient man
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Myth and reality, by H. and H. A. Frankfort -- Egypt: The nature of the universe. The function of the state. The values of life. By J. A. Wilson -- Mesopotamia: The cosmos of the state. The function of the state. The good life. By T. Jacobsen. Conclusion: The emancipation of thought from myth, by H. and H. A. Frankfort
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
275 p.
Lccn
a 54001063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Ancient-N copy signed by Hugh Nibley. Text underlined and has manuscript notations by Hugh Nibley in margins.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn135412220
Label
Before philosophy : the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East, by H. and H. A. Frankfort [and others]
Publication
Note
  • "An Oriental Institute essay."
  • Originally published under title: The intellectual adventure of ancient man
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Myth and reality, by H. and H. A. Frankfort -- Egypt: The nature of the universe. The function of the state. The values of life. By J. A. Wilson -- Mesopotamia: The cosmos of the state. The function of the state. The good life. By T. Jacobsen. Conclusion: The emancipation of thought from myth, by H. and H. A. Frankfort
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
275 p.
Lccn
a 54001063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Ancient-N copy signed by Hugh Nibley. Text underlined and has manuscript notations by Hugh Nibley in margins.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn135412220

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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