Cultural memory and early civilization : writing, remembrance, and political imagination

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Full title: Cultural memory and early civilization : writing, remembrance, and political imagination / Jan Assmann.
Main author: Assmann, Jan.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Pt. 1. The theoretical basis
  • Memory culture
  • Written culture
  • Cultural identity and political imagination
  • pt. 2. Case studies
  • Egypt
  • Israel and the invention of religion
  • The birth of history from the spirit of the law
  • Greece and disciplined thinking
  • Cultural memory : a summary.