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WHO WERE THE GREEKS?

by Myres, John Linton

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


University of California Press. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1930. Hardcover. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Spotting to boards. Front hinge starting to crack. Corners rounded. Bump to base of spine. Chipping and wear to spine ends. ; Examines the Greeks' own beliefs about their origin, in the light of modern advances in the study of race, language, religious beliefs, arts and crafts, observances and institutions. Looks at evidence from Regional environment; Physical Anthropology; Comparative Philology; Comparative Religion; Prehistoric Archaeology; Folk-Memory; etc. ; Sather Classical Lectures 6; 634 pages .


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