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1 Evans, J. A. S. HERODOTUS, EXPLORER OF THE PAST Three Essays
Princeton University Press 1991 0691068712 / 9780691068718 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; 184 pages; Why does a power expand and become an empire? Writing in the early years of the Peloponnesian War, Herodotus gave Athens full credit for saving Greece from Persia, but also identified the city's expansion as a new manifestation of imperialist aggression. In this skillful analysis of Herodotus' intellectual world, J.A.S. Evans combines historical, anthropological, and literary techniques to show how the war affected not only the great thinker's view of Persian aggression and of the people involved in it but also the shape of the Histories themselves. The first essay discusses Herodotus' investigation of imperialism, and the second finds the beginnings of biography in his descriptions of individuals, particularly in his well-crafted portrait of Cyrus. The third essay describes the "Father of History" as a collector and evaluator of local oral stories, sources for the written work that was destined by its scope and unifying plan to introduce a new genre. Evans draws analogies between Herodotus' methods and those of oral historians in other cultures, particularly in precolonial Africa. He also explores comparisons between Herodotus in Egypt and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European ethnologists in the Americas. 
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2 Evans, J. A. S. HERODOTUS, EXPLORER OF THE PAST Three Essays
Princeton University Press 1991 0691068712 / 9780691068718 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Small black pen line to front panel (2 cm) else DJ fine. ; 184 pages; Why does a power expand and become an empire? Writing in the early years of the Peloponnesian War, Herodotus gave Athens full credit for saving Greece from Persia, but also identified the city's expansion as a new manifestation of imperialist aggression. In this skillful analysis of Herodotus' intellectual world, J.A.S. Evans combines historical, anthropological, and literary techniques to show how the war affected not only the great thinker's view of Persian aggression and of the people involved in it but also the shape of the Histories themselves. The first essay discusses Herodotus' investigation of imperialism, and the second finds the beginnings of biography in his descriptions of individuals, particularly in his well-crafted portrait of Cyrus. The third essay describes the "Father of History" as a collector and evaluator of local oral stories, sources for the written work that was destined by its scope and unifying plan to introduce a new genre. Evans draws analogies between Herodotus' methods and those of oral historians in other cultures, particularly in precolonial Africa. He also explores comparisons between Herodotus in Egypt and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European ethnologists in the Americas. 
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3 Evans, J. A. S. HERODOTUS, EXPLORER OF THE PAST Three Essays
Princeton University Press 1991 0691068712 / 9780691068718 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (E. Badian) else book is fine. Very light shelfwear to DJ else fine. ; 184 pages; Why does a power expand and become an empire? Writing in the early years of the Peloponnesian War, Herodotus gave Athens full credit for saving Greece from Persia, but also identified the city's expansion as a new manifestation of imperialist aggression. In this skillful analysis of Herodotus' intellectual world, J.A.S. Evans combines historical, anthropological, and literary techniques to show how the war affected not only the great thinker's view of Persian aggression and of the people involved in it but also the shape of the Histories themselves. The first essay discusses Herodotus' investigation of imperialism, and the second finds the beginnings of biography in his descriptions of individuals, particularly in his well-crafted portrait of Cyrus. The third essay describes the "Father of History" as a collector and evaluator of local oral stories, sources for the written work that was destined by its scope and unifying plan to introduce a new genre. Evans draws analogies between Herodotus' methods and those of oral historians in other cultures, particularly in precolonial Africa. He also explores comparisons between Herodotus in Egypt and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European ethnologists in the Americas. 
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4 Evans, J. A. S. (Ed. ) POLIS AND IMPERIUM Studies in Honour of Edward Togo Salmon
A. M. Hakkert 1974 0888665261 / 9780888665263 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Rubbing on back cover else Fine ; Big names contribute articles to this volume: A. G. McKay, T. Robert S. Broughton, Malcolm F. McGregor, C. D. Gordon, Frank W. Walbank, Mary E. White, Maurice Lebel, Emilio Gabba, M. James Moscovich, E. Badian, G. Hermansen, H. H. Scullard, K. H. Waters, c. M. Wells, E. A. Judge, J. A. S. Evans. ; 317 pages 
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5 Evans, J. A. S. (Ed. ) POLIS AND IMPERIUM Studies in Honour of Edward Togo Salmon
A. M. Hakkert 1974 0888665261 / 9780888665263 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Small sticker stain to inner cover else fine. ; Big names contribute articles to this volume: A. G. McKay, T. Robert S. Broughton, Malcolm F. McGregor, C. D. Gordon, Frank W. Walbank, Mary E. White, Maurice Lebel, Emilio Gabba, M. James Moscovich, E. Badian, G. Hermansen, H. H. Scullard, K. H. Waters, c. M. Wells, E. A. Judge, J. A. S. Evans. ; 317 pages 
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