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Dream Cultures: Explorations in the Comparative History of Dreaming / Edition 1
     

Dream Cultures: Explorations in the Comparative History of Dreaming / Edition 1

by Guy G. Stroumsa
 

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ISBN-10: 0195123360

ISBN-13: 9780195123364

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume offers a comparative, cross-cultural history of dreams. The essays examine a wide range of texts concerning dreams, as culled from a rich variety of religious contexts: China, India, the Americas, classical Greek and Roman antiquity, early Christianity, and medieval Judaism and Islam. Taken together, these pieces constitute an important first step

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This volume offers a comparative, cross-cultural history of dreams. The essays examine a wide range of texts concerning dreams, as culled from a rich variety of religious contexts: China, India, the Americas, classical Greek and Roman antiquity, early Christianity, and medieval Judaism and Islam. Taken together, these pieces constitute an important first step toward a new understanding of the differences and similarities between the ways in which different cultures experience the universal yet utterly unique world of dreams.

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ISBN-13:
9780195123364
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

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