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Religion, Empire, and Torture: The Case of Achaemenian Persia, with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib
Religion Empire and Torture The Case of Achaemenian Persia with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib
Author: Bruce Lincoln
How does religion stimulate and feed imperial ambitions and violence? Recently this question has acquired new urgency, and in Religion, Empire, and Torture, Bruce Lincoln approaches the problem via a classic but little-studied case: Achaemenian Persia. — Lincoln identifies three core components of an imperial theology that have transhistor...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226481968
ISBN-10: 0226481964
Publication Date: 7/1/2007
Pages: 192
Edition: illustrated edition
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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