TITLE

Introduction

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Jun2013, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p708
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented to a series of articles on the topic of "pre"-history, including the origins of prehistory, the history of religious revivals, and the idea of modernity.
ACCESSION #
87988663

 

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