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Religion, Empire, and Torture: The Case of Achaemenian Persia, with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib

Bruce Lincoln

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481968
eISBN:
9780226481913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481913.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

How does religion stimulate and feed imperial ambitions and violence? Recently this question has acquired new urgency, and this book approaches the problem via a classic but little-studied case: ... More


Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Lisa Voigt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831991
eISBN:
9781469600284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838747_Knott
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on texts written by and about European and Euro-American captives in a variety of languages and genres, this book explores the role of captivity in the production of knowledge, identity, and ... More


Epilogue

Katherine Clarke

in Shaping the Geography of Empire: Man and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820437
eISBN:
9780191860270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820437.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter recalls the way in which landscapes are constructed, both in literary terms and in physical terms by characters within Herodotus’ narrative. It explores some modern parallels, such as ... More


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