Personalities and Problems: Interpretive Essays in World Civilizations, Volume 1
This work offers a series of essays, each examining two personalities ranging from Hammurabi and Moses to Kangxi and Louis XIV - whose careers illustrate different solutions to a common problem or issue. The essays take a cross-cultural, inter-disciplinary approach.
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