Comparative Rhetoric: An Historical and Cross-Cultural Introduction

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Prologue the Comparative Study of Rhetoric 1
  • Part I Rhetoric in Societies Without Writing 9
  • Chapter 1 Rhetoric Among Social Animals 11
  • References 28
  • Chapter 2 Rhetorical Factors in the Early Development of Human Language 29
  • References 44
  • Bibliography 45
  • Chapter 3 Rhetoric in Aboriginal Australian Culture 46
  • Chapter 4 Formal Speech in Some Nonliterate Cultures 62
  • References 81
  • Bibliography 82
  • Chapter 5 North American Indian Rhetoric 83
  • References 109
  • Part II Rhetoric in Ancient Literate Cultures 113
  • Chapter 6 Literacy and Rhetoric in the Ancient Near East 115
  • References 139
  • Chapter 7 Rhetoric in Ancient China 141
  • References 168
  • Bibliography 170
  • Chapter 8 Rhetoric in Ancient India 171
  • References 190
  • Chapter 9 Rhetoric in Greece and Rome 191
  • References 213
  • Bibliography 214
  • Conclusion 215
  • Index 231
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