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    DescriptionThe rich and extensive floodplain of the River Nile can claim to be the cradle of one of the earliest and most spectacular civilizations of antiquity. Ancient Egypt: A Social History, first published in 1983, presents an innovative perspective on the ancient societies which flourished in the Nile Valley from the Predynastic period to the conquest by Alexander the Great. From the introduction of a subsistence economy through the establishment of the first agricultural communities to the development of urban centres and the political state, this volume traces the process of political, social and economic change. The emphasis on the social and economic aspects of Egyptian society and the integration of archaeological and historical data mark a new departure in Egyptian studies.


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    Title
    Ancient Egypt
    Subtitle
    A Social History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) B. G. Trigger, By (author) B. J. Kemp, By (author) D. O'Connor, By (author) A. B. Lloyd
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 466
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521284271
    ISBN 10: 0521284279
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    DC22: 932.01
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    BIC subject category V2: 1HBE
    DC22: 932/.01
    DC19: 932.01
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DT83 .A656 1983
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHC, NHHA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HBE
    Edition
    4
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps, plans, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    28 October 1983
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    '[The book] provides an excellent treatment of Egyptian history for the period before it was absorbed into the Graeco-Roman world.' Ancient Society 'No one interested in ancient Egypt can afford to ignore this book. The general reader will find much of interest presented in an extremely readable fashion. The specialist will revel in the accumulation of biographical citations and the thoughtful juxtaposition of conflicting theories.' Archaeology 'The fifty-nine figures, some of them highly unusual, consisting of the line drawings, listings and maps, add to the exceptional nature of this book.' Choice
    Table of contents
    List of figures; Preface; 1. The rise of Egyptian civilization B. G. Trigger; 2. Old kingdom, middle kingdom and second intermediate period c. 2686-1552 BC Barry J. Kemp; 3. New kingdom and third intermediate period, 1552-664 BC David O'Connor; 4. The late period, 664-323 BC Alan B. Lloyd; Bibliographical essays; Bibliography; Index.