Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History

Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History

Paperback EGYPT

By (author) Jon Manchip White

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 217 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 211mm x 15mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 23 June 1986
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486225488
  • ISBN 13: 9780486225487
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 48 plates

Product description

For thirty centuries, before Greece's glory or Rome's grandeur came into being, mankind played out a drama along the banks of the Nile which for sheer splendor, mighty works, and significance to civilization, is unique. The lure of Egyptology is as old as the Pyramids themselves; what is new is the modern work done in the field. Few books make so up-to-date and thorough a survey of what is known, in a form suited for the general reader, as this fine work, first published as recently as 1952, and now with a new introduction for this edition by the author.

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Table of contents

CHAP. I. THE NILE II. THE PHARAOH III. THE PRIEST IV. THE ARISTOCRAT V. THE ARCHITECT VI. THE CRAFTSMAN VII. THE COMMONER VIII. HISTORY: ONE IX. HISTORY: TWO X. HISTORY: THREE   CHRONOLOGICAL CHART   BIBLIOGRAPHY   INDEX