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    DescriptionJames H. Breasted (1865-1935) was the foremost influence in introducing Americans to the culture of ancient Egypt. He founded the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago and was the author of History of Egypt and Ancient Times: A History of the Early World, among other works.


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    Title
    Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Henry Breasted, Introduction by John A. Wilson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 408
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 517 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780812210453
    ISBN 10: 081221045X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC21: 299.31
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP1
    DC22: 299.31
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    DC22: 299/.31
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    LC classification: 58007111, BL2441 .B7 1972
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QRAX, JBCC9, QRSA
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    Imprint name
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    Publication date
    01 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Pennsylvania
    Author Information
    By James H. Breasted. Introduction by John A. Wilson
    Review quote
    "A monument and a classic... In this book we find the impact of nature upon religion in the abounding land of Egypt; the first skepticism and questionings of the system; the search for social justice as an answer to social woes, and the consequent seizure of royal privileges by lesser men; the attempt to assert monotheism; humble trust in a forgiving god; and the final triumph of priestly rule over religion. Because it is remote from us in time and place, we can look at it in detachment. And yet, in its cadences and in its stresses, it is our own story."-John A. Wilson, from the Introduction "A masterly study of the development of religion and thought in ancient Egypt... No better attempt has been made to trace from beginning to end the leading categories of life, thought, and civilization as they successfully made their mark on religion, or to follow religion from age to age, disclosing especially how it was shaped by these influences, and how in turn it reacted to society."-E. O. James