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    DescriptionIn the tumultuous and vivid history of New Kingdom Egypt, Ramesses III's reign was prosperous and culturally rich. He fended off attacks by the "Sea Peoples" and others who threatened the state, he built the great temple of Medinet Habu, and he left wonderfully complete documents describing contemporary social structure and the economy. Amazingly, we even have an account from a contemporary judicial document that describes events leading to Ramesses III's assassination. This edited collection presents a detailed and informative look at the life, career, and world of one of Egypt's most important pharaohs, providing insight both on his reign and its aftermath and on the study of the political and cultural history of ancient Egypt.This collection offers the best new scholarship on Ramesses III, with contributions from Christopher J. Eyre; Ogden Goelet, Jr.; Peter W. Haider; Carolyn R. Higginbotham; Kenneth A. Kitchen; Bojana Mojsov; Steven R. Snape; Emily Teeter; and James M. Weinstein, as well as from David O'Connor and Eric H. Cline. It will be of interest to those with an informed amateur's interest in Egyptology as well as to scholars of Egyptian and biblical archaeology.


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    Title
    Ramesses III
    Subtitle
    The Life and Times of Egypt's Last Hero
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Eric H. Cline, Edited by David O'Connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 520
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 50 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780472117604
    ISBN 10: 0472117602
    Classifications

    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
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, BIO006000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 932.014092
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
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    DC22: 932/.014092
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    LC classification: DT88.8 .R36 2012
    BISAC region code: 3.1.3.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG, NHHA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAE
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    The University of Michigan Press
    Imprint name
    The University of Michigan Press
    Publication date
    15 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Review quote
    ."..the first comprehensive study to appear in English...(includes) a stellar group of scholars. This excellent work belongs in all university libraries. Essential."--S.M./i>--S.M. Burstein"Choice" (09/24/2012)