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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

by Ian Shaw

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United States of America: Oxford University Press, U.S.A.. Very Good. 2003. Ne Revised Reset Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Octavo 0192804588 Paperback Paperback 9780192804587 The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt, from c. 700,000 BC to AD 311. Following the story from the Egyptians' prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans, this book resurrects a fascinating society replete with remarkable historical information. It investigates such subjects as the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature in the ancient world. The authors--an international team of experts working at the cutting edge of their particular fields--outline the principal sequence of political events, including detailed examinations of the three so-called 'intermediate periods' which were previously regarded as 'dark ages' and are only now beginning to be better understood. They also examine cultural and social patterns, including stylistic developments in art and literature. Addressing the issues surrounding this distinctive culture, vividly relating the rise and fall of ruling dynasties, exploring colorful personalities, and uncovering surprising facts, The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is certain to enrich our understanding of this endlessly intriguing civilization. Brimming with...intriguing facts...also provides a first-rate overview of le progrès Egyptien--from the period when Homo erectus first stalked the land right up to Octavian's triumphant entry into Egypt in 30 BC."--The Times (London) (on the previous edition (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions ,and all types of Academic Literature.) .
  • Bookseller: thelondonbookworm.com GB (GB)
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  • Title: The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt
  • Author: Ian Shaw
  • Format/binding: Soft Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Ne Revised Reset Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0192804588
  • ISBN 13: 9780192804587
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, U.S.A.
  • Place: United States of America
  • Date published: 2003
  • Keywords: History, 0192804588, 9780192804587, The, Oxford, History, of, Ancient, Egypt, History


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