The Egyptians (Ancient Peoples and Places Series)

by Cyril Aldred

Paperback, 1987

Status

Available

Call number

DT83 .A65

Publication

Thames & Hudson (1987), Edition: Rev&Enlarg, 216 pages

Description

The twin themes - the overwhelming importance of the Nile and the pharaoh - provide the unifying thread running through Cyril Aldred's classic text. Aidan Dodson has completely revised the book whilst carefully preserving its succinct and lucid qualities.

User reviews

LibraryThing member Tullius22
This is a brief overview of the culture of Ancient Egypt, a nation that has a very long history even by the standards of Antiquity; it formed as a unified kingdom roughly three millennia before the birth of Christ. Aldred traces Egypt's history from prehistoric times to the death of the last native Pharaoh, as well as the geography, society, and modern discovery of Ancient Egypt. It's a very good introductory text. 8/10… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1961

Physical description

216 p.; 6.5 x 0.75 inches

ISBN

0500273456 / 9780500273456

Barcode

34662000586765
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