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Ancient Egypt : discovering its splendors

Author: Karl W Butzer; Thomas J Abercrombie; National Geographic Society (U.S.); et al
Publisher: Washington : National Geographic Society, 1978.
Series: Story of man library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, their religion and how it shaped the daily lives of pharoahs and peasants, the building of the great pyramids, and the efforts of archeologists to uncover more about their civilization.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ancient Egypt.
Washington : National Geographic Society, 1978
(OCoLC)727425220
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl W Butzer; Thomas J Abercrombie; National Geographic Society (U.S.); et al
ISBN: 0870442201 9780870442209
OCLC Number: 4496210
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm.
Contents: The constant lure ---
The people of the river ---
Pyramids: building for eternity ---
The pleasures of life ---
The gift of writing ---
Pathways to the Gods ---
Change in a changeless land ---
The crest of empire.
Series Title: Story of man library.
Responsibility: [chapters by Karl W. Butzer ... et al. ; contributions by Thomas J. Abercrombie and others].

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Describes the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, their religion and how it shaped the daily lives of pharoahs and peasants, the building of the great pyramids, and the efforts of archeologists to uncover more about their civilization.

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