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Ancient Egypt

Author: Jonathan Sutherland; Diane Canwell
Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books ; Stevenage, Hertfordshire : Regency House Pub., ©2007.
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Most people coming into contact with the remains of the ancient Egyptian civilization through books, films, visits to museums or to Egypt itself admire what they see, but do not fully understand its history. This book aims to help the reader understand the concepts and history of ancient Egyptian culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sutherland; Diane Canwell
ISBN: 9780785822042 0785822046
OCLC Number: 144225419
Description: 447 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter One: The Empire of the Nile --
Chapter Two: Life in Ancient Egypt --
Chapter Three: The Early Pharoahs --
Chapter Four: The Later Pharaohs --
Chapter Five: Egyptian Gods & Creation Myths --
Chapter Six: Burial Customs & Sacred Animals --
Chapter Seven: The Pyramids --
Chapter Eight: The Great Temples & Other Structures --
Chapter Nine: Heiroglyphics --
Chapter Ten: Egyptian Myths --
Chapter Eleven: Egypt at War --
Chapter Twelve: The End of the Pharaohs --
Index.
Responsibility: Jonathan Sutherland & Diane Canwell.

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Most people coming into contact with the remains of the ancient Egyptian civilization through books, films, visits to museums or to Egypt itself admire what they see, but do not fully understand its history. This book aims to help the reader understand the concepts and history of ancient Egyptian culture.

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