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The Egypt story : its art, its monuments, its people, its history

Author: Fred J Maroon; P H Newby; Edna R Russmann; David B O'Connor; David P Silverman
Publisher: New York, New York : Abbeville Press, [1979]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the art and people that make up the history of Egypt.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred J Maroon; P H Newby; Edna R Russmann; David B O'Connor; David P Silverman
ISBN: 0896590240 9780896590243
OCLC Number: 4593430
Notes: "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Includes index.
Description: 259 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 32 cm
Contents: Ramses the great --
The Pharaoh as theologian: Akhenaton and his predecessors --
Maat and other deities --
A different people --
The meaning of pyramids --
The new kingdom and the city of Thebes --
The Greeks and Alexandria --
The rivers gives all --
Farmers of the black land --
The people and the animals they loved --
The Christian wave: coptic monks --
The daily round --
Mosques and fatimid masters --
Mameluke rulers and moslem rituals --
The land of Egypt --
Modern Egypt in the making --
Suez and the wider world --
The Western Desert and the promise of the future.
Responsibility: photographs by Fred J. Maroon ; text by P.H. Newby ; consultants, art and Egyptology, Edna R. Russmann, David B. O'Connor, and David P. Silverman.

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