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The Oxford history of ancient Egypt

Author: Ian Shaw
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is the only history to provide detailed historical coverage of Egypt from the early Stone Age to its incorporation into the Roman Empire. The essays and beautiful illustrations portray the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians covering the period from 700,000 B.C. to A.D. 311. The authors outline the principal sequence of political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Shaw
ISBN: 0192804588 9780192804587
OCLC Number: 54081934
Description: xiv, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction : chronologies and cultural change in Egypt / Ian Shaw --
Prehistory : from the Palaeolithic to the Badarian culture (c. 700,000-4000 BC / Stan Hendrickx and Pierre Vermeersch --
The Naqada period (c. 4000-3200 BC) / Béatrix Midant-Reynes --
The emergence of the Egyptian state (c. 3200-2686 BC) / Kathryn A. Bard --
The Old Kingdom (c. 2686-2125 BC) / Jaromir Malek --
The First Intermediate period (c. 2160-2055 BC) / Stephan Seidlmayer --
The Middle Kingdom renaissance (c. 2055-1650 BC) / Gae Callender --
The Second Intermediate period (c. 1650-1550 BC) / Janine Bourriau --
The 18th dynasty before the Amarna period (c. 1550-1352 BC) / Betsy M. Bryan --
The Amarna period and the Later New Kingdom (c. 1352-1069 BC) / Jacobus Van Dijk --
Egypt and the outside world / Ian Shaw --
The Third Intermediate period (1069-664 BC) / John Taylor --
The Late period (664-332 BC) / Alan B. Lloyd --
The Ptolemaic period (332-30 BC) / Alan B. Lloyd --
The Roman period (30 BC-AD 395) / David Peacock.
Other Titles: Ancient Egypt
Responsibility: edited by Ian Shaw.
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