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Egyptomania: A History of Fascination Obsession & Fantasy.

Egyptomania: A History of Fascination Obsession & Fantasy.

Author: Ronald H Fritze
Publisher: UK : Reaktion Books, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A historical journey to unearth the Egypt of the imagination.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald H Fritze
OCLC Number: 1241099594
Description: 1 Volume.
Contents: Introduction Part One: Egyptomania through the Ages One: The Real Egypt Two: Ancient Egyptomania: Hebrews, Pharaohs and Plagues Three: Classical Egyptomania: The Greeks and Romans Four: Medieval Egyptomania: From St. Augustine to the Renaissance Five: Egyptomania from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment Six: Napoleon's Expedition to Egypt and the Birth of Modern Egyptomania Seven: Nineteenth-century Egyptomania to the Discovery of Tut Eight: The Rise of Mass Egyptomania: Tutankhamun, Tutmania and the Curse of the Mummy Part Two: Varieties of Modern Egyptomania Nine: Occult Egyptomania Ten: Egyptomania on the Fringe of History Eleven: African American Egyptomania Twelve: Egyptomania and Fiction Postscript References Select Bibliography Acknowledgements Photo Acknowledgements Index


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'A broader interpretation of the subject, going back to the Greek historian Herodotus and forward to Cecil B. DeMille and Tutankhamen . . . Fritze reminds us that what fascinated later artists and Read more...

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