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The Oxford history of ancient Egypt

Author: Ian Shaw
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt from the stone age to the Roman conquest. The story of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans makes for fascinating reading, with subjects ranging from the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford history of ancient Egypt.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2004270015
(OCoLC)54081934
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Shaw
ISBN: 9780191590597 0191590592 9786613222800 6613222801
OCLC Number: 743803162
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 525 pages) : illustrations, maps
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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