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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt The History of Civilisation from 3000BC to Cleopatra.

Author: Toby Wilkinson
Publisher: London Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Ancient Egypt and the extraordinary civilisation that flourished along the banks of the River Nile can seem like a gorgeous pageant studded with exceptional events. Among them are the building of the pyramids, the conquest of Nubia, Akhenaten's religious revolution, the power and beauty of Nefertiti, the life and death of Tutankhamun, the ruthlessness of Ramesses, Alexander the Great's invasion, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Wilkinson
ISBN: 9781408810026 1408810026
OCLC Number: 1000496201
Description: 672 pages ; 198 x 129 mm
Responsibility: Toby Wilkinson

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`A sophisticated and complete account of the world's first nation state' * The Times Books of the Year * `Wilkinson's stirring and clear sighted account of the ancient world's most enduring Read more...

 
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