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Whose pharaohs? : archaeology, museums, and Egyptian national identity from Napoleon to World War I

Author: Donald M Reid
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history--in both Egypt and the West. Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of Western imperialism and nascent Egyptian nationalism. Traditionally, histories of Egyptian archaeology have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reid, Donald M. (Donald Malcolm), 1940-
Whose pharaohs?.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 00047518
(OCoLC)45137494
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald M Reid
ISBN: 9780520930797 0520930797 0585468516 9780585468518 0520900790 9780520900790 0520240693 9780520240698 1598750070 9781598750072 9786612357381 661235738X
OCLC Number: 53002670
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 409 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Note on Transliteration, Translation, and Dates --
Introduction --
PART ONE: IMPERIAL AND NATIONAL PRELUDES, 17981882 --
1. Rediscovering Ancient Egypt: Champollion and al-Tahtawi --
2. From Explorer to Cooks Tourist --
3. Egyptology under Ismail: Mariette, al-Tahtawi, and Brugsch, 18501882 --
PART TWO: IMPERIAL HIGH NOON, NATIONALIST DAWN, 18821914 --
4. Cromer and the Classics: Ideological Uses of the Greco-Roman Past --
5. Egyptology in the Age of Maspero and Ahmad Kamal --
6. Islamic Art, Archaeology, and Orientalism: The Comit233; and Ali Bahgat --
7. Modern Sons of the Pharaohs? Marcus Simaika and the Coptic Past --
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Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Responsibility: Donald Malcolm Reid.
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Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of  Read more...

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