A Traveller's History of Egypt

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Interlink Books, 2007 - Travel - 452 pages
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Ancient Egypt has gripped the popular imagination like no other country, and the lure of its pyramids and the Nile are a magnet for visitors from all over the world. This book provides a concise and fascinating journey from the country's earliest beginnings right up to the present day.
  

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Contents

The Rise and Fall of Early Egypt
27
Renaissance and Upheaval
61
The New Kingdom c 15501069 BC
85
Fragmentation and Repair
125
Alexander and the Ptolemies
147
From Rome to Byzantium
175
The Arab Age 6421250
203
Mamluks and Ottomans 12501798
229
Nasser Sadat and Contemporary
327
Rulers of Egypt
373
Chronology of Major Events
387
Further Reading
399
Historical Gazetteer
405
Glossary
419
Index
427
MAPS
440

The Dawn of the Modern State
257
The British Occupation
289

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About the author (2007)

Harry Ades is a Cambrige-educated historian and travel writer. His books include The Rough Guide to Ecuador, Nepal Climbing Guide, History of Ireland, and Malcom X.

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