A History of Ancient Egypt

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Wiley, Jul 19, 1994 - History - 528 pages
This is an account of the rise and fall of the civilization in the Nile Valley, covering the first human settlement (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC.
  • This is the first history of ancient Egypt for 25 years
  • Brings together the very latest textual and archaeological evidence
  • The index, bibliography and appendices make this an invaluable reference tool
  • New guide to further reading in English especially commissioned for the paperback edition

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User Review  - thcson - LibraryThing

This is a well-written book and the English translation is excellent. But it needs to be said that this is a history of Egyptian pharaohs with a particular emphasis on power struggles and building ... Read full review

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User Review  - Neutiquam_Erro - LibraryThing

A History of Ancient Egypt, a translation from the original French, is an excellent and readable introduction to Egyptian History. It provides an overview of the major political and social events in ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Nicolas Grimal is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

Ian Shaw is Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Liverpool.

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