The Egyptians / Edition 1

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Overview

This series is about the African peoples from their origins to the present day. Drawing on archaeology, historical and anthropological evidence, each volume looks at a particular group's culture, society and history.
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"This book provides an excellent introduction to the land of ancientand modern Egypt ... Well written ... The author offers so much detail and excellent information on this fascinating culture that this book ought to be the textbook schools used to present Egypt to students." Francesca Jourdan
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631211952
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/10/1998
  • Series: Peoples of Africa Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Watterson received her doctorate from the University of Liverpool. She is currently a freelance lecturer in Egyptology, working, in particular, in Adult Education. Her previous books Women in Ancient Egypt (1991), Introductory Egyptian Hieroglyphics (secind edition, 1993) and Gods of Ancient Egypt (1996).

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Table of Contents

List of Plates
List of Maps
Series Editor's Preface
Glossary
A Note on Transliteration
The Egyptians: Tables of Dates
Introduction 1
1 The Land and its People 7
2 The Earliest Egyptians 22
3 The Era of Pyramid-builders 49
4 The Imperial Age 97
5 The Last Pharaohs 174
6 Hellenistic Egypt 192
7 Roman and Christian Egypt 226
8 Islamic Egypt 254
9 Modern Egypt 287
Bibliography 319
General Index 331
Index of Ancient Egyptian Terms 348
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