The Prehistory of Egypt: From the First Egyptians to the First Pharaohs / Edition 1

The Prehistory of Egypt: From the First Egyptians to the First Pharaohs / Edition 1

by Beatrix Midant-Reynes, Midant-Reynes, Leclant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631217878

ISBN-13: 9780631217879

Pub. Date: 02/29/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This books covers the history of the Nile Valley from Nubia to the Mediterranean, during the period from the earliest hominid settlement, around 700,000 BC to the beginnings of dynastic Egypt at the end of the fourth millennium BC.  See more details below

Overview

This books covers the history of the Nile Valley from Nubia to the Mediterranean, during the period from the earliest hominid settlement, around 700,000 BC to the beginnings of dynastic Egypt at the end of the fourth millennium BC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631217879
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Translator's Note.

Introduction.

Part I: The Land of Egypt:.

1. Between the River and the Desert.

Part II: The Palaeolithic Period: .

2. The Earliest Evidence for Humans in the Nile Valley.

3. The Beginnings of Cultural Diversity.

4. Diversity or Nilotic Adaptation.

Part III: The Neolithic Period:.

5. The Process of 'Neolithicization'.

6. The Neolithic Period (Fifth Millennium BC).

Part IV: The Approach to the Pharaonic Period (Fourth Millennium BC): .

7. The Predynastic Period (c. 4000-3000 BC).

8. The First Pharaohs and the Unification of the Two Lands.

Conclusion.

Appendix 1: Relative Chronology and the Traditional Dating Systems.

Appendix 2: 'Absolute Dates'.

Glossary.

Abbreviations.

Bibliography.

Index.

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