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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson

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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt
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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt
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Toby Wilkinson
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eng
Summary
In this magnificent history, Toby Wilkinson combines grand narrative sweep with detailed knowledge of hieroglyphs and the iconography of power, to reveal Ancient Egypt in all its complexity--from the brutality and repression that lay behind the appearance of its unchanging monarchy to its extraordinary architectural and cultural achievements
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Title
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt
Creator
Summary
In this magnificent history, Toby Wilkinson combines grand narrative sweep with detailed knowledge of hieroglyphs and the iconography of power, to reveal Ancient Egypt in all its complexity--from the brutality and repression that lay behind the appearance of its unchanging monarchy to its extraordinary architectural and cultural achievements
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Genre
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385613
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT83
LC item number
.W658 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Toby Wilkinson
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson
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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson
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"Originally published in the United Kingdom by Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc., London, in 2010"--T.p
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [539]-578) and index
Contents
Divine right (5000-2175 B.C.). In the beginning ; God incarnate ; Absolute power ; Heaven on Earth ; Eternity assured -- End of innocence (2175-1541 B.C.). Civil war ; Paradise postponed ; The face of tyranny ; Bitter harvest -- The power of the glory (1541-1322 B.C.). Order reimposed ; Pushing the boundaries ; King and country ; Golden Age ; Royal revolution -- Military might (1322-1069 B.C.). Martial law ; War and peace ; Triumph and tragedy ; Double-edged sword -- Change and decay (1069-30 B.C.). A house divided ; A tarnished throne ; Fortune's fickle wheel ; Invasion and introspection ; The long goodbye ; Finis
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ocn465681313
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 611 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553805536
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009047322
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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