The Egyptians

Author: Robert Morkot
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415271042
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A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization. This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses a number of important questions dealing with race and colour, Egypt's relationship with Africa and Egypt's legacy. The Egyptians includes chapters on: dynasties and empires society daily life religion art and architecture languages and literature. This engaging and accessible book provides students with the ideal introduction to this fascinating civilization.

The Ancient Egyptians

Author: Lila Perl
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ISBN: 9781439525326
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Looks at the civilization of ancient Egypt, discussing aspects of daily life for different social classes and reviewing the contributions made to later civilizations.

Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

Author: Lionel Casson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801866012
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Lionel Casson offers a comprehensive introduction to the people of ancient Egypt. He describes the structure of Egyptian society—the levels from peasant to pharaoh, the nature of the family, and the role of women. He reviews the professions, from the lowliest scribes to the architects and engineers who built the pyramids, and examines the work of sculptors, painters, cabinetmakers, jewelers, and smiths whose hands turned out the sculptures, murals, and objects of beauty that are so prized today. He deals with that key factor in Egyptian life, religion: the nature of the gods; the powerful role played by belief in the afterlife; and the career of one pharaoh, Akhenaten, who attempted to put heretical views into practice. Originally published in 1975 as The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, this revised edition includes a new chapter as well as full documentation of the sources.

Ancient Egypt

Author: Salima Ikram
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316102076
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This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of all time – ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subsequent political development, it examines methodology, the history of the discipline of Egyptology, religion, social organization, urban and rural life, and death. It also includes a section on how people of all ranks lived. Lavishly illustrated, with many unusual photographs of rarely seen sites that are seldom illustrated, this volume is suitable for use in introductory-level courses on ancient Egypt. It offers a variety of student-friendly features, including a glossary, a bibliography, and a list of sources for those who wish to further their interest in ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egypt

Author: Nel Yomtov
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 9780531259771
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Explores the lifestyles of the ancient Egyptians, from the time they first settled into the Nile River Valley to the invasion of the Muslim armies, while focusing on how this society formed.

The Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Author: Charlotte Hurdman
Publisher: Hermes House
ISBN: 9781842150726
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Step into two million years of human history and explore the wonders of the ancient world. Discover how hunters became farmers during the Stone Age. Marvel at the birth of European civilisation in Ancient Greece and find out how one small city became the heart of the Roman Empire. Age 9+

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture

Author: Christina Riggs
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019968278X
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Explores the variety of arts produced in Egypt over a span of 3,500 years. Examining the stories behind these objects and buildings, Riggs looks not only at what they can tell us about ancient Egyptian life, but also how their legacy continues to shape the contemporary world.

The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History

Author: Richard Bulliet
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618771492
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The Earth and Its Peoples was one of the first texts to present world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs a fundamental theme, the interaction of human beings and the environment, to compare different times, places, and societies. Special emphasis is given to technology (in its broadest sense) and how technological development underlies all human activity. Highly acclaimed in their fields of study, the authors bring a wide array of expertise to the program. A combination of strong scholarship and detailed pedagogy gives the book its reputation for rigor and student accessibility. The Fourth Edition features extensive new coverage of world events, including globalization in the new millennium. Coverage of China has also been extensively reorganized and rewritten. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to the Ancient World

Author: Lukas De Blois
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134047916
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Integrating the results of scholarly work from the past decade, the authors of An Introduction to the Ancient World, Lukas de Blois and R.J. van der Spek, have fully-updated and revised all sixteen chapters of this best-selling introductory textbook. Covering the history and culture of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome within the framework of a short narrative history of events, this book offers an easily readable, integrated overview for students of history, classics, archaeology and philosophy, whether at college, at undergraduate level or among the wider reading public. This revised second edition offers a new section on early Christianity and more specific information on the religions, economies, and societies of the ancient Near East. There is extended coverage of Greek, Macedonian and Near Eastern history of the fourth to second centuries BC and the history of the Late Roman Republic. The consequences of Julius Caesar’s violent death are covered in more detail, as are the history and society of Imperial Rome. This new edition is: comprehensive: covers 3,000 years of ancient history and provides the basis for a typical one-semester course lavishly illustrated: contains maps, line drawings and plates to support and supplement the text, with updated captions clearly and concisely written: two established and respected university teachers with thirty years' experience in the subject areas well-organized: traces the broad outline of political history but also concentrates on particular topics user-friendly: includes chapter menus, an extensive and expanded bibliography organized by subject area and three appendices, an improved introduction and the addition of an epilogue.

Egypt Greece and Rome

Author: Charles Freeman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199651914
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Covering more than four thousand years of ancient history, from the early Egyptians to the dawn of Byzantium, an illustrated introduction to the Mediterranean's three major civilizations examines their links and traces their influence up to the present day. UP.