Outlining the major political and cultural events, A History of Ancient Egypt is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture.
An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources
Offers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to its domination by the Roman Empire
Considers social and economic life and the rich culture of ancient Egypt
Places Egypt’s history within its regional context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa
Engages students with various perspectives on a range of critical issues with the Key Debate section included in each chapter
Makes the latest discoveries and scholarship accessible to a wide audience
Marc Van De Mieroop is Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author and editor of numerous publications on the Ancient Near East and ancient Egypt, including A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000 - 323 B.C., 2nd edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007), The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) and King Hammurabi of Babylon (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005).