Outlining the major political and cultural events, A History of Ancient Egypt
is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture, offering: An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources An up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt's history from its origins to its domination by the Roman Empire A consideration of the social and economic life and the rich culture of ancient Egypt Egypt's history within its regional context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa Various perspectives on a range of critical issues with the Key Debate section included in each chapter
336 pages, paperback.
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).
“This Historywill probably be most valuable to readers new to the subject or to non-specialists interested in aspects of Egyptian culture and in need of historical context.” (Antiquity, 1 January 2013)
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