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Amelia Peabody's Egypt A Compendium

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ISBN-10: 0060538112

ISBN-13: 9780060538118

Edition: 2003

Authors: Elizabeth Peters, Kristen Whitbread, Kristen Whitebread

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/25/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 1.09" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Preface
Love Among the Ruins: Excerpt from the Unpublished Journal of Professor Radcliffe Emerson, January-February 1885
The Emerson Era: I The Historical Background to the Journals
A Splendid Overview of Egyptology: Napoleon to World War I
A Commanding Perspective: The British in Egypt, 1884-1917
Pictorial Essay: The Emersons' Bane: Tourists Along the Nile
The Emerson Era: II The Cultural Background to the Journals
An Expert Analysis of the Principles of Islam as Encountered by the Emersons
Pictorial Essay: The Art & Architecture of Islam
"Lesser Breeds without the Law": An Insightful Diatribe on the Victorian Attitude Towards Other Cultures & Peoples
Upstairs, Downstairs: A Skillful Overview of Victorian Servants & Their Duties
From Parlor to Pyramid: A Scholarly Study of Amelia Peabody Emerson & the Women's Movement
A Specialized Indulgence: Amelia Peabody Emerson & the Evolution of Fashion, 1884-1915
Seen But Not Heard: A Sympathetic Scrutiny of the Victorian Philosophy of Childrearing
Modern Inconveniences: A Scientific Investigation of Technological Developments in the Emerson Era
Musical Heritage: An Adept Discussion of the Musical Repertoire of the Emerson Family
The Best of Wonder: An Authoritative Analysis of Victorian Popular Fiction
Pictorial Essay: Victorian Visions of Ancient Egypt
People, Places & Things: A Handy Reference to the Journals
The People of the Journals (& a Few Animals, Too)
Up & Down the Nile (& Other Places, As Well)
Words You May Not Find in Webster (Foreign Words & Phrases)
Introducing Some Ancient Egyptians (Human & Divine)
Pictorial Essay: Egypt & the Egyptians as the Emersons Knew Them
Ancient Egyptian Texts Referred to in the Journals
The Wit & Wisdom of Amelia Peabody Emerson (& Some Others)
Ancient Egypt 101: A Quick Refresher Course
For Further Reading
Something About the Contributors
Illustration Sources