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Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

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ISBN-10: 0192804588

ISBN-13: 9780192804587

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ian Shaw, Ian Shaw

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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt from the stone age to the Roman conquest. The story of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans makes for fascinating reading, with subjects ranging from the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature in the ancient world.An international team of experts in the field address the issues surrounding this distinctive culture, vividly relating the rise and fall of ruling dynasties, exploring colourful personalities, and uncovering surprising facts, such as the…    
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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.72" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

I arrived in York (England) as Professor of Social Work in the Spring of 2003, following a long career in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University (Wales). I presently hold positions at the University of York and the Department of Sociology and Social Work at Aalborg University, Denmark. I have written and researched extensively. My next book, body and soul permitting, will be Social Work and Science for Columbia University Press, followed by a four-volume e~Major Worke(tm) for Sage Publications on Social Work Research, with Jeanne Marsh and Mark Hardy. I am involved, alone or with others, at various stages of four research projects: an extended historical project on the…    

List of Plates
List of Maps and Plans
List of Contributors
Introduction: Chronologies and Cultural Change in Egypt
Prehistory: From the Palaeolithic to the Badarian Culture (c.700,000-4000 BC)
The Naqada Period (c.4000-3200 BC)
The Emergence of the Egyptian State (c.3200-2686 BC)
The Old Kingdom (c.2686-2160 BC)
The First Intermediate Period (c.2160-2055 BC)
The Middle Kingdom Renaissance (c.2055-1650 BC)
The Second Intermediate Period (c.1650-1550 BC)
The 18th Dynasty before the Amarna Period (c.1550-1352 BC)
The Amarna Period and the Later New Kingdom (c.1352-1069 BC)
Egypt and the Outside World
The Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)
The Late Period (664-332 BC)
The Ptolemaic Period (332-30 BC)
The Roman Period (30 BC-AD 395)
Epilogue
Further Reading
Glossary
Chronology
Index