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  • ISBN: 0553384902 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780553384901 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxvi, 611 p., [48] p. of plates: ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Random House trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013, c2010.

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"Originally published in the United Kingdom by Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc., London, in 2010"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [539]-578) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Divine right (5000-2175 B.C.). In the beginning ; God incarnate ; Absolute power ; Heaven on Earth ; Eternity assured -- End of innocence (2175-1541 B.C.). Civil war ; Paradise postponed ; The face of tyranny ; Bitter harvest -- The power and the glory (1541-1322 B.C.). Order reimposed ; Pushing the boundaries ; King and country ; Golden Age ; Royal revolution -- Military might (1322-1069 B.C.). Martial law ; War and peace ; Triumph and tragedy ; Double-edged sword -- Change and decay (1069-30 B.C.). A house divided ; A tarnished throne ; Fortune's fickle wheel ; Invasion and introspection ; The long goodbye ; Finis.
Summary, etc.: In this magnificent history, Toby Wilkinson combines grand narrative sweep with detailed knowledge of hieroglyphs and the iconography of power, to reveal Ancient Egypt in all its complexity--from the brutality and repression that lay behind the appearance of its unchanging monarchy to its extraordinary architectural and cultural achievements.
Subject: Egypt History To 332 B.C
Egypt History 332-30 B.C
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