Egypt and the Egyptians
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Egypt and the Egyptians by Douglas J. Brewer
Book DescriptionSurveying more than three thousand years of Egyptian civilization, Egypt and the Egyptians offers a comprehensive introduction to this most rich and complex of early societies. From high politics to the concerns of everyday Egyptians, the book explores every aspect of Egyptian culture and society, including religion, language, art, architecture, cities, and mummification. Archaeological and documentary sources are combined to give the reader a unique and expansive view of a remarkable ancient culture. Fully revised and updated, this new edition looks more closely at the role of women in Egypt, delves deeper into the Egyptian Neolithic and Egypt's transition to an agricultural society, and includes many new illustrations. Written for students and the general reader, and including an extensive bibliography, a glossary, a dynastic chronology and suggestions for further reading, this richly illustrated book is an essential resource for anybody wishing to explore the society and civilization of ancient Egypt.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521616898
(246mm x 189mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Douglas J. Brewer
Archaeology of Ancient Egypt, Hardback (August 2012)
An introduction to the archaeological study of ancient Egypt which bridges the gap between disciplines by explaining how archaeologists tackle various problems.
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All of us long for sense of meaning and purpose in our lives. But where does meaning come from? This work presents a personal, spiritual response to the vocational questions people ask. It locates our true purpose in following Jesus' greatest commandment: love God and love your neighbor.
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Author Biography - Douglas J. Brewer
Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and Director of the Spurlock Museum. Research Associate at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, and Curator of the Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery.
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