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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt

DT83.W658
2013

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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt

Wilkinson, Toby A. H.

New York : Random House, 2013, c2010.

xxxvi, 611 p., [48] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.

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.

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020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-0-553-80553-6 (hc. : alk. paper)
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-0-553-38490-1 (pbk.)
040 Cataloging Src   $a Original cataloging agency  DLC
    $c Transcribing agency  DLC
050 LC Call No 00  $a Classification number  DT83
    $b Item number  .W658 2013
100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Wilkinson, Toby A. H.
245 Title 14  $a Title  The rise and fall of ancient Egypt /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Toby Wilkinson.
246 VaryingTitle 30  $a Title proper/short title  Ancient Egypt
250 Edition   $a Edition statement  1st U.S. ed.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  New York :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Random House,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2013, c2010.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  xxxvi, 611 p., [48] p. of plates :
    $b Other physical details  ill. (chiefly col.) ;
    $c Dimensions  25 cm.
500 General Note   $a General note  Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010.
504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-578) and index.
505 505 0   $a 505  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 of 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.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  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.
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  Egypt
    $x General subdivision  History
    $y Chronological subdivision  To 332 B.C.
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  Egypt
    $x General subdivision  History
    $y Chronological subdivision  332-30 B.C.
852 Holdings   $a Location  221
    $h Classification part  DT83.W658 2013
    $p Barcode  219986
    $9 Cost  $24.00

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