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The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson

Label
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt
Title
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Toby Wilkinson
Title variation
Ancient Egypt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
385613
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Toby A. H
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT83
LC item number
.W658 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Target audience
adult
Label
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [489]-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxvi, 611 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553805536
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009047322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 465681313
  • (OCoLC)465681313
Label
The rise and fall of ancient Egypt, Toby Wilkinson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [489]-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxvi, 611 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553805536
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009047322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 465681313
  • (OCoLC)465681313

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