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Download e-book for kindle: A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present by Jason Thompson

By Jason Thompson

ISBN-10: 030747352X

ISBN-13: 9780307473523

ISBN-10: 9774160916

ISBN-13: 9789774160912

In A historical past of Egypt, Jason Thompson has written the 1st one-volume paintings to surround all 5,000 years of Egyptian heritage, highlighting the strangely powerful connections among the traditional land of the Pharaohs and the modern day Arab nation. 

No country's prior can fit Egypt's in antiquity, richness, and diversity. in spite of the fact that, it's infrequently provided as a entire landscape simply because students are likely to divide it into particular eras—prehistoric, pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic, medieval Islamic, Ottoman, and modern—that are usually not frequently studied relating to each other. during this daringly formidable undertaking, drawing at the most present scholarship in addition to his personal study, Thompson makes the case that few if the other nations have as many threads of continuity working via their whole old adventure. With its unparalleled scope and vigorous and readable sort, A background of Egypt offers scholars, tourists, and normal readers alike an enticing narrative of the terribly lengthy process human background via the Nile. 

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