By Jason Thompson
No country's earlier can fit Egypt's in antiquity, richness, and diversity. even though, it's hardly ever awarded as a accomplished landscape simply because students are likely to divide it into particular eras—prehistoric, pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic, medieval Islamic, Ottoman, and modern—that will not be frequently studied with regards to each other. during this daringly formidable undertaking, drawing at the most present scholarship in addition to his personal learn, Thompson makes the case that few if the other international locations have as many threads of continuity working via their whole old adventure. With its extraordinary scope and vigorous and readable variety, A historical past of Egypt offers scholars, tourists, and common readers alike a fascinating narrative of the terribly lengthy process human heritage by way of the Nile.
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A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present by Jason Thompson