New PDF release: A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present

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 background, highlighting the unusually robust connections among the traditional land of the Pharaohs and the modern day Arab nation. 

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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