A History of Ancient Egypt

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Author  James Henry Breasted
Publisher  Plantagenet Publishing
Publication Date   June 13, 2011
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Pages  380

Description

- This book is illustrated with at least 10 photographs
- This book is annotated with hyperlinks to web content

This history of Ancient Egypt by renowned American Egyptologist was the gold standard of egyptian histories at the time of its publication. It covers the time period from pre-history to the fall of the Egyptian Empire to the Assyrians.

The contents are:


PREFACE

BOOK ONE

THE LAND
PRELIMINARY SURVEY, CHRONOLOGY AND DOCUMENTARY SOURCES
EARLIEST EGYPT

BOOK II THE OLD KINGDOM

EARLY RELIGION
GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY, INDUSTRY AND ART
THE PYRAMID BUILDERS
THE SIXTH DYNASTY: THE DECLINE OF THE OLD KINGDOM

BOOK THREE: THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: THE FEUDAL AGE

THE DECLINE OF THE NORTH AND THE RISE OF THEBES.
THE MIDDLE KINGDOM OR THE FEUDAL AGE: STATE, SOCIETY AND RELIGION.
THE TWELFTH DYNASTY

BOOK FOUR: THE HYKSOS. THE RISE OF THE EMPIRE

THE FALL OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM
EXPULSION OF THE HYKSOS AND TRIUMPH OF THEBES

BOOK V: THE EMPIRE: FIRST PERIOD

THE NEW STATE: SOCIETY AND RELIGION

BOOK VI: THE EMPIRE : SECOND PERIOD

THE TRIUMPH OF AMON AND THE REORGANIZATION OF THE EMPIRE
THE WARS OF RAMSES II
THE EMPIRE OF RAMSES II
THE FINAL DECLINE OF THE EMPIRE: MERNEPTAH AND RAMSES III

BOOK VII: THE DECADENCE

THE FALL OF THE EMPIRE
PRIESTS AND MERCENARIES: THE SUPREMACY OF THE LIBYANS
THE ETHIOPIAN SUPREMACY AND THE TRIUMPH OF ASSYRIA

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF KINGS.

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