The Story Of Egypt

Fletcher Joann

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publisher Place: Uk
Publisher Year: 2015
Edition: First Edition

Description: 482 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The story of the worlds greatest civilisation spans 4000 years of history that has shaped the world. It is full of spectacular sites and epic stories, an evolving society rich in inventors, heroes, heroines, villains, artisans and pioneers. Now Professor Joann Fletcher pulls together the complete Story of Egypt - charting the rise and fall of the ancient Egyptians while putting their whole world into a context that we can all relate to.Joann Fletcher uncovers some fascinating revelations: new evidence shows that women became pharaohs on at least 10 occasions, and the ancient Egyptians even built the first Suez Canal and circumnavigated Africa. From Ramses IIs penchant for dying his grey hair, to how we know Montuhoteps chief wife bit her nails, Joann Fletcher brings alive the history and people of ancient Egypt as nobody else can.

ISBN: 9781444785173


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