Encounters with Ancient Egypt

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  • Encounters With Ancient Egypt: Complete Set book cover

    Encounters With Ancient Egypt

    Complete Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J Ucko

    The discipline of Egyptology has been criticized for being too insular, with little awareness of the development of archaeologies elsewhere. It has remained theoretically underdeveloped. For example, Egyptologists and Africanists have rarely considered the role of Ancient Egypt within Africa.…

    Paperback – 2007-09-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt in Africa book cover

    Ancient Egypt in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by David O'Connor, Andrew Reid

    Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet Ancient Egypt is routinely regarded as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. This book considers how Ancient Egypt was dislocated from…

    Paperback – 2007-04-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Never Had the Like Occurred: Egypt's View of its Past book cover

    Never Had the Like Occurred

    Egypt's View of its Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tait

    "Never Had the Like Occurred" examines Ancient Egypt's own multifaceted encounters with its past. As Egyptian culture constantly changed and evolved, this book follows a chronological arrangement, from early Egypt to the attitudes of the Coptic population in the Byzantine Period. Within this…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Views of Ancient Egypt since Napoleon Bonaparte: Imperialism, Colonialism and Modern Appropriations book cover

    Views of Ancient Egypt since Napoleon Bonaparte

    Imperialism, Colonialism and Modern Appropriations, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Jeffreys

    This book addresses some of the main themes of the study of Egypt during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In a combination of case studies and discursive chapters, the status of Egypt as an important example of traditional Asian scholarship, and as an ancient model of imperialism itself, is…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
    Routledge
    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

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    Mysterious Lands

    1st Edition

    Edited by David O'Connor, Stephen Quirke

    Mysterious Lands covers two kinds of encounters. First, encounters which actually occurred between Egypt and specific foreign lands, and second, those the Egyptians created by inventing imaginary lands. Some of the actual foreign lands are mysterious, in that we know of them only through Egyptian…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Imhotep Today: Egyptianizing Architecture book cover

    Imhotep Today

    Egyptianizing Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Marcel Humbert, Clifford Price

    This book presents and analyses the results of the use and adaptation of ancient Egyptian architecture in modern times. It traces the use of ancient Egyptian motifs and constructions across the world, from Australia, the Americas and Southern Africa to Western Europe. It also inquires into the…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
    Routledge
    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • The Wisdom of Egypt: Changing Visions Through the Ages book cover

    The Wisdom of Egypt

    Changing Visions Through the Ages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J Ucko, Timothy Champion

    The Wisdom of Egypt examines the sources of evidence about Ancient Egypt available to scholars, and the changing visions of Egypt and of Egypt's role in human history that they produced. Its scope extends from the Classical world, through Europe and the Arabic worlds in the Middle Ages, to writers…

    Paperback – 2003-11-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Perspectives on Egypt book cover

    Ancient Perspectives on Egypt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Matthews, Cornelia Roemer

    The allure of Egypt is not exclusive to the modern world. Egypt also held a fascination and attraction for people of the past. In this book, academics from a wide range of disciplines assess the significance of Egypt within the settings of its past. The chronological span is from later prehistory,…

    Paperback – 2003-10-15
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    Encounters with Ancient Egypt

  • Consuming Ancient Egypt book cover

    Consuming Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sally MacDonald, Michael Rice

    Consuming Ancient Egypt examines the influence of Ancient Egypt on the everyday lives of contemporary people, of all ages, throughout the world. It looks at the Egypt tourist sees, Egypt in film and Egypt as the inspiration for opera. It asks why so many books are published each year on…

    Paperback – 2003-10-15
    Routledge
    Encounters with Ancient Egypt