6 edition of A Brief History of Egypt (Brief History) found in the catalog.
December 30, 2007
by Checkmark Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||288|
Dr. Brier is also the host of The Learning Channel's series The Great Egyptians. Professor Brier is the author of Ancient Egyptian Magic (), Egyptian Mummies (), Encyclopedia of Mummies (), The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story (), Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (), and numerous scholarly articles. This book is a reliable introduction to the rich and fascinating history of Egypt and provides a solid background to this country. Today Egypt plays a vital role in the politics of the Middle East, and learning about its history, economic pressures, cultural identity, and social issues is essential to understanding the contemporary Middle East.
This book is an examination of the Coptic people of Egypt and their very tumultuous history. Today’s coptic people are the descendants of the dynastic people of ancient Egypt, as in the Pharaohs. Though they only represent 10 percent or less of the overall population, their presence is . A History of Ancient Egypt. Blackwell,
His books for the general reader include My Brief History, the classic A Brief History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes, The Universe in a Nutshell, and, with Leonard Mlodinow, A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design. Stephen Hawking died in More from Stephen Hawking. A Brief History of Egypt Paperback – Dec 1 by Jr. Goldschmidt, Arthur (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jr. Goldschmidt, Arthur.
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The history, as the title denotes, is brief. It is A Brief History of Egypt book bit too brief, in my view, though. If this book were titled "A Brief History of Modern Egypt," I would give it 4 stars for a more accurate description.
Unfortunately, the author covers about years of Egypt's history in about 50 pages and then covers the next years or so for pages/5. This item: A Brief History of Egypt (Brief History Of (Checkmark Books)) by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. Paperback $ Only 2 left in stock - order soon.
Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details. A Brief History of Saudi Arabia by James Wynbrandt Paperback $/5(1). At the very outset, on the first page of the preface, the author describes themes and overarching insights drawn from the study of Egyptian history.
I learned a great deal from this page book. It covers the last years or so of Egyptian history in a pleasantly phrased and lucid text/5(3).
"A Brief History of Egypt" explores Egypt's broad political, economic, social, and cultural developments, from the mighty civilization of the past to the diverse cultural and political landscape of today, covering almost 6, years of history in a clear and concise : Arthur Goldschmidt.
This book is a reliable introduction to the rich and fascinating history of Egypt and provides a solid background to this country. Today Egypt plays a vital role in the politics of the Middle East, and learning about its history, economic pressures, cultural identity, and social issues is essential to understanding the contemporary Middle East/5(22).
Before we explore Egypt’s folklore dance and dress further, and how this artistic form of expression is integral to the maintaining of a society’s traditions and culture, we will take a look at a brief history of dance in Egypt.
For almost 30 centuries—from its unification around B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C.—ancient Egypt was the preeminent civilization. Get this from a library. A brief history of Egypt. [Arthur Goldschmidt] -- Discusses the history, geography, people, and culture of Egypt and its significance in the world today.
This book explores Egypt's broad political, economic, social, and cultural developments. Get this from a library. A brief history of Egypt. [Arthur Goldschmidt] -- Offers a comprehensive history of Egypt's political, social, economic, and cultural developments over the last six thousand years.
Egypt fell to the Turks in and was later invaded by both the British and the French at different points in time. Egypt aligned itself with the Allies in WWI and afterwards, the Wafd national political party was formed.
The Arab League was founded after WWII by seven Arab countries, including Egypt, but the war had left Egypt in a shambles.
Egyptian history to the time of the Arab conquest is organized into several dynasties and periods. The ancient periods are dated differently by different authors, and the numbering of dynasties is somewhat controversial.
In what follows, we shall attempt to telescope years of history into a relatively brief. "A Brief History of Egypt" explores Egypt's broad political, economic, social, and cultural developments, from the mighty civilization of the past to the diverse cultural and political landscape of today, covering almost 6, years of history in a clear and concise manner.
About the Author(s) Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. is professor emeritus of Middle East history at Penn State University.
He obtained a Ph.D. in history and Middle East studies from Harvard University and is the author of several books, including A Concise History of the Middle East and Modern Egypt: Formation of a is the recipient of the Amoco Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching.
The history of Egypt from the Arab conquest in to the present day introduces the reader to the central paradox of Egyptian identity - the alienation of the Egyptian from his rulers, who until were foreigners, and the continuity of an area with fixed boundaries which has existed for millenia. The first three chapters deal with the Arab conquest, the age of the mamluks and Egypt's.
This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa, which are the subjects of separate histories.
Some of the history of these countries, however, is naturally mentioned in this history of the rest of Africa - but is kept to the minimum needed to. By its nature The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt skips over a lot of history but as an introduction to the five-millennia-long history of Egypt - up to the Roman conquest in 31 BC - Toby Wilkinson's effort excels.
If you want to know the details of a particular era, the book's near pages of notes and bibliography provide a rich vein to mine/5(). The history of ancient Egypt. As you can see we have plenty of sources for ancient Egyptian history (without sources it is not really possible to write about history).
Now let us take a look at what we can learn from these sources. The history of ancient Egypt lasted until the country became a Roman province in the 1st century B.C. The history of Egypt in this period - and onwards to the end of the Dynastic era with the conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C.
was compiled in the 3rd century B.C. by Manetho, an Egyptian priest. His work was unfortunately lost in the destruction of the Library of Alexandria (see.
His books for the general reader include My Brief History, the classic A Brief History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes, The Universe in a Nutshell, and, with Leonard Mlodinow, A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design. Stephen Hawking died in Dating from B.C.
- A.D, Egyptians mummified their house cats, such as this one courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. As the popularity of Tintin grew in Egypt, publishers took the plunge and printed the original Tintin books in Arabic.
Bookshops and curbside book stands began to stock the books exclusively dedicated to a single Tintin story, along with other books of the same genre.A Brief History of Egypt A Brief History of Egypt.
Editor/Author Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr. Publication Year: Publisher: Facts On File. Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: History - World history Image Count: 60 Book Status: Available Table of Contents.A BRIEF HISTORY OF MODERN EGYPT. By Tim Lambert. Medieval Egypt. In the 4th century the Roman Empire split into two.
Egypt was part of the eastern half, known to us as the Byzantine Empire. However in the 7th century the Arabs conquered it. The Arabs invaded Egypt in and by all of Egypt was in their hands.