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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt
Reconstructing the Past
AUTHOR(S):
Pamela Bradley
REGION:
Australia
LEVELS:
Year 11 / Year 12
SUBJECT AREA:
History
EDITION:
1ed
ISBN:
9780521776561
PUBLICATION DATE:
26/08/1999
Price:   AUD $69.95
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The most comprehensive and well-researched student text available on Ancient Egypt.

 

Written for senior Ancient History students, Ancient Egypt: Reconstructing the Past uses a vast range of primary and secondary written and archeological source material to bring to life the 'historical story' without losing sight of the chronology.

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Part 1. Introduction:

Chapter 1. The physical environment of ancient Egypt

Chapter 2. Sources for Egyptian history

Chapter 3. The formative years of Egyptian greatness

Part 2. The Old Kingdom - the Pyramid Age:

Chapter 4. The experimental phase of pyramid building

Chapter 5. Religious and political changes

Chapter 6. The life of the king and his people

Chapter 7. Preparing for eternity

Part 3. The Middle Kingdom:

Chapter 8. The achievements of the Eleventh and Twelfth dynasties

Part 4. The New Kingdom:

Chapter 9. A vigorous new beginning

Chapter 10. 'The Female Horus' - Hatshepsut

Chapter 11. 'Valiant like Montu' - Thutmose III

Chapter 12. 'The Dazzling Sun-Disk' - Amenhotep III

Chapter 13. Akhenaten and the Amarna interlude

Chapter 14. A change of dynasty - Seti I and Ramesses II

Chapter 15. Egyptian expansion and its effects on New Kingdom society

Chapter 16. Everyday life in New Kingdom Egypt

Chapter 17. New Kingdom funerary beliefs and burial practices

Appendices; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index

Pamela Bradley
Pamela has over 30 years experience in teaching history and is the author of a number of highly successful secondary textbooks published by Cambridge University Press.
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