A History of Egypt

Paperback $17.00

Dec 01, 2009 | 432 Pages

Ebook $13.99

Mar 02, 2011 | 432 Pages

  • Paperback $17.00

    Dec 01, 2009 | 432 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Mar 02, 2011 | 432 Pages


“A remarkable work of synthesis, cohesion, and understanding…. Wonderfully vivid…. Extremely readable…. This is the first major work of its kind and it succeeds triumphantly.” —Al-Ahram Weekly

“Full of insights…. Thompson’s tone suggests a deep respect for Egypt and its history…. Packing it all into one book without any major errors of omission or emphasis requires considerable skill and breadth of vision.” —Daily News Egypt

Table Of Contents

1. The Gift of the Nile
2. The Birth of Egyptian Civilization: Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt
3. The Old Kingdom
4. The First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom
5. The Second Intermediate Period and the New Kingdom
6. The Third Intermediate Period and the Late Period
7. Ptolemaic Egypt
8. Egypt in the Roman Empire
9. Coptic Egypt
10. The Advent of Islam
11. The Fatimids and Ayyubids
12. The Mamluks
13. Egypt in the Ottoman Empire
14. The Birth of Modern Egypt
15. Mid-Nineteenth-Century Egypt
16. The British Occupation of Egypt
17. The Parliamentary Era
18. Nasser
19. Sadat
20. Mubarak and Beyond
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