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Wonderful Things : A History of Egyptology: The Golden Age: 1881-1914 (Vol 2) (Hardcover) (Jason

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The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later. This, the second of a three-volume survey of the history of Egyptology, explores the years 1881-1914, a period marked by the institutionalization of Egyptology amid an ever increasing pace of discovery and the opening of vast new vistas into the Egyptian past.
The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later. This, the second of a three-volume survey of the history of Egyptology, explores the years 1881-1914, a period marked by the institutionalization of Egyptology amid an ever increasing pace of discovery and the opening of vast new vistas into the Egyptian past.
Number of Pages: 374.0
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ancient / Egypt, Ancient / General, Archaeology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Pr
volume number: 2.0
Author: Jason Thompson
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 17464732
UPC: 9789774166921
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-8254

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