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The Resource 30-second ancient Egypt : the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute, editor: Peter Der Manuelian ; contributors: Rachel Aronin, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, Ronald J. Leprohon, Peter Der Manuelian, Nicholas Picardo, Thomas Schneider

30-second ancient Egypt : the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute, editor: Peter Der Manuelian ; contributors: Rachel Aronin, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, Ronald J. Leprohon, Peter Der Manuelian, Nicholas Picardo, Thomas Schneider

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30-second ancient Egypt : the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute
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30-second ancient Egypt
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the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute
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editor: Peter Der Manuelian ; contributors: Rachel Aronin, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, Ronald J. Leprohon, Peter Der Manuelian, Nicholas Picardo, Thomas Schneider
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  • Thirty-second ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Egypt
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Language
eng
Summary
We've all heard of pyramids, hieroglyphs and Cleopatra, but how much do you really know about ancient Egypt? Why was the Nile integral to the unification of Egypt? What is the mystery surrounding Queen Hetephere's tomb? What did the Amarna Letters reveal? What did the ancient Egyptians eat and drink? 30-Second Ancient Egypt presents a unique insight into one of the most brilliant and beguiling civilizations, where technological innovations and architectural wonders emerge among mysterious gods and burial rites. Each entry is summarized in just 30 seconds using nothing more than two pages, 300 words and a single picture. From royal dynasties and Tutankhamun's tomb, to hieroglyphs and mummification, interspersed with biographies of Egypt's most intriguing rulers, this is the quickest path to understanding the 50 key ideas and innovations that developed and defined one of the worlds great civilizations
Dewey number
932
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Der Manuelian, Peter
  • Aronin, Rachel
  • Eaton-Krauss, Marianne
  • Leprohon, Ronald J.
  • Picardo, Nicholas
  • Schneider, Thomas
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  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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adult
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30-second ancient Egypt : the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute, editor: Peter Der Manuelian ; contributors: Rachel Aronin, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, Ronald J. Leprohon, Peter Der Manuelian, Nicholas Picardo, Thomas Schneider
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volume
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  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
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000052978094
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782401322
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(hardback)
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colpur map
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30-second ancient Egypt : the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation each explained in half a minute, editor: Peter Der Manuelian ; contributors: Rachel Aronin, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, Ronald J. Leprohon, Peter Der Manuelian, Nicholas Picardo, Thomas Schneider
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Control code
000052978094
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782401322
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colpur map

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