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The Civilization of Ancient Egypt

£14.99

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Dark green cloth covers with gilt titles on the spine. Light foxing on the front and top page edges. Dust jacket has minor edge wear along the top, the back inner flap is creased lengthways and at the top corner.

In this book Paul Johnson explores the growth and decline of a culture which survived 3000 years while maintaining a purity of style to rival all others. State, religion, culture and geographical setting were all elements which combined to form an unusually durable civilization. Why did it then decline? Egypt was a great bronze age power reluctant to move into the iron age; it was based too much on tradition; it rejected new commercial ventures and retreated too readily into its past.

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Author(s):
Johnson, Paul
Condition:
Very Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Book Club Associates

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Dark green cloth covers with gilt titles on the spine. Light foxing on the front and top page edges. Dust jacket has minor edge wear along the top, the back inner flap is creased lengthways and at the top corner.

In this book Paul Johnson explores the growth and decline of a culture which survived 3000 years while maintaining a purity of style to rival all others. State, religion, culture and geographical setting were all elements which combined to form an unusually durable civilization. Why did it then decline? Egypt was a great bronze age power reluctant to move into the iron age; it was based too much on tradition; it rejected new commercial ventures and retreated too readily into its past.

Author(s):
Johnson, Paul
Condition:
Very Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Book Club Associates

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