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Encounters with Ancient Egypt

ENCOUNTERS WITH ANCIENT EGYPT

Edited by Peter J. Ucko
2005 1800pp
978-1-59874-209-1 Paperback £141.50
The complete set of the eight volumes in this series, each of which is listed below and is for sale separately.

ANCIENT EGYPT IN AFRICA

Edited by David O'Connor & Andrew Reid
2003 232pp
978-1-59874-205-3 Paperback £24.95
Examines the neglected field of contact and interaction between Egypt and other early African cultures.

ANCIENT PERSPECTIVES ON EGYPT

Edited by Roger Matthews & Cornelia Roemer
2003 264pp
978-1-59874-204-6 Paperback £24.95
Assesses the significance of Egypt within the settings of its past, from later prehistory, through to the earliest literate eras of interaction with Mesopotamia and the Levant, the Aegean, Greece and Rome, based on both archaeological and documentary evidence.

CONSUMING ANCIENT EGYPT

Edited by Michael Rice & Sally McDonald
2003 264pp
978-1-59874-203-9 Paperback £24.95
Presents the ways in which Ancient Egypt interacts with the living world, in architecture, museums, the acquisition of souvenirs and reproductions. design, and the perpetual appeal of the mummy.

IMHOTEP TODAY

Egyptianizing Architecture
Edited by Jean-Marcel Humbert & Clifford Price
2003 340pp
978-1-59874-201-5 Paperback £24.95
Analysis of the use and adaptation of ancient Egyptian architecture in modern times.

MYSTERIOUS LANDS

Edited by Stephen Quirke & David O'Connor
2003 263pp
978-1-59874-207-7 Paperback £24.95
Provides an account both of two types of encounter between Egypt and foreign lands: those that actually occurred and those created by the Egyptian invention of imaginary lands.

"NEVER HAD THE LIKE OCCURRED"

Egypt's View of Its Past, Second Edition
John Tait
2003 278pp
978-1-59874-206-0 Paperback £24.95
Examines Ancient Egypt's multifaceted encounters with its own past and provides a case study of how civilizations may view and utilize their past.

VIEWS OF ANCIENT EGYPT SINCE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

Imperialism, Colonialism and Modern Appropriations
Edited by David Jeffreys
2003 239pp
978-1-59874-202-2 Paperback £24.95
This book examines the status of Egypt both as an example of traditional Asian scholarship and as an ancient model of imperialism, using a combination of case studies and discursive chapters.

THE WISDOM OF EGYPT

Changing Visions Through the Ages
Edited by Peter J. Ucko & T.C. Champion
2003 241pp
978-1-59874-208-4 Paperback £24.95
Examines the sources of evidence about Ancient Egypt available to scholars, and the changing visions of Egypt that they produced from the Classical world, through Europe and the Arabic worlds in the Middle Ages, to writers of the Renaissance, to the work of scholars and scientists of Early Modern Europe.


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