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By John Romer

This definitive, multi-volume background of the world's first recognized kingdom finds that a lot of what now we have been taught approximately old Egypt is the manufactured from narrow-minded visions of the past

Drawing on a life of learn, John Romer chronicles the historical past of historic Egypt from the development of the nice Pyramid in the course of the upward thrust and fall of the center nation: a height of Pharaonic tradition and the interval while writing first flourished. He unearths how the grand narratives of 19th and twentieth-century Egyptologists have misled us via portraying a tradition of merciless monarchs and persistent warfare. as a substitute, dependent partially on discoveries of the earlier 20 years, this striking account indicates what we will quite study from the rest structure, gadgets and writing: a historical past according to actual reality.

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