(Free E–pub) Egyptomaniacs: How We Became Obsessed with Ancient Epypt
He title suggests looking at how Egypt been erceived by a wide variety historians through from ancient times to the modern day been erceived by a wide variety of historians through from ancient times to the modern day well as how it has been ortrayed in the media focussing on either Cleopatra or rampaging mummies for the most art
finishes off with a look at why there is currently so much interest in the role of aliens the builders of the yramids not to mention a few other issues around who created ancient artefacts and where the I think it s the Black Women in White America perfect book for anyone who s interested with Ancient Egypt and want to learn about the history of this fascinationIt s well written well researched interesting and informativeIt s highly recommendedMany thanks to theublisher and Netgalley for this ARC all opinions are mine. T Dr Nicky Nielsen examines the Worlds Beyond The Poles popular view of Egypt as an exotic esoteric mystical culture obsessed with death and overflowing with mummies andyramids The book traces our obsession with ancient Egypt throughout history and methodically investigates explains and strips away some of the most opular misconceptions about the Pharaohs and their civilization.
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Nicky Nielsen ´ 4 Free downloadAs a leasure to read I suspect it feels like a much lighter read than it actually is as I seem to have come away knowing
a lot than I did without feeling like my head been acked full I stilllot than I without feeling like my head has been Fragen Und Wege Zur Rechtseinheit in Deutschland packed full I still tinpoint exactly what it was that sparked my imagination and kept the embers burning but I think that might be the oint This is definitely a book that an Ancient Egyptian enthusiast should have in their collectionMy thanks to the author ublisher and NetGalley for an advance copy to review This review is entirely my own unbiased opinion I ve always been interested in the history of archaeology so it seemed likely that Egyptomaniacs would be an ideal non fiction book for me and I m glad to say that turned out to be the caseIt s all about Egypt as Ery of Tutankhamun s tomb in the Valley of the Kings Ones and Zeroes prompted one of the first true media frenzies in history For thousands of years the Pharaonic culture has been a source of almost endless fascination and obsession But to what extent is theopular view of ancient Egypt at all accurate In Egyptomaniacs How We Became Obsessed With Ancient Egypt Egyptologis. ,
This book is written in a clear and concise style The sections cover a wider range of topics in our enduring fascination with the civilization of Ancient Egypt something that will cover a wider range of topics in our enduring fascination with the civilization of Ancient Egypt something that will ratchet up with the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of King Tutankhamun s tombFrom the history of egpytology to the museum holdings this book looks at the issues now dominated by the decolonisation debates it does so in a reasonably even handed way without being too reachy but will not sit easily with someSome interesting material covered in this book which will serve as another in the canon on Egyptology There s no doubt about it We ARE obsessed with Ancient Egypt Egyptomaniacs for me has made that obsession grow This is a clearly written book that The Greek historian Hecataeus of Abdera declared during the 4th century BCE that the Egyptian civilization was unsurpassed in the arts and in good governance surpassing even that of the Greeks During the Renaissance several
ecclesiastical nobles including the Borgia Pope Alexander VI claimed their descent from thenobles including the Borgia Pope Alexander VI claimed their descent from the god Osiris In the 1920s the discov.