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By John Romer

This definitive, multi-volume historical past of the world's first identified country unearths that a lot of what we have now been taught approximately historical Egypt is the manufactured from narrow-minded visions of the past

Drawing on a life of study, John Romer chronicles the heritage of historical Egypt from the construction of the nice Pyramid during the upward thrust and fall of the center nation: a height of Pharaonic tradition and the interval whilst writing first flourished. He unearths how the grand narratives of 19th and twentieth-century Egyptologists have misled us by means of portraying a tradition of merciless monarchs and protracted battle. in its place, dependent partially on discoveries of the prior 20 years, this striking account indicates what we will relatively examine from the rest structure, gadgets and writing: a background in line with actual reality.

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