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The Land and its People

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter serves as a brief overview of Egyptian society. It describes the significance of the land, agriculture, and religion to the Egyptian way of life; and more importantly how Egypt as we ... More


The Egyptian Monarchy

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter details the administrative functions, religious symbolisms, and other such historic intricacies of the Egyptian monarchy. At the pinnacle of Egyptian society sat the king. Below him were ... More


Agents of Informal Empire: French Expatriates and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in Egypt

David Todd

in A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of French imperial expatriation in Egypt and the economic implications of French cultural dominance in Egyptian society. It then turns to the transformation of the ... More


Genesis of a Society

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the prehistoric evolution of Egyptian society. It begins by summarizing current archaeological knowledge of Egyptian Prehistory. It then confronts these data with a ... More


Affirmation of a Conceptual World

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Like all societies, the postulates on which Egyptian civilization was based required continual restatement and reassertion in order to retain their validity in the eyes of society. This chapter ... More


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