The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt: The History of a Civilisation from 3000 BC to Cleopatra
Author: Toby Wilkinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Release Date: August 02, 2010
Toby Wilkinson combines grand narrative sweep with detailed knowledge of hieroglyphs and the iconography of power, to reveal ancient Egypt in all its complexity. We see the relentless propaganda, the cut-throat politics, the brutality and repression that lay behind the appearance of unchanging monarchy.