Ancient Egypt's history from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world's greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire. Illustrated with stunning photographs, artwork, diagrams and cutaways. Includes a comprehensive factfinder featuring a time chart, a list of who's who and details of recent archaeological finds. With internet links to recommended websites with further information, video clips and virtual tours.
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Gill Harvey studied French and Philosophy at Oxford. After experimenting with a number of careers, she eventually got a job as a writer/editor at Usborne Publishing in 1994. Five years later, and having reached the position of Senior Editor and completed an MA in Modern Literature, Gill decided to go freelance. Since then, writing has become a way of life. HMore about Gill Harvey
Straun Reid is a graduate in archaeology, and worked for five years on historical sites in the Middle East. He returns to give lectures on the castles of the saracens and the crusaders.More about Struan Reid