Ancient Egypt: History in an Hour : History in an Hour

  • by Anthony Holmes
  • Narrated by Jonathan Keeble
  • Series: History in an Hour
  • 1 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Learn about the Egyptian gods, mummification and how the Egyptians built the only wonder of the ancient world still standing - the Pyramids of Giza. Exploring the historic rise of Egyptian civilization and its continued influence on the world today, Ancient Egypt in an Hour is an excellent companion to a mysterious and enthralling period of history.

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What the Critics Say

"If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past." (Dominic Sandbrook)
"The practice of history is ever-evolving, and the History in an Hour idea brings it back up to date for the digital age." (Andrew Roberts, Bookseller)
"This is genius." (MacWorld.com)

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Great Primer - Just The Basics

A great way to get a high level overview of over three thousand years of history and choose what you want to research further. For me it was looking further into Rameses. What will you explore?
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- Juan Cano

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2013
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited