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The Resource The Nile : downstream through Egypt's past and present, Toby Wilkinson

The Nile : downstream through Egypt's past and present, Toby Wilkinson

Label
The Nile : downstream through Egypt's past and present
Title
The Nile
Title remainder
downstream through Egypt's past and present
Statement of responsibility
Toby Wilkinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From Herodotus's day to the present political upheavals, the steady flow of the Nile has been Egypt's heartbeat. It has shaped its geography, controlled its economy and moulded its civilisation. The same stretch of water which conveyed Pharaonic battleships, Ptolemaic grain ships, Roman troop-carriers and Victorian steamers today carries modern-day tourists past bankside settlements in which rural life - fishing, farming, flooding - continues much as it has for millennia. At this most critical juncture in the country's history, foremost Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey up the Nile, north from Lake Victoria, from Cataract to Cataract, past the Aswan Dam, to the delta
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Wilkinson, Toby A. H
Dewey number
  • 962
  • 962
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nile River
  • Nile River
  • History
Label
The Nile : downstream through Egypt's past and present, Toby Wilkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781408843567
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781408843567
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The Nile : downstream through Egypt's past and present, Toby Wilkinson
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781408843567
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781408843567
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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