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The Resource Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs, Bob Brier

Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs, Bob Brier

Label
Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs
Title
Egypt-omania
Title remainder
our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs
Statement of responsibility
Bob Brier
Title variation
Egyptomania
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the history of the West's obsession with ancient Egyptian art and culture, from the time of the Romans, to the campaigns of Napolean Bonaparte, the discovery Tutankhamen's tomb, and the popular culture of today
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brier, Bob
Dewey number
932.0072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptology
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs, Bob Brier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Birth of a collection -- Rome and the birth of Egyptomania -- Napoleon on the Nile -- How an obelisk and a canal conquered France -- The amazing voyage of Cleopatra's needle -- Egypt for sale: Victorian Egyptomania -- New York gets its obelisk -- The mummies sing songs of the Nile -- Tutankhamen, Superstar -- The Mummy goes to the movies -- The future of Egyptomania
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 229 pages, 24 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781137278609
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861977867
  • 1393418
  • (OCoLC)861977867
  • 1377126
Label
Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs, Bob Brier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Birth of a collection -- Rome and the birth of Egyptomania -- Napoleon on the Nile -- How an obelisk and a canal conquered France -- The amazing voyage of Cleopatra's needle -- Egypt for sale: Victorian Egyptomania -- New York gets its obelisk -- The mummies sing songs of the Nile -- Tutankhamen, Superstar -- The Mummy goes to the movies -- The future of Egyptomania
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 229 pages, 24 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781137278609
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861977867
  • 1393418
  • (OCoLC)861977867
  • 1377126

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