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The Resource Egyptomania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs, Bob Brier

Egyptomania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs, Bob Brier

Label
Egyptomania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs
Title
Egyptomania
Title remainder
our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs
Statement of responsibility
Bob Brier
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brier, Bob
Dewey number
932.0072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT60
LC item number
.B749 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptology
  • Archaeology and history
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
Egyptomania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs, Bob Brier
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223111830262
  • 31223103695152
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 229 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781137278609
Lccn
2013016347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 843124214
  • (OCoLC)843124214
Label
Egyptomania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs, Bob Brier
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223111830262
  • 31223103695152
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 229 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781137278609
Lccn
2013016347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 843124214
  • (OCoLC)843124214

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