Book ID: CBB000201768

The Mind of Egypt: History and Meaning in the Time of the Pharaohs (2002)


Assmann, Jan (Author)

Metropolitan Books

Publication Date: 2002
Edition Details: Translated by Andrew Jenkins
Physical Details: xi + 513 pp., illus., map
Language: English

Description “Presents an unprecedented account of the mainsprings of Egyptian civilization---the ideals, values, mentalities, belief systems, and aspirations that shaped the first territorial state in human history.” (from publisher's webpage)

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Authors & Contributors
Jiang, Xiaoyuan
Sezgin, Ursula
Herz-Fischler, Roger
Reid, Donald Malcolm
Susato, Ryu
Moser, Stephanie
Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften
History of European Ideas
History of the Human Sciences
History of Science
University of Chicago Press
Oxford University Press
Wilfrid Laurier University Press
University of California Press
Palgrave Macmillan
Princeton University Press
Science and civilization
History as a discipline; chronology; study of the past
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
al-Mas'udi, Abu al-Hasan ‘Ali Ibn al-Husain
Hume, David
Kircher, Athanasius
Newton, Isaac
Elias, Norbert
Hekekyan, Joseph
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
18th century
Early modern
Levant and Near East
Middle and Near East
Alexandria (Egypt)
British Museum

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