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Whose Pharaohs?: Archaeology, Museums, and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War I

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Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history--in both Egypt and the West. Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of Western imperialism and nascent Egyptian nationalism. Traditionally ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2002)
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Dillon Tatum
Great book about the development of archaeology in Egypt during the long 19th century...discusses how the Egyptians attempted to reclaim their Pharaonic identity from the colonial powers.
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