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Women in Ancient Egypt

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"In ancient Egyptian society a woman was accorded legal rights equal to those of a man from the same social class and had the same expectation of a life after death." Women in Ancient Egypt is a detailed and fascinating study of the often overlooked contributions made by women of all classes to the political and social history of pharaonic Egypt, c. 3100 B.C. to 30 B.C. Us...more
Paperback, 157 pages
Published June 19th 2012 by Amberley Publishing (first published November 28th 1991)
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Mel
This was another Christmas present from Bill as he knows how much I like history about women and social history. It's a new popular history of women's lives in Egypt. As someone whose not read much about Egyptian history I found I enjoyed it quite a bit though there were a few things that the author said that I did shake my head at. One thing I noticed was that despite being published in 2011 nearly all the references used were from 1985 and earlier. This seemed a bit strange to me as if Egyptia...more
Mel
This was another Christmas present from Bill as he knows how much I like history about women and social history. It's a new popular history of women's lives in Egypt. As someone whose not read much about Egyptian history I found I enjoyed it quite a bit though there were a few things that the author said that I did shake my head at. One thing I noticed was that despite being published in 2011 nearly all the references used were from 1985 and earlier. This seemed a bit strange to me as if Egyptia...more
Angela Joyce
Half great, half GROSS! Not the author's fault, I suppose, she was just telling it like it was! I assume.
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