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Donald B. Redford is one of my favorite historians of Ancient Egypt for his clear-eyed assessments and intelligent summaries. His vocabulary sometimes sends me scurrying to a dictionary (he never uses "native" where "autochthonous" will fit, for instance), but since I'm a word nerd that's not necessarily a bad thing. This work appears to be a prototype for a major multivolume history of Egypt to incorporate original source materials, which is very exciting. I can't give this precursor work five ...more
is a Canadian Egyptologist and archaeologist, currently Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is married to Susan Redford, who is also an Egyptologist currently teaching classes at the university. Professor Redford has directed a number of important excavations in Egypt, notably at Karnak and Mendes.More about Donald B. Redford...