The Resource Dialogues with the dead : Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922, David Gange

Dialogues with the dead : Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922, David Gange

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Dialogues with the dead : Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922
Title
Dialogues with the dead
Title remainder
Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922
Statement of responsibility
David Gange
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Language
eng
Summary
"Almost every great figure in nineteenth-century Britain, from Thomas Carlyle to William Gladstone to Charles Darwin, read histories of ancient Egypt and argued about their content. Egypt became a focal point in disputes over the nature of human origins, the patterns underlying human history, the status and purpose of the Bible, and the cultural role of the classics. Egyptian archaeology ingrained its influence everywhere from the lecture halls of the ancient universities to the devotional aids of rural Sunday schools, and the plots of sensation fiction. Dialogues with the Dead shows, for the first time, how Egyptology's development over the century that followed the decipherment of the hieroglyphic script in 1822 can be understood only through its intimate entanglement with the historical, scientific, and religious contentions which defined the era"--Publisher's website
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Gange, David
Dewey number
932.0072041
Index
index present
LC call number
DT60
LC item number
.G364 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Classical presences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptology
  • Great Britain
  • Egyptology
  • Intellectual life
  • Great Britain
  • Kultur
  • Religion
  • Rezeption
  • Ägyptologie
  • Großbritannien
  • Ägypten
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Dialogues with the dead : Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922, David Gange
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The Accession of Menes -- The Old Kingdom : Ancient Egypt at mid century -- First Intermediate Period : The Religion of Science and the Science of Religion -- The Middle Kingdom : Orthodox Egypt, 1880-1900 -- Second Intermediate Period : Petrie's Prehistory and the Oxyrhynchus papyri -- The New Kingdom : Ancient Egypt and the 'Cycles of Civilization' after 1900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780199653102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852660871
  • (OCoLC)ocn852660871
Label
Dialogues with the dead : Egyptology in British culture and religion, 1822-1922, David Gange
Publication
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
Introduction : The Accession of Menes -- The Old Kingdom : Ancient Egypt at mid century -- First Intermediate Period : The Religion of Science and the Science of Religion -- The Middle Kingdom : Orthodox Egypt, 1880-1900 -- Second Intermediate Period : Petrie's Prehistory and the Oxyrhynchus papyri -- The New Kingdom : Ancient Egypt and the 'Cycles of Civilization' after 1900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780199653102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852660871
  • (OCoLC)ocn852660871

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