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

@inproceedings{Assmann2002TheMO,
  title={The Mind of Egypt: History and Meaning in the Time of the Pharaohs},
  author={J. Assmann},
  year={2002}
}
The Mind of Egypt 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. Drawing on a range of literary, iconographic, and archaeological sources, renowned historian Jan Assmann reconstructs a world of unparalleled complexity, a culture that, long before others, possessed an extraordinary degree of awareness and self-reflection. - Moving through… Expand
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