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Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times - Donald Bruce Redford

Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times

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Published: 10th October 1993
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Covering the time span from the Paleolithic period to the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C., the eminent Egyptologist Donald Redford explores three thousand years of uninterrupted contact between Egypt and Western Asia across the Sinai land-bridge. In the vivid and lucid style that we expect from the author of the popular "Akhenaten," Redford presents a sweeping narrative of the love-hate relationship between the peoples of ancient Israel/Palestine and Egypt.

Winner of the 1993 Best Scholarly Book in Archaeology Award, Biblical Archaeological Society "In the best Egyptological tradition... This is a work written by a master in Near Eastern studies."--Jean-Pierre V.M. Herubel, Digest of Middle East Studies "Attractively presents for the lay reader a wealth of research on the peoples and localities of ancient Palestine."--Journal of Palestine Studies "In his ability to understand the fragmentary data of ancient history, and in constructive use of imagination, Redford has few equals in the field... One of the finest histories of the ancient Near East."--The Times Literary Supplement

List of Illustrations and Tables
List of Abbreviations
Preface
Introduction
Egypt and the Levart from Prehistoric Times to the Hyksos
Village, Camps, and the Rise of a Colossusp. 3
Upper and Lower Egypt and the Walled Towns of Asiap. 29
"Lo, the Vile Asiatic!"p. 56
"Trampling the Foreign Lands": Egypt and Asia during the Middle Kingdomp. 71
The Hyksos in Egyptp. 98
The Egyptian Empire in Asia
"Extending the Frontiers of Egypt"p. 125
The Empire of the New Kingdomp. 192
Asia in Egypt: Mosaic, Not Melting Potp. 214
The Great Migrations
The Coming of the Sea Peoplesp. 241
"These are the Bene-Yisrael...,"p. 257
Egypt and the Hebrew Kingdoms
Horses and Pharaoh's Daughter: Egypt and the United Monarchyp. 283
Egypt and Israel in the World of Assyriap. 312
Specter or Reality? The Question of Egyptian Influence on Israel of the Monarchyp. 365
Four Great Origin Traditionsp. 395
Egypt and the Fall of Judahp. 430
Epiloguep. 470
Indexp. 473
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ISBN: 9780691000862
ISBN-10: 0691000867
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 10th October 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.55  x 3.63
Weight (kg): 0.77