Series: Encounters with Ancient Egypt
The discipline of Egyptology has been criticised for being too insular,with little awareness of the development of archaeologies elsewhere. It has remained theoretically underdeveloped. For example the role of Ancient Egypt within Africa has rarely been considered jointly by Egyptologists and...
Published October 11th 2012 by UCL Press
Everyone has heard of the Minotaur in the labyrinth on Crete and many know that the Greek gods would adopt the guise of a bull to seduce mortal women. But what lies behind these legends?The Power of the Bull discusses mankind's enduring obsession with bulls. The bull is an almost universal symbol...
Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge
The archaeological remains in the Gulf area are astounding, and still relatively unexplored. Michael Rice has produced the first up-to-date book, which encompasses all the recent work in the area. He shows that the Gulf has been a major channel of commerce for millenia, and that its ancient culture...
Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge
The Origins of Ancient Egypt 5000-2000 BC, 2nd Edition
Already a classic and widely used text, this second edition has been wholly revised and updated in the light of the many discoveries made since its first publication. Michael Rice's bold and original work evokes the fascination and wonder of the most ancient period of Egypt's history. Covering a...
Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge
The Archetypes of Western Civilization: 3000 to 30 BC
Drawing on Jungian psychology to show why Egypt has been so important in the history of Western civilisation, Michael Rice explains the majesty and enduring appeal of Egyptian civilization. Jung claimed that there exist certain psychological drives dormant in our shared unconscious: these are the...
Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge
The Origins of Ancient Egypt 5000-2000 BC
Egypt's Making examines the first 3000 years of Egyptian history, from c.5000 BC - c.2000 BC, down to the collapse of the old Kingdom. Evoking the magic and wonder of ancient Egypt, Michael Rice explains the essentially African character of the historic Egyptian society, institutions and art. He...
Published October 3rd 2003 by Routledge
In this compelling guide and sourcebook, renowned author and scholar Michael Rice introduces us to the inhabitants of ancient Egypt, allowing us to encounter their world through their own eyes. Here are the great and the famous, from Cleopatra to Tutankhamun, but here also are the grave-robber...
Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge