Whose Pharaohs?: Archaeology, Museums, and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War I by Donald Malcolm Reid
English | November 1, 2003 | ISBN: 0520240693, 0520221974 | 424 pages | PDF | 34 MB
Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history–in both Egypt and the West. Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of Western imperialism and nascent Egyptian nationalism.