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The Nile Insight Guide anon

The Nile Insight Guide By anon

The Nile Insight Guide by anon

New RRP £16.99
Condition - Very Good
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This revised edition is a travel companion and a souvenir of a Nile cruise. It contains up-to-date maps, along with tips on travel, excursions, accommodation and restaurants.

The Nile Insight Guide Summary

The Nile Insight Guide by anon

This guide includes a section detailing the history of the area, features covering aspects of the life and culture, ranging from its tremendous variety of birds to its role in the cinema; a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive travel tips section packed with essential contact addresses and numbers. Plus hundreds of photographs and seven maps.

Table of Contents

Maps: The Nile; Nubia and Lake Nasser; Aswan; Aswan to Luxor; Luxor and Thebes; Temple of Luxor; Karnak; Valley of the Kings; Luxor to Abydos; Middle Egypt; Memphis, Saqqarah and Giza; Saqqarah; Pyramids of Giza; Cairo; Old Cairo; Citadel to Bab al-Futuh; The Delta; Alexandria. Introduction: The Wonder of the Nile. History: Decisive Dates; The Search for the Source; The History of Nile Cruising; The Pyramid Builders; Grave Robbers and Curses; The Rebel Dynasty; Ramesses the Builder; Cleopatra and the Ptolemies; TheMameluks; The French on the Nile; The British on the Nile; The Last Pharaohs; The Republic. Essay Features: Taming the Nile; The Nile in the Cinema; Wildlife. Places: Places Introduction: Nubia and Lake Nasser; Aswan; Aswan to Luxor; Luxor; Luxor to Abydos; Middle Egypt; Memphis, Saqqarah and Giza; Cairo; The Delta. Information Panels: The Cruise Business; Pyramidology; Modern-day Smuggling; Spy Stories; Flora of the Nile; Discovering Tutankhamun; The Mummy Business; The Rosetta Stone. Travel Tips Highlights: Getting Acquainted; Planning the Trip; Practical Tips; Getting Around; Where to Stay; Where to Eat; Culture; Shopping; Sport; Language; Further Reading

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The Nile Insight Guide by anon
Used - Very Good
APA Publications
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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