Geography Matters in Ancient Egypt by Melanie Waldron
  

Synopsis

Geography Matters in Ancient Egypt by Melanie Waldron

How did the River Nile shape Egyptian life? What is a shaduf and what was it used for? How did the Ancient Egyptians make papyrus paper? Geography Matters in Ancient Egypt looks at how the Egyptian Empire changed through time and gives fascinating insights into many different aspects of Egyptian life through its geography. Read about how the Egyptians made use of desert oases, how they found and used resources such as limestone and granite for building pyramids in desert areas, and how early Egyptian settlers who had decided to build in areas around the River Nile prevented their houses from flooding.

About the Author

Melanie Waldron worked in children's publishing for many years before becoming a full-time author. She has written many non-fiction books for young people and specializes in science and geography topics.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Melanie Waldron
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Publisher


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

2nd June 2016

ISBN

9781406291254


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