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Armies of the pharaohs
Healy, Mark, 1953-
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New Kingdom Egypt
Publication Information:
Oxford : Osprey, 1999.

Physical Description:
64 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Originally published as: New Kingdom Egypt. 1992.
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DT81 .H43 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This book is available in North America ONLY. If you live elsewhere in the world and would like to read this book, please see Elite 40- New Kingdom Egypt. This book is identical in content and price only the cover differs. Builders of the Pyramids and most ancient of all the powers of the biblical world, the Egyptians remain one of history's most fascinating and enigmatic peoples. During the New Kingdom era, Egypt reached the peak of its power, wealth, and territory. Through the intensive military campaigns of Pharaoh Thutmose III (1490-1436 B.C.), Palestine, Syria, and the northern Euphrates area in Mesopotamia were all brought within the New Kingdom. Mark Healy outlines the history, organisation and dress of the New Kingdom Egyptians in this volume packed with accompanying illustrations and photographs, including 12 full page colour plates by the ever popular Angus McBride.

Author Notes

Mark Healy was born in 1953. He has a Master's degree in Political Theology from Bristol University. He is by profession a schoolteacher and is head of the Humanities faculty in a large school in Somerset. He has written a number of Osprey titles including Elite 40 New Kingdom Egypt and Campaign 16 Kursk 1943. He has a great interest in both the ancient and modern periods, is married with one son and lives in Dorset.
Angus McBride is one of the world's most respected historical illustrators, and has contributed to more than 70 Osprey titles in the past three decades. Born in 1931 of Highland parents but orphaned as a child, he was educated at Canterbury Cathedral Choir School. He worked in advertising agencies from 1947, and after national service, emigrated to South Africa. He now lives and works in Cape Town.