Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
Image of item

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bob Brier
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 1999.
Summary, etc.:
Why does modern Egyptology begin with Napoleon? How was Egypt studied before he and his army arrived with 150 scientists in tow in 1798? How did the monumental "Description de l'Egypte" that Bonaparte's savants produced become the benchmark for all future publications in the field?
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: History, Ancient.
Genre: African Studies
Education films.

Additional Resources