For senior secondary students studying Ancient History. Particularly suitable for the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus, with extensive coverage of the personalities listed for the new Core Study. Text divided into four parts which cover the political, social, economic and religious developments and changes that occurred from the early Dynastic Period to the death of Ramessess II. Special focus on: The achievement of particular pharaohs, including: Hatshepsut, Akkhenaten, Ramessess II; The impact of other significant individuals and groups; social life, funerary beliefs and practices during the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms. Provides a vast range of primary and secondary source material, without loosing sight of the historical narrative.