A revised and updated edition of this ambitious and vibrant publication, described by Black & White Photography as 'superb ... a wide-ranging, comprehensive and informative book that is also a pleasure to read'.
Illuminates the lives of the kings, queens, princes and princesses of ancient Egypt, unravelling family relationships and exploring the parts they played in politics, cultural life and religion. This book is suitable for students and Egyptophiles.
From Archimedes machine for carrying water up hill, to Edisons electric light bulbthis book tells each gripping story of invention, struggle and perseverance is told in fascinating detail. It also includes a selection of simple how-to activities to inspire the budding scientist.