by Clarissa Akroyd

Nearly 5,000 years ago, on the eastern edge of the Sahara Desert,one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations began to flourish.That civilization, Egypt, has held a firm grip on the human imaginationever since, with its powerful pharaohs, its awe-inspiring pyramids,and its mysterious religious beliefs.But Egypt is much more than a land of unsurpassed archaeologicalwonders. Today, it is the most populous Arab country; it was alsothe first Arab nation to make peace with Israel. As this ancient landstruggles with the many problems of the 21st century, it remains avital member of the global community.


ISBN 978-1-4222-1381-0
962 AYK
7.25 x 9.25 inches
112-144 pages

Part of the Series: Major Muslim Nations

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