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Papyrus : the plant that changed the world, from ancient Egypt to today's water wars /

Offers an examination of the papyrus plant, looking at the important role it played in ancient Egyptian culture as a source of paper, as well as its unique properties that could help combat ecological and social problems in the modern world. Full description

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Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Pegasus Books, 2014
Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
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Summary: Offers an examination of the papyrus plant, looking at the important role it played in ancient Egyptian culture as a source of paper, as well as its unique properties that could help combat ecological and social problems in the modern world.
Physical Description: xix, 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index.
ISBN: 9781605985664 :
160598566X