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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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Language: English
Published: Pegasus Books, 2014
Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
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100 1 |a Gaudet, John J.,  |e author. 
245 1 0 |a Papyrus :  |b the plant that changed the world, from ancient Egypt to today's water wars /  |c John Gaudet. 
250 |a First Pegasus Books cloth edition. 
264 1 |a New York, NY :  |b Pegasus Books,  |c 2014. 
300 |a xix, 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :  |b illustrations (some color), maps ;  |c 24 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index. 
505 0 |a Ancient Egypt and papyrus, the eternal marriage -- Ancient heritage -- When swamps are more than just wet places -- Papyrus swamps, the last frontier. 
520 |a 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. 
650 0 |a Papyrus (The plant) 
650 0 |a Papyrus swamps. 
650 0 |a Swamp ecology. 
650 0 |a Manuscripts (Papyri)  |x History. 
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907 |a MARCIVE 2014 
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