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The Resource The life of J.D. Åkerblad : Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times, by Fredrik Thomasson

The life of J.D. Åkerblad : Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times, by Fredrik Thomasson

Label
The life of J.D. Åkerblad : Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times
Title
The life of J.D. Åkerblad
Title remainder
Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times
Statement of responsibility
by Fredrik Thomasson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This intellectual biography of Johan David Åkerblad (1763-1819) presents a new account of the decipherment of ancient Egyptian. Oriental and classical studies and their entwinement in the turbulent politics of this age of Revolutions are presented from a novel perspective
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomasson, Fredrik
Dewey number
  • 932.072/02
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
DS61.7.A45
LC item number
T56 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill's studies in intellectual history,
Series volume
v. 213
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Åkerblad, Johan David
  • Middle East specialists
  • Diplomats
  • Linguists
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Åkerblad, Johan David
  • Diplomats
  • Intellectual life
  • Linguists
  • Middle East specialists
  • Europe
  • Sweden
Label
The life of J.D. Åkerblad : Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times, by Fredrik Thomasson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The making of a diplomat and orientalist -- pt. 2. 1789-1801 : revolution and turmoil -- pt. 3. Reading Egyptian : deciphering the Rosetta inscriptions -- pt. 4. The Napoleonic wars and restoration in Italy
Control code
828736044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 455 pages, 35 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004236356
Lccn
2012033802
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828736044
Label
The life of J.D. Åkerblad : Egyptian decipherment and Orientalism in revolutionary times, by Fredrik Thomasson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The making of a diplomat and orientalist -- pt. 2. 1789-1801 : revolution and turmoil -- pt. 3. Reading Egyptian : deciphering the Rosetta inscriptions -- pt. 4. The Napoleonic wars and restoration in Italy
Control code
828736044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 455 pages, 35 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004236356
Lccn
2012033802
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828736044

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