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Within these chiefdoms, then, the characteristic features of Ancient Egypt, one of the great civilizations of world history, were beginning to take shape. This freed scholars to ask questions about aspects of different early civilizations that they had hitherto ignored and to formulate new theories about the development of these societies. I will try to write about the 3 sovereigns and the 5 emperors if I find information because no one knows a lot about the way they governed.

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Publisher: White Star Publishers; First Edition edition (September 7, 2010)

ISBN: 8854401617

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