Kaplan, Leslie C.

Economy and industry in ancient Egypt / Leslie C. Kaplan. - 1st ed. Hardcover - New York : PowerKids Press, 2004. - 24 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 21 cm. - Primary sources of ancient civilizations. Egypt .

Includes index.

Growth of industry -- Farming and the economy -- The barter system -- Trading with other lands -- Popular papyrus -- Brickmaking and pottery -- Working with stone -- Making cloth -- A big market for jewelry -- Soft metal, strong civilization.

Examines the economy of ancient Egypt which was primarily centered around agriculture, discusses the emergence of craftsmen and merchants, looks at various work pursuits, and describes the system of barter and trade by which goods were exchanged.

6.1 3-6$b Follett Library Resources



MYP - Humanities/History
Middle Years Programme
Egypt - History


Egypt--Economic conditions

HC33 / .K36 2004

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