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Moses the Egyptian

The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674587397

Publication Date: 10/15/1998

Short

288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration; 5 halftones

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  • Preface
  • 1. Mnemohistory and the Construction of Egypt
  • 2. Suppressed History, Repressed Memory: Moses and Akhenaten
  • 3. Before the Law: John Spencer as Egyptologist
  • 4. The Moses Discourse in the Eighteenth Century
  • 5. Sigmund Freud: The Return of the Repressed
  • 6. Conceiving the One in Ancient Egyptian Traditions
  • 7. Abolishing the Mosaic Distinction: Religious Antagonism and Its Overcoming
  • Notes
  • Index

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