A Thousand Miles up the Nile

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Amelia B Edwards

Narrated By: Sibella Denton

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 17 hours 4 minutes

Summary:

Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical, egyptological, and cultural study in in 1877, and it became an immediate best-seller, reprinted in 1888 at home in England and abroad. She travelled throughout Egypt at a time when most women didn’t leave home. One of the pioneering Egyptologists of the age, she established the Edwards Chair of Egyptology, occupied first by the great Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie.

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