Selected Bibliography

Adkins, Lesley and Adkins, Roy. The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.

Al-Jabarti. Al-Jabarti’s  Chronicle of the French Occupation, 1798. Princeton: Markus Wiener, 2004.

Andrews, Carol. The British Museum Book of the Rosetta Stone. New York: Dorset Press, 1991.

Beaucour, Fernand, Laissus, Yves, and Orgogozo, Chantal. The Discovery of Egypt: Artists, Travellers and Scientists. Paris: Flammarion, 1990.

Bret, Patrice (ed.). L’Expedition d’Égypte, une enterprise des Lumières 1798-1801: Actes du colloque international... Paris: Hachette littératures, 1998.

Buchwald, Jed Z. “Egyptian stars under Paris skies.” Engineering and Science, 2003, 66(4):20-31

Crosland, Maurice P. The Society of Arcueil: A View of French Science at the Time of Napoleon I. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Gillispie, Charles C. “Scientific aspects of the French Egyptian expedition: 1798-1801.” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1989, 133(4):447-474.

Gillispie, Charles C. “The scientific importance of Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign.” Scientific American, 1994, 271(3):78-85.

Gillispie, Charles C. Science and Polity in France: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Gillispie, Charles C. and Dewachter, Michel (eds.). Monuments of Egypt: The Napoleonic Expedition. The Complete Archaeological Plates from La Description de l’Egypte. Princeton: Princeton Architectural Press, 1987.

Herold, J. Christopher. Bonaparte in Egypt. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

Parkinson, Richard B. Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Russell, Terence M. The Discovery of Egypt: Vivant Denon’s Travels with Napoleon’s Army. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2005.

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