The flourishing economy directly led to the rapid expansion of civil services as more and more officials were required to collect, monitor and redistribute the nation’s newly earned surpluses. Less than five percent of the New Kingdom’s population is literate, and the sudden need for skilled administrators or mail combined with the availability of private rental land allows the middle class to take pictures. greater political enjoyment, and much greater personal wealth and freedom, than ever before, is known in Egypt. Into the sewing room I go to lose my mind poster. The increased demand for letters has led to an expansion of the educational system, and now we find many textbooks specifically written for use in schools. One of these texts, the Lansing Paper, very specifically describes the joys – and the potential economic rewards – that can be achieved through conscientious research: ‘Be friends with scrolls, palettes . It is more satisfying than alcohol. Writing is better for literate than any other profession. Except for these school texts, the literature of the early 18th Dynasty remained firmly rooted in the Chinese tradition, and there was no significant progress in either style or genre at this time.