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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 13.79
Am Ufer des Nassersees stehen inmitten karger Landschaft die gewaltigen Felsentempel Ramses' II. und seiner Gemahlin Nefertari. Monumentalität und verschwenderische Pracht zum Ruhme des ägyptischen Pharao. Um die steingewordene Ewigkeit vor den Fluten des Nil zu retten, wurden die Tempel in den 1960er Jahren in einer von der UNESCO unterstützten Aktion... more...
- The Lembani Trust 2013; US$ 39.95
In this set of essays Walima T. Kalusa and Megan Vaughan explore themes in the history of death in Zambia and Malawi from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Drawing on extensive archival and oral historical research they examine the impact of Christianity on spiritual beliefs, the racialised politics of death on the colonial Copperbelt,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 149.99
The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Guinea-Bissau relates the history of Guinea-Bissau through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
The story of Egypt is the story of history itself—the endless rise and fall, the life and death and life again of the eternal human effort to endure, enjoy, and understand the mystery of our universe. Emerging from the ancient mists of time, Egypt met the challenge of the mystery in a glorious evolution of religious, intellectual, and political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
International law is often manipulated in the debate about humanitarian intervention. The Liberian case provides an opportunity to challenge the UN and The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS') new approach. ECOWAS and the UN's justifications for moving away from the current norms are flawed. No enlightened person would disagree with... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 19.95
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been home to the deadliest conflicts of the postwar era and hosts the worlds largest UN peacekeeping mission. In this compelling book, acclaimed journalist Michael Deibert travels from war-torn villages in the countrys east to the capital of Kinshasa to bring us the voices of the Congolese and explore... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 27.00
How well do we really know ancient Egypt? The world of the Egyptians seems so familiar to us: exhibitions of ancient art and archaeological discoveries in the desert sands continue to generate interest and amazement, while Egyptian motifs appear in architecture, in literature, in art works, in advertising and in films. And yet, so much of what we... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 44.95
Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a young American naval officer on a mission up the Congo River in May 1885. Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore as much of the river as possible and report on opportunities for Americans in the potentially... more...