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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 36.00
Women Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid women whose hunger for adventure and knowledge compelled them on paths of discovery around the world. Their discoveries not only brought stores of information on topics ranging from ancient dinosaur fossils to life in Tibet, but also challenged the established roles of women in their fields. Kingsley... more...
- Nomad Press 2008; US$ 9.95
From pyramids and mummies to temples and pharaohs, this creative and engaging reference explores what makes ancient Egypt one of most fascinating civilizations of all time. Combining diagrams, facts, and activities, this hands-on guide is a fun way to introduce kids to the incredible, ancient Egyptian world. Both entertaining and educational, this... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 94.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of The Gambia_through its chronology, introductory essay, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, institutions, and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_provides an important reference on this burgeoning... more...
Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten, Konkordanz zu Band VIII-XI (B.L. Konkordanz II)BRILL 2007; US$ 719.00
The Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten is a tool of outstanding importance for anyone publishing or studying Greek papyrus documents. The new Konkordanz zu Berichtigungsliste Band VIII-XIfacilitates finding corrections to published papyri and includes the CD-ROM edition of B.L. volumes I to XI in making the material instantly... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
The king of Mankon (Cameroon) acts as a container of ancestral substances he distributes to his people. This book shows how the exercise of power in a contemporary African kingdom is based on the implementation of bodily and material technologies. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
Presents an annotated guide to the Dutch archives on Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief offering an overview of available sources. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00
West African Perspectives: Resources for Development conducts a cross-cutting analysis of the main development challenges in the region and offers suggestions on how to meet them. It provides an overview of West Africas abundant resources , examining not only economic and natural resources but also human, social and cultural capital. Finally,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Beginning about 1200 CE, the Mali, Songhay, and Ghana empires spread their sequential influence across the western horn of Africa. This title discusses the vital role salt and other natural resources played in the development of the empires, the rich and diverse cultures, and the influence of the Islamic Empire on every day life. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 74.99
Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal is a personal account of everyday interaction while collaborating for a year with foreign language teachers and writers of fiction in Dakar. A unique and passionate contribution to interdisciplinary conversations, the journal is the record of one teacher's encounters with African education, politics,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00
Gocking provides a historical overview of Ghana from the emergence of precolonial states through increasing contact with Europeans that led to the establishment of formal colonial rule by Great Britian at the end of the 19th century. Colonial rule transformed what was known as the Gold Coast economically, socially, and politically, but it contained... more...