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- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
This book tells a story of an encounter between Archaeology and Applied Mathematics. The author was an engineer at Electricite de France (EDF), a former Assistant Professor at Ecole Polytechnique. He is currently a researcher at EDF, Ecole Polytechnique and ENSTA, an expert in theories and applications in Solid Mechanics & Inverse Problems, He worked... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 55.35
Schon seit der Zeit der alten Griechen galt die Pyramide des Cheops als Faszinosum und Welträtsel, hinter dessen Konstruktion und Maßen mehr stecken musste als ein schieres Herrschergrab. Über die Jahrhunderte versuchten Mathematiker und Astronomen, Archäologen, Militärs und Phantasten das Geheimnis der Pyramide zu ergründen und damit den Schlüssel... more...
- DK Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99
Your adventure starts here! Experience the mysteries and wonder of the pyramids with DK Experience: Pyramid . Go on an incredible visual journey through an ancient pyramid, exploring its secret chambers and finding the fabulous tomb of a king. Witness how it was built as fantastic digital images show you a pyramid as you've never seen it... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
They Pyramids at Giza have stood for over 4,500 years, and the amazing feat of their construction is shrouded in mystery. DK Eyewitness Books: Pyramid tried to answer some of the riddles about them and the people who built them, through fascinating facts and specially commissioned photography. Discover what archeological finds have revealed... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
In this extended meditation, Jean Lave interweaves analysis of the process of apprenticeship among the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections on the evolution of her research on those tailors in the late 1970s. In so doing, she provides both a detailed account of her apprenticeship in the art of sustained fieldwork and an insightful overview... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 21.95
Who has not seen a picture of the Great Pyramid of Egypt, massive in size but deceptively simple in shape, and not wondered how that shape was determined? Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there has never... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57
How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture? By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique,... more...