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  • Archaeologyby Paul Bahn

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.95

    This volume aims to reflect the enduring popularity of archaeology - a subject which appeals as a pastime, career, and academic discipline, encompasses the whole globe, and surveys 2.5 million years. more...

  • What Makes Civilization?by David Wengrow

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In What Makes Civilization?, archaeologist David Wengrow provides a vivid new account of the 'birth of civilization' in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (today's Iraq). These two regions, where many foundations of modern life were laid, are usually treated in isolation. Now, they are brought together within a unified history of how people... more...

  • Egyptomaniaby Bob Brier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 26.99

    The world has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt. When the Romans conquered Egypt, it was really Egypt that conquered the Romans. Cleopatra captivated both Caesar and Marc Antony and soon Roman ladies were worshipping Isis and wearing vials of Nile water around their necks. What is it about ancient Egypt that breeds such obsession and imitation?... more...

  • History of Archaeologyby Paul Bahn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. It focuses on the earliest beginnings of archaeology in different parts of the world, and how it developed from being a pastime for antiquarians and collectors to a serious attempt to obtain information about past societies.... more...

  • Jurassic Maryby Patricia Pierce

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    Mary Anning (1799-1847) was one of the pioneers of the emerging science of geology - the first woman palaeontologist to make important discoveries. After her death, many of her discoveries were credited to the naturalists who had brought her specimens. This book reveals the little-known life of this extraordinary woman from undeserved obscurity. more...

  • Excavating Womenby Magarita Díaz-Andreu; Marie Louise Stig Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Excavating Women discusses the careers of women archaeologists, who against all odds became famous, as well as the many lesser-known personalities who did important archaeological work. more...

  • Histories of Archaeologyby Tim Murray; Christopher Evans

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 73.99

    A collection of 19 reprinted papers by distinguished scholars, Histories of Archaeology reflects the growing interest in the historiography of this discipline. A general introduction orients readers by outlining core themes and issues in the field. - ;In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in the history of the discipline of archaeology.... more...

  • Egyptby Joyce Tyldesley

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.63

    For nearly two thousand years after the last pharaoh ruled Egypt the wonders of this ancient culture remained hidden, seemingly lost and forgotten for ever. Then, in the late eighteenth century, Napoleons invasion of the country sparked an explosion of interest in ancient Egypt that burns as strongly today as ever. The obsession with anything and... more...

  • Howard Carterby T. G. H. James

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 40.00

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  • The Millionaire and the Mummiesby John M. Adams

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Egypt, The Valley of the Kings, 1905: An American robber baron peers through the hole he has cut in an ancient tomb wall and discovers the richest trove of golden treasure ever seen in Egypt. At the start of the twentieth century, Theodore Davis was the most famous archaeologist in the world; his career turned tomb-robbing and treasure-hunting into... more...