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- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 28.45
Im Kongo findet einer der größten Blauhelmeinsätze der UN statt. Seit 1996 ringen dort die Armeen mehrerer afrikanischer Länder und Dutzende bewaffnete Gruppen um die Macht. Am Beispiel des Distrikts Ituri untersucht Alex Veit die Mikropolitik von Krieg und humanitärer Intervention. Er zeigt, warum die historisch gewachsene Machtstruktur von den internationalen... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 31.99
A leading historian and bestselling author re-creates the growth, decline, and legacy of 3,000 Years of Egyptian civilization with an authoritative text splendidly illustrated with 150 illustrations in full color. Ancient Egypt, with its legacy of pyramids, pharaohs and sphinxes, is a land of power and mystery to the modern world. In The Civilization... 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...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
Ancient Egyptian civilization first began along the Nile River when nomads grew tired of the dangers of traveling and settled into villages for safety. They constructed the great pyramids and were strong mathematicians. Because of the location of Egypt, pharaohs had constant problems protecting the land from intruders, and Egypt was eventually conquered... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74
On 7th March 2004, former SAS soldier and mercenary Simon Mann prepared to take off from Harare International Airport with an aeroplane full of heavy weaponry and guns for hire. Their destination: the former Spanish colony of Equatorial Guinea. Their mission: to remove one of the most brutal dictators in Africa in a privately organised coup d'etat.... more...
- PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 17.99
At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention. In this deeply reported book, Jason Stearns vividly tells the... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
The book presents the historical evolution of gold mining activities in the Egyptian and Nubian Desert (Sudan) from about 4000 BC until the Early Islamic Period (~800-1350 AD), subdivided into the main classical epochs including the Early Dynastic; Old and Middle Kingdoms; New Kingdom (including Kushitic); Ptolemaic; Roman and Early Islamic. It is... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
While mortuary ruins have long fascinated archaeologists and art historians interested in the cultures of the Near East and eastern Mediterranean, the human skeletal remains contained in the tombs of this region have garnered less attention. In Bioarchaeology and Behavior , Megan Perry presents a collection of essays that aim a spotlight on the investigation... more...
- Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 48.00
The twelfth annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium aimed to highlight the multidisciplinary nature of the field of Egyptology. Papers in these proceedings reflect this multidisciplinarity, with research based on Archaeology, Linguistics, Cultural Astronomy, Historiography, Botany, Religion and Law, amongst others. By means of one or several... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 24.95
" The United Nations-organised plebiscite on 11 February 1961 was one of the most significant events in the history of the southern and northern parts of the British-administered trust territory in Cameroon. John Percival was sent by the then Colonial Office as part of the team to oversee the process. This book captures the story of the plebiscite... more...