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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
In the early 2000s, Liberian women wearing wrap skirts and white T-shirts, shouting: We want peace, no more war?, attracted international attention. After almost fifteen years of civil war, the enduring active, multifaceted, and non-violent campaigning for peace by women?s organisations contributed to the end of the fighting and the signing of a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Ancient Egypt is a beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read book covering the formative era of the Egyptian civilization: the age before the pyramids. Douglas Brewer shows why an awareness of the earliest phase of Egyptian history is crucial to understanding of later Egyptian culture. Beginning with a quick review of the fields of Egyptology and archaeology,... more...
- Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 28.00
The sixth annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium took place from 6th-8th January 2005 at the University of Cambridge. Although the topics covered by the papers were many and varied, if there is a general theme it would be that of exploring the borders and parameters of the discipline of Egyptology. more...
- SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 12.99
Sie kamen allein, mit Freunden oder mit ihren Eltern. Die einen auf der Suche nach Arbeit, andere auf der Flucht vor Terror und Krieg in ihrer Heimat im südlichen Balkan. Einige hoffen, in der Schweiz bleiben zu können. Viele aber mussten zurück in ein fremd gewordenes, vom Krieg zerstörtes Land. Sie waren gezwungen, freiwillig zurückzukehren, andernfalls... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Histories of Egyptology are increasingly of interest: to Egyptologists, archaeologists, historians, and others. Yet, particularly as Egypt undergoes a contested process of political redefinition, how do we write these histories, and what (or who) are they for?? This volume addresses a variety of important themes, the historical involvement of Egyptology... more...
- Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 38.00
The fourteenth Current Research in Egyptology conference, held at the University of Cambridge in March 2013 brought together speakers and attendees from six continents and hosted more than 50 presentations covering multiple aspects of Egyptology and its related fields. The aim of the conference was to cross cultural and disciplinary boundaries. The... more...
- Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
The horrific tragedies of Central Africa in the 1990s riveted the attention of the world. But these crises did not occur in a historical vacuum. By peering through the mists of the past, the case studies presented in The Land Beyond the Mists illustrate the significant advances to have taken place since decolonization in our understanding of the... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Patrice Lumumba was a leader of the independence struggle in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the country?s first democratically elected prime minister. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the 1950s. Lumumba?s short... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00
A wealth of evidence survives to tell the stories of ancient Egypt, including monuments, artifacts, paintings, sculptures, human remains, and literature. But there is yet another way to access this fascinating culture?through original writings that span the period from circa 3100 BCE to 400 CE. This book's 51 documents include schoolboys' letters... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 27.00
In Chains for My Country is an account of the struggle of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC), a nonviolent liberation movement, to wrestle British Southern Cameroons from the colonial claws of la R?publique du Cameroun. It is an epic and thrilling account of the life of British Southern Cameroons, which passed from colonial rule to foreign... more...