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  • Current Research in Egyptology 2005by Rachel Mairs; Alice Stevenson

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Liberiaby Elwood D. Dunn; Amos J. Beyan; Carl Patrick Burrowes

    Scarecrow Press 2000; US$ 94.99

    Building on the first edition, this updated volume focuses on the personalities, from the founders of Liberia, to the soldiers who are responsible simultaneously for destruction and the hope of stability. Along with these people, various social and ethnic groups, political parties and labor movements, economic entities and natural resources are profiled... more...

  • Ancient Egyptby Douglas J. Brewer

    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...

  • Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten, Konkordanz zu Band VIII-XI (B.L. Konkordanz II)by M. J. Bakker

    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...

  • The Pot-Kingby Jean-Pierre Warnier

    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...

  • Und dann wurde ich ausgeschafftby Margrit R. Schmid

    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...

  • Canoeing the Congoby Phil Harwood

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    An exhilarating and terrifying account of the historic first source-to-sea descent of the Congo At 2,922 miles, the Congo is the eighth longest river and the deepest in the world, with a flow rate second only to the Amazon. Ex-Marine Phil Harwood embarked on an epic solo journey from the river?s true source in the highlands of Zambia through... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 14 (2013)by Kelly Accetta; Renate Fellinger; Pedro Lourenço Gonçalves

    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...

  • The Land beyond the Mistsby David Newbury; Jan Vansina

    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...

  • Histories of Egyptologyby William Carruthers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...