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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
The five centuries preceding the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza was the formative period of ancient Egyptian civilization. This book looks at the background, the mechanisms, and the way of life during the first 500 years of Pharaonic rule. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95
Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history--in both Egypt and the West. Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of Western imperialism and nascent Egyptian nationalism.... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Exotic Ancient Egypt . . . Deciphering Egypts past, from pre-historic times until Rome's conquest in AD 30, Ana Ruiz reveals countless details about one of the earliest civilizations, piecing together a mosaic that accumulates to give an intriguing portr more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95
Work smarter, not harder? Most archaeologists feel that 25,000 workers spent 20 years building the Great Pyramid in Egypt over 4000 years ago. However, by closely examining the clues and artifacts left behind, and by assuming that the Egyptians were clever and intelligent, it is found that 10,000 workers could have built the Great Pyramid in about... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 134.95
The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II offers a transnational perspective on the age of King Ramesses II of Egypt during the centuries of 1500 to 1200 BC. Shows how powerful states - stretching from western Iran to Greece and from Turkey to Sudan - jointly shaped the history, society, and culture of this region through both peaceful... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 12.99
Meet the dudes who made history happen. With quirky, inspired artwork, History Dudes? look at the past is both irreverent and informative. Each book takes the reader on a journey through a key event, theme, or period in world history, with explanatory reference spreads, comic strips, and interviews with historical dudes along the way. Rich Cando... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
A generously illustrated collection of John Baines's influential writings on the role of writing and the importance of visual culture in ancient Egypt. Investigation of these key topics in a comparative study of early civilizations is pursued through a number of case studies, and characterized by a radically interdisciplinary approach. - ;A generously... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99
The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? - ;The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2010; US$ 99.95
Egyptian Archaeology explores ancient Egypt using a uniquely archaeological approach, drawing on original research to both synthesize and challenge existing scholarship. Written by leading Egyptologists, based on original research and fieldwork Illustrates how practical research is a vital component of any theory-based discussion about the ancient... more...