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  • 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...

  • Intervention as Indirect Ruleby Alex Veit

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 32.83

    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...

  • Kongo: Kriege, Korruption und die Kunst des Überlebensby Dominic Johnson

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 21.88

    Seit zwei Jahrzehnten ist der Kongo von bewaffneten Konflikten zerrissen. Die Spannungen und Probleme, die zu den Kongokriegen führten, sind auch heute nicht gelöst. Obwohl reich an Rohstoffen, zählt der Kongo zu den ärmsten Ländern der Welt. Demokratische Entwicklungen werden immer wieder von den Machthabern sabotiert. In Kongos Ostregion Kivu tobt... more...

  • Cheops? Geheimnisby Erhard Oeser

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 21.88

    Die Cheops-Pyramide ist eines dergeheimnisvollsten Bauwerke derMenschheit. Über die Umständeihrer Erbauung und das Geheimnisihrer Form haben sich seit der AntikeWissenschaftler und Phantastenden Kopf zerbrochen. Vor allemnach Napoleons Ägypten-Expeditionführten Frankreich und England im19. Jahrhundert einen erbittertenStreit um die Deutungshoheit.Erhard... more...

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egyptby Anthony E. David

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 125.00

    Important historical and cultural figures, as well as some less well-known individuals in Egypt's long history are incorporated in this scholarly work of reference. more...

  • Early Dynastic Egyptby Toby A.H. Wilkinson

    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...

  • Whose Pharaohs?by Donald Malcolm Reid

    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...

  • The Spirit of Ancient Egyptby Ana Ruiz

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Exotic Ancient Egypt . . . Deciphering Egypt’s 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...

  • Building the Great Pyramid in One Yearby Gerard C. A. Fonte

    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...