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

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 22.32

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses IIby Marc Van De Mieroop

    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...

  • Ancient Egyptiansby Rich Cando; Laura Buller

    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...

  • Visual and Written Culture in Ancient Egyptby John Baines

    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...