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- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 18.67
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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 56.00
Die Cheops-Pyramide ist eines der geheimnisvollsten Bauwerke der Menschheit. Über die Umstände ihrer Erbauung und das Geheimnis ihrer Form haben sich seit der Antike Wissenschaftler und Phantasten den Kopf zerbrochen. Vor allem nach Napoleons Ägypten-Expedition führten Frankreich und England im 19. Jahrhundert einen erbitterten Streit um die Deutungshoheit.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 125.00
Important historical and cultural figures as well as some well-known individuals in Egypt's long history (c 3100 BC - c AD 600) are incorporated in this work of reference. Rulers and members of their families, significant figures and important foreigners with whom the Egyptians came into contact are all included. The entries are based on original source... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 123.00
This study of two related Demotic-Greek magical handbooks provides new information about the interaction between native Egyptian priests and the Hellenized elite of Roman-period Egypt through a careful analysis language interference, textual layout, religious imagery and ritual techniques. 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...