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

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 20.37

    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...

  • Early Dynastic Egyptby Toby A.H. Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Early Dynastic Egypt spans the five centuries preceding the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. This was the formative period of ancient Egyptian civilization, and it witnessed the creation of a distinctive culture that was to endure for 3,000 years. This book examines the background to that great achievement, the mechanisms by which it was... more...

  • Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egyptby Anthony E. David

    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...

  • Priests, Tongues, and Ritesby Jacco Dieleman

    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...

  • 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...

  • Transnational Archipelagoby Luís Batalha; Jørgen Carling

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    A study of international migration and transnationalism. It explores the Cape Verdean diaspora through its geographical diversity and with a range of thematic perspectives. 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...

  • Ancient Egyptby Ian Shaw

    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...