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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Egyptian Archaeologyby Willeke Wendrich

    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...

  • Culture and Customs of Cameroonby JOHN MUKUM MBAKU

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00

    Cameroon, in Central Africa, has been called Africa in miniature. It is characterized by exceptional social and ethnic diversity, with more than 250 ethnicities now forming five major regional-culture groupings. This volume is the first to encapsulate Cameroon's rich indigenous and modern customs and traditions in depth. The narrative emphasizes those... more...

  • Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptiansby Bob Brier; Hoyt Hobbs

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 49.95

    Explore day-to-day living in ancient Egypt in this exciting new revised edition. more...

  • The History of Congoby Didier Gondola

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 73.00

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictatorships of Mobutu and Kabila. Biographical portraits present important figures in Congo's storied... more...

  • America, the UN and Decolonisationby John Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. more...

  • A Companion to Ancient Egyptby Alan B. Lloyd

    Wiley 2010; US$ 467.00

    This companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. It is delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated; published in two volumes, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization. Provides... more...