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  • 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...

  • Travel Writing and Atrocitiesby Robert M. Burroughs

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 149.00

    Looking at travelogues, ethnographic monographs, consular reports, diaries and letters, sketches, photography and more, Burroughs examines eyewitness travel reports of atrocities committed in European-funded slave regimes in the Congo Free State, Portuguese West Africa, and the Putumayo district of the Amazon rainforest during the late-nineteenth... more...

  • The Trouble with the Congoby Séverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. more...

  • Offerings to the Discerning Eyeby Sue D'Auria

    BRILL 2009; US$ 169.00

    Egyptologist Jack A. Josephson, a writer and researcher in the tradition of the ?gentleman scholar,? has achieved broad recognition as an authority in Egyptian art history. His lucid investigative analyses have probed and redefined the limits of inquiry, expanded research parameters, and broadened perspectives, emphasizing the undeniable contributions... more...

  • Crisis in the Congoby François Ngolet

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    This volume offers a comprehensive history and analysis of the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the tumultuous period of 1997-2001.  The author examines the most recent events in this turbulent region, offering a contemporary account that is both extensive and detailed. more...

  • Gender and Decolonization in the Congoby Karen Bouwer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 29.00

    Gender and Decolonization in the Congo focuses on women and questions of gender in its examination of Patrice Lumumba (1925-1961), the assassinated leader of the independent Congo. more...

  • CONSUMING ANCIENT EGYPTby Sally MacDonald; Michael Rice

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Consuming Ancient Egypt examines the influence of Ancient Egypt on the everyday lives of contemporary people, of all ages, throughout the world. It looks at the Egypt tourist sees, Egypt in film and Egypt as the inspiration for opera. It asks why so many books are published each year on Egyptological subjects at all levels, from the austerely academic... more...

  • INTIMATE COLONIALISMby Laurie L Charlés

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Laurie Charlés finished her Ph.D., then took off to West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer. Asked to create programs to help adolescent girls stay in school, she found herself enmeshed in the politics and cultural barriers that prevent these girls from creating a better life. But that was not all that was enmeshed. Charlés found love, sexual... more...

  • ANCIENT EGYPT IN AFRICAby David O'Connor; Andrew Reid

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet Ancient Egypt is routinely regarded as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. This book considers how Ancient Egypt was dislocated from Africa, drawing on a wide range of sources. It examines... more...

  • The Shape of the Great Pyramidby Roger Herz-Fischler

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 21.95

    Who has not seen a picture of the Great Pyramid of Egypt, massive in size but deceptively simple in shape, and not wondered how that shape was determined? Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there has never... more...