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  • Civilian Protection in Armed Conflictsby Robert Schütte

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 69.99

    The study analyzes three themes: first, the evolution of the concept of civilians in the course of human history, and secondly, the situation and victimization of civilians in armed conflict since 1990, and third, how the international community since the end of the Cold War to protect civilians has monitored by the mandating robust UN peacekeeping... more...

  • Babylon of Egyptby Peter Sheehan

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 33.99

    This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation... 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Exploring Ancient Egyptby Ian Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    The fifth volume in the "Places in Time" series takes readers deep into the heart of ancient Egypt, using archaeological discoveries to reveal the secrets of this ancient civilization, from daily life and religion tp funerary practices. more...

  • The Mystery of the Egyptian Mummyby Joyce Filer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99

    Studies one of the mummies at the British Museum--Hornedjitef, high priest of Amun at Thebes during the Ptolemaic period--and provides information about Egyptian culture in his day and earlier. more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 143.95

    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...

  • 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...