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Antiquities

  • An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egyptby Kathryn A. Bard

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. ? Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition ? Organized  into 11... more...

  • Gottheit und Gabeby Alexa Rickert

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 81.82

    Ein fester Bestandteil des Dekorationsprogramms bei in der Griechisch-römischen Zeit erbauten ägyptischen Tempeln sind die langen Reihen Gaben tragender Götter, die an vielen Stellen des Gebäudekomplexes den untersten Abschnitt der Wände zieren. Diesen Sockel- oder Soubassementprozessionen wurde in der Vergangenheit nicht die gleiche Aufmerksamkeit... more...

  • Der Sarg des Panehemisis in Wienby Christian Leitz; Victoria Altmann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 102.80

    Panehemisis, Priester des Amun-Re von Schena und Inhaber weiterer Priesterämter, lebte zu Beginn der Ptolemäerzeit in Naukratis im Nordwestdelta, ließ sich jedoch wie viele Würdenträger seiner Zeit in der Nekropole von Saqqara südlich von Memphis bestatten. Sein über zwei Meter langer Basaltsarg zeichnet sich sowohl durch seinen exzellenten Erhaltungszustand... more...

  • In Chains for My Countryby N. Nfor

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 27.00

    In Chains for My Country is an account of the struggle of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC), a nonviolent liberation movement, to wrestle British Southern Cameroons from the colonial claws of la R?publique du Cameroun. It is an epic and thrilling account of the life of British Southern Cameroons, which passed from colonial rule to foreign... more...

  • The Pyramidsby Miroslav Verner

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture? By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique,... more...

  • Patrice Lumumbaby Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Patrice Lumumba was a leader of the independence struggle in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the country?s first democratically elected prime minister. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the 1950s. Lumumba?s short... more...

  • Die Entdeckung Ägyptensby Thomas Beckh; Gregor Neunert

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 62.91

    Die Faszination für Ägypten ist ein Jahrhunderte altes Phänomen. Doch das Land am Nil wurde erst im 19. Jahrhundert wissenschaftlich erschlossen. Die Ägyptologie gewann mit immer mehr Entdeckungen schnell an Ergebnissen und Anhängern. Thomas Beckh und Gregor Neunert stellen hier die wichtigsten Urväter dieser Wissenschaft vor. Denn die Geschichte ihrer... more...

  • 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...

  • Voices of Ancient Egypt: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Lifeby Rosalie David

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00

    Supporting the current trends toward document-based teaching, this book introduces the reader to the multifaceted world of ancient Egypt through revealing excerpts from 51 texts written by Egyptians themselves. more...

  • Victor Le Vine?s Shorter Cameroon Writings, 1961-2007by Milton Krieger

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 20.90

    From his first research there in 1959 until shortly before his death in 2010, Victor Le Vine was a major Cameroon scholar. What he wrote during Cameroon?s first half-century of independence carries implications for the years ahead. This volume introduces and presents eight of his short writings, 1961-2007, five never previously published. They demonstrate... more...