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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Histories of Egyptology are increasingly of interest: to Egyptologists, archaeologists, historians, and others. Yet, particularly as Egypt undergoes a contested process of political redefinition, how do we write these histories, and what (or who) are they for?? This volume addresses a variety of important themes, the historical involvement of Egyptology... more...
- SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 12.99
Sie kamen allein, mit Freunden oder mit ihren Eltern. Die einen auf der Suche nach Arbeit, andere auf der Flucht vor Terror und Krieg in ihrer Heimat im südlichen Balkan. Einige hoffen, in der Schweiz bleiben zu können. Viele aber mussten zurück in ein fremd gewordenes, vom Krieg zerstörtes Land. Sie waren gezwungen, freiwillig zurückzukehren, andernfalls... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Following the experiences of Nebetiunet - an Egyptian mother and wife living in the holy city of Waset (Thebes) during the fifth year of the reign of Ramesses II - Egyptian Woman offers a fascinating insight into a year in her busy and remarkable life. When Nebet was orphaned at the age of ten, she was taken into the household of her Uncle Nebneteru... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.11
Written with startling beauty and acuity, Stringer is an account of a year and a half that Anjan Sundaram spent in the Congo working on the bottom rung of the Associated Press. It was an intense period that would take him deep into the shadowy city of Kinshasa, to the dense rainforests that still evoke Conrad's vision, and to the heart of Africa's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Ancient Egypt is a beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read book covering the formative era of the Egyptian civilization: the age before the pyramids. Douglas Brewer shows why an awareness of the earliest phase of Egyptian history is crucial to understanding of later Egyptian culture. Beginning with a quick review of the fields of Egyptology and archaeology,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
In the early 2000s, Liberian women wearing wrap skirts and white T-shirts, shouting: ‘We want peace, no more war?, attracted international attention. After almost fifteen years of civil war, the enduring active, multifaceted, and non-violent campaigning for peace by women?s organisations contributed to the end of the fighting and the signing of a... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 22.67
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...
- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 32.95
This book argues that Southern Cameroons up to the late 1960s had extensively developed an evolved mature, political culture. It was amazingly led by a range of: simple, visionary, austere, honest, peace-loving and realistic leaders, almost without exception; vintage products of their epoch. Distinguished by good governance; throughout it organized... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...