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  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egyptby Jack Goldstein

    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...

  • Abu Simbelby Joachim Willeitner

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 37.25

    Am Ufer des Nassersees stehen inmitten karger Landschaft die gewaltigen Felsentempel Ramses? II. und seiner Gemahlin Nefertari. Monumentalität und verschwenderische Pracht zum Ruhme des ägyptischen Pharao. Um die steingewordene Ewigkeit vor den Fluten des Nil zu retten, wurden die Tempel in den 1960er Jahren in einer von der UNESCO unterstützten Aktion... more...

  • Africaby Tony Binns; Alan Dixon; Etienne Nel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the continent?s more positive attributes. Africa has at last begun to receive the depth of interest it has long deserved, in the shape of debates about... more...

  • The African Origin of Civilizationby Cheikh Anta Diop; Mercer Cook

    Chicago Review Press 1989; US$ 13.99

    Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization. more...

  • African Republicby Marie Tyler-McGraw

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 20.00

    The nineteenth-century American Colonization Society (ACS) project of persuading all American free blacks to emigrate to the ACS colony of Liberia could never be accomplished. Few free blacks volunteered, and greater numbers would have overwhelmed the meager resources of the ACS. Given that reality, who supported African colonization and why? No state... more...

  • Amarna’s Leatherwork Part Iby André Veldmeijer

    Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 52.95

    The ancient Egyptian city of Tell el-Amarna (or Amarna, ancient Akhetaten) was the short-lived capital built by the controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten, probably the father of the famous Tutankhamun, and abandoned shortly after his death (c. 1336 BCE). It is one of the few Pharaonic cities to have been thoroughly excavated and is a rich source of information... more...

  • Amenhotep IIIby Arielle P. Kozloff

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    Follows the life story of Amenhotep III, one of the most important rulers of ancient Egypt. more...

  • America, the UN and Decolonisationby John Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. Focussing on the Congo, this book shows how the preservation of the existing economic and social order in the Congo was a key element in the decolonisation process and the fighting of the Cold War. It links the international aspects... more...

  • Ancient Egyptby Douglas J. Brewer

    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...

  • 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...