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  • 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 ... more...

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

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 104.59

    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...

  • The Pyramidsby Miroslav Verner

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.11

    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...

  • Thomas Sankaraby Ernest Harsch

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure in office was relatively short, Sankara left an indelible mark on his country?s history and development. An avowed Marxist,... more...

  • West Africa Before the Europeansby O. Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After introducing the geographical background and chronology, subsequent... more...

  • Die Entdeckung Ägyptensby Thomas Beckh; Gregor Neunert

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 56.00

    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...

  • Die Entdeckung Ägyptensby Thomas Beckh; Gregor Neunert

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 56.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Pyramids and Fleshpotsby Stuart Hadaway

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    Personnel serving in Egypt in the Great War often complained that the popular impression of the campaigns, still widely held, was that it was a sideshow, with troops enjoying a holiday among the pyramids and the 'fleshpots' of Cairo. Actually they faced appalling heat, abrasive sand, poor rations and water shortages. In the desolation of the Western... more...