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Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Archaeology

A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press (2000)
US$8.06

This volume aims to reflect the enduring popularity of archaeology - a subject which appeals as a...

Egypt: How A Lost Civilisation Was Rediscovered

Egypt

How A Lost Civilisation Was Rediscovered

Ebury Publishing (2010)
US$14.09

For nearly two thousand years after the last pharaoh ruled Egypt the wonders of this ancient culture...

What Makes Civilization?: The Ancient Near East and the Future of the West

What Makes Civilization?

The Ancient Near East and the Future of the West

OUP Oxford (2010)
US$8.99

A vivid new account of the 'birth of civilization' in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia where many of...

The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology
Cambridge University Press (2006)
US$47.00

An introduction to the ways in which archaeologists study the recent past (c.AD 1500 to the...

Sisters Of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Found the Hidden Gospels

Sisters Of Sinai

How Two Lady Adventurers Found the Hidden Gospels

Random House (2010)
US$15.50

'The hunt for early Bible manuscripts was among the most romantic of all the 19th century's grand...

Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs
St. Martin's Press (2013)
US$6.79

A rollicking journey through the history of our infatuation with pharaohs, mummies, and pyramids,...

Roman Officers and English Gentlemen: The Imperial Origins of Roman Archaeology

Roman Officers and English Gentlemen

The Imperial Origins of Roman Archaeology

Taylor and Francis (2000)
US$38.24

This landmark book shows how much Victorian and Edwardian Roman archaeologists were influenced by...

Whose Pharaohs?: Archaeology, Museums, and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War I

Whose Pharaohs?

Archaeology, Museums, and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War I

University of California Press (2002)
US$31.95

Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history--in both Egypt...

The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis’s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings

The Millionaire and the Mummies

Theodore Davis’s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings

St. Martin's Press (2013)
US$6.79

Egypt, The Valley of the Kings, 1905: An American robber baron peers through the hole he has cut in...

Histories of Archaeology: A Reader in the History of Archaeology

Histories of Archaeology

A Reader in the History of Archaeology

OUP Oxford (2008)
US$56.69

A collection of 19 reprinted papers by distinguished scholars, Histories of Archaeology reflects the...