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Egypt

  • Artifacts from Ancient Egyptby Barbara Mendoza

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 100.00

    Historians have found that valuable knowledge about long-ago civilizations can be derived from examining the simple routines of daily life. This fascinating study presents a collection of everyday objects and artifacts from ancient Egypt, shedding light on the social life and culture of ancient Egyptians. The work starts with a popular notion of ancient... more...

  • Etruscologyby Alessandro Naso

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 413.99

    This handbook has two purposes: it is intended (1) as a handbook of Etruscology or Etruscan Studies, offering a state-of-the-art and comprehensive overview of the history of the discipline and its development, and (2) it serves as an authoritative reference work representing the current state of knowledge on Etruscan civilization. The organization... more...

  • Archaeologyby Gaynor Aaltonen

    Arcturus Digital Limited 2017; US$ 6.99

    Covering the complete duration of human history and spanning the entire globe, this volume provides the perfect introduction to the science of the past. It tells the story of the archaeologists who unravel the mysteries ancient and modern. From the Napoleonic expeditions to uncover the Rosetta stone in Egypt to the forgotten Anasazi empire of the... more...

  • Classification from Antiquity to Modern Timesby Tanja Pommerening; Walter Bisang

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Frühes Wissen um Mensch und Natur weist häufig kulturelle Parallelen auf. Daraus ergibt sich die Unterscheidung zwischen universellen und spezifischen Konzepten. Universell meint dabei weniger etwas, das überall und stets vorhanden ist, als vielmehr etwas, das zeitlich und räumlich bei vergleichbaren Voraussetzungen unabhängig entstehen kann. Der... more...

  • A Day in Old Romeby Dr. William Stearns Davis

    Muriwai Books 2017; US$ 4.99

    This book tries to describe what an intelligent person would have witnessed in Ancient Rome if by some legerdemain he had been translated to the Second Christian Century, and conducted about the imperial city under competent guidance. The year 134 after Christ has been chosen as the hypothetical time of this visit, not from any special virtue in that... more...

  • Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyondby David Jacoby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The articles in this collection cover the region extending from Italy to the Black Sea and to Egypt, over a period of seven centuries, with an emphasis on the considerable economic and social interaction between the West and the regions of the Eastern Mediterranean. They represent key works in the oeuvre of David Jacoby, the doyen of scholars in the... more...

  • Deutschland in Ägyptenby Cilli Kasper-Holtkotte

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 137.99

    Das Ägypten des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts war nicht nur Drehscheibe für Ägyptenbegeisterte, sondern besaß auch eine deutsche Seite. Der ‚deutschen Kolonie‘ verliehen der Ägyptologe Ludwig Borchardt und seine Ehefrau Mimi Cohen über Jahrzehnte ihre Prägung. Ebenso wie die andern Deutschen jüdischer Herkunft wurden sie nach der Machtübergabe an die Nationalsozialisten... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 17by Julia Chyla; Karolina Rosinska-Balik; Joanna Debowska-Ludwin

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 27.86

    This volume reflects the most recent state of research on ancient Egypt presented and discussed at the international conference Current Research on Egyptology XVII, May 2016. Nine papers are arranged chronologically covering the wide time span from the Predynastic till the Graeco-Roman Period, with the remaining five considering more general thematic,... more...

  • Flora Trade Between Egypt and Africa in Antiquityby Ilaria Incordino; Pearce Paul Creasman

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 21.40

    In recent decades, study of the ancient Egyptian natural world and its classification has adopted innovative approaches involving new technologies of analysis and a multidisciplinary general view (ethnolinguistics, geobotanics). This collection of papers focuses on one particularly important aspect of foreign trade: the importation of aromatic products.... more...

  • The Roots of Western Financeby Thomas K. Park; James B.Greenberg

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    In The Roots of Western Finance , Thomas K. Park and James B. Greenberg take an anthropological approach to origins of western finance and credit in ancient societies, covering a period of five thousand years from ancient Mesopotamia to the Islamic world in the eleventh century. Park and Greenberg reveal that credit is not simply an economic transaction;... more...