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  • Wonderful Things
    Wonderful Things (English, Hardback) Jason Thompson

    The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and...

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  • A History of Egyptology
    A History of Egyptology (English, Hardback) Jason Thompson

    The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and...

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  • No Knives in the Kitchens of This City
    No Knives in the Kitchens of This City (English, Paperback) Khaled Khalifa

    In the once beautiful city of Aleppo, one Syrian family descends into tragedy and ruin....

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  • Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba
    Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba (English, Hardback) Marjorie Ransom, Robert K. Liu

    This is the first in-depth study of Yemeni silver, uniquely illustrated with over 300 colour photographs

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  • Sinai
    Sinai (English, Hardback) Mohannad Sabry

    A thorough and unprecedented account of the Sinai Peninsula and its influence on Egyptian politics and national security.

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  • Contesting Antiquity in Egypt
    Contesting Antiquity in Egypt (English, Hardback) Donald Malcolm Reid

    The history of the struggles for control over Egypt's antiquities, and their repercussions during a period of intense national ferment.

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  • Ancient Egypt
    Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Dominique Navarro

    Become an ancient Egyptian coloring artist!

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  • Media Arabic
    Media Arabic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Alaa Elgibali, Nevenka Korica

    ".... Introduces the language of newspapers, magazines, and Internet news sites to intermediate- and advanced-level students of Modern Standard Arabic. Using this coursebook, students will be able to master core vocabulary and structures typical of front-page news, recognize various methods of coverage, distinguish fact from opinion, detect bias, and read critically in Arabic. The book enables...

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  • A Beirut Anthology
    A Beirut Anthology (English, Hardback) T. J. Gorton

    *Tales of travellers through history to the Levantine capital in a beautiful anthology that includes writers as diverse as Alphonse de Lamartine and Mark Twain. *Takes the reader on a nostalgic journey through Beirut of old with the travellers' account of their encounters with the city and beautiful illustrations to complement the text.

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  • Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir
    Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir (English, Paperback) Mona Prince, Samia Mehrez

    A writer, a university professor, a woman: this is the insightful and humorous description of one hesitant revolutionary's experiences through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in January/February 2011....

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  • An Alexandria Anthology
    An Alexandria Anthology (English, Hardback) Michael Haag

    In the pages of An Alexandrian Anthology, we follow the delight of travelers discovering the strangeness of the city and its variety and pleasures.

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  • Whitefly
    Whitefly (English, Paperback) Abdelilah Hamdouchi

    A fast-paced crime thriller from the Arab West

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  • American Travelers on the Nile
    American Travelers on the Nile (English, Paperback) Andrew Oliver

    *A fascinating study of the early American experience in Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean *Includes previously unpublished and rarely seen personal travel accounts complemented by more than 30 illustrations

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  • Afterglow of Empire
    Afterglow of Empire (English, Hardback) Aidan Dodson

    During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions....

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  • Building Arabic Vocabulary Through Reading
    Building Arabic Vocabulary Through Reading (Multiple languages, Paperback) Nariman Naili Al-Warraki, Nadia Harb

    Advanced and High Intermediate Arabic learners can benefit greatly from reading texts that cover a broad range of different themes, to build their vocabulary and attain a higher proficiency level. The authors of this textbook have carefully selected a lively variety of texts that cover controversial issues and current events, which are likely to arouse students' attention and interest. In the...

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  • Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt
    Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Salima Ikram

    Death, burial, and the afterlife were as important to the ancient Egyptians as how they lived. This well-illustrated book explores all aspects of death in ancient Egypt, including beliefs of the afterlife, mummification, the protection of the body, tombs and their construction and decoration, funerary goods, and the funeral itself. It also addresses the relationship between the living and the...

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  • The Woman from Tantoura
    The Woman from Tantoura (English, Paperback) Radwa Ashour

    A powerful human story, following the life of a young girl from her days in the village of al-Tantoura in Palestine to the mature observations of an adult woman.

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  • Farewell Shiraz
    Farewell Shiraz (English, Hardback) Cyrus Kadivar

    A poignant memoir of pre-1979 Iran and the human drama behind the fall of the last shah

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  • Ancient Nubia
    Ancient Nubia (English, Hardback) Marjorie Fisher

    Gloriously illustrated and impressive in scope, this book represents a comprehensive overview of ancient Nubia.

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  • Lughatuna al-Fusha
    Lughatuna al-Fusha (English, Paperback) Arabic Instructor Samia Louis

    Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is the literary language of today's books, media, and formal communication throughout the Arab World, the region's principal shared language of written and official discourse. The fifth book in this new series for the classroom is designed for the Advanced levels, the low- mid stages of the ACTFL proficiency level, and C1 in the Common European Framework for Arabic...

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