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Bir Umm Fawakhir, Volume 2
Bir Umm Fawakhir is a fifth-sixth century AD Coptic/Byzantine gold-mining town in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt. This is the final report on the 1996 and 1997 excavation seasons, completing the detailed map of the main settlement, continuing the investigation of the outlying clusters of ruins and looking at the gold-extraction process.


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9781885923714 | Published: 2011
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Bismaya
This monograph presents this large and significant corpus of unpublished material and includes analyses of stratigraphy, architecture, sculpture, cylinder seals, metalwork, and pottery, and discussions of chronology, the succession of the first kings of Adab, and administrative practices during the third millennium B.C.


Paperback    £62.00
9781885923639 | Published: 2012
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Blood and Beauty
The authors scrutinize the representation of, and relationships between, different types of organized violence, as well as the implications of those activities, which can include the unexpected, such as violence as a means of determining and curing illness, and the use of violence in negotiation strategies.


Paperback    £15.00
9781931745581 | Published: 2009
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Hardback    £23.00
9781931745802 | Published: 2009
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The Blood-Red Arab Flag


In a scholarly but accessible account founded on contemporary sources, illustrated with testimonies of eye-witnesses and participants, this book sets out to decide the controversial question of whether the Qawasim were in fact pirates after acquiring an enduring reputation as such during the years 1797-1820.

 

 




Hardback    £85.00
9780859895095 | Published: 1997
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The Book of Balaam (Numbers 22.2-24.25)

Book Of Devotions/Libro De Devociones Y Oficios


The first edition of the devotionary composed by Constanza de Castilla. Comprising a variety of prayers and liturgy offices in Spanish and Latin, the book provides evidence of the beliefs, experience, and expression of religious women in Spain of the later Middle Ages.





Paperback    £20.00
9780859894876 | Published: 1998
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The Book of Historic Fashion


In the Book of Historic Fashion: A Newcomer's Guide to Medieval Clothing (1300 - 1450), authors Allen and Mele provide a visual snap shot of the courtly elegance and common wear of the Middle Ages. Filled with hundreds of sketches taken from original sources, mechanical drawings and detailed 'layer drawings' demonstrating how the clothing was worn, this entrée both introduces the period and helps newcomers find their way forward in the study of primary and secondary sources.





Paperback    £24.50
9781937439156 | Published: 2014
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The Book of John Mandeville
A contemporary bestseller, providing readers with exotic information about locales from Constantinople to China and about the social and religious practices of peoples such as the Greeks, Muslims and Brahmins.


Paperback    £15.50
9781580441131 | Published: 2007
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The Book of Margery Kempe
This edition, faithful to the original Middle English text but edited for accessibility to students, includes a gloss, notes, introduction, and a glossary, making The Book of Margery Kempe an excellent choice for any class interested in religion, gender, travel, or even daily life in late medieval Europe.


Paperback    £19.50
9781879288720 | Published: 1996
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Book of the Dead

includes fourteen essays showcasing the latest research on the Book of the Dead written by thirteen internationally renown experts as well as a complete catalog of the 45 objects on display in an exhibit at the Oriental Institute Museum. Two famous Book of the Dead papyri, Papyrus Milbank and Papyrus Ryerson, are reproduced in full. 400 illus. 




Paperback    £27.50
9781614910381 | Published: 2017
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