Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
One Thousand and One Fossils Discoveries in the Desert at Al Gharbia, United Arab Emirates
ISBN: HB: 9781933789071, Yale University Press, June 2017
120 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 128 colour illus., 6 black&white illus.
A lavish volume in celebration of the astonishing fossils uncovered in Abu Dhabi's deserts, a region once lush, green, and teeming with now-extinct animals. This lavish volume celebrates the astonishing wealth of fossils uncovered in recent decades...
HB: £75,00
Barbarians Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780237183, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 50 illus.
The civilizations of Greece and Rome that flourished in Mediterranean Europe did not develop in isolation. To their north, non-literate peoples inhabited river valleys, mountains, plains and coasts from the Atlantic to the Urals. Their story, known a...
HB: £15,00
Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
ISBN: HB: 9780300207170, Yale University Press, May 2017
304 pp., 20.3x25.4 cm, 99 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many cruci...
HB: £50,00
Palmyra An Irreplaceable Treasure
ISBN: HB: 9780226427829, University of Chicago Press, May 2017
128 pp., 14x21.6 cm, 13 colour plates
Located northeast of Damascus, in an oasis surrounded by palms and two mountain ranges, the ancient city of Palmyra has the aura of myth. According to the Bible, the city was built by Solomon. Regardless of its actual origins, it was an influential c...
HB: £17,00
Egypt Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780237268, Reaktion Books, April 2017
208 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 25 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
From ancient Rome to the present day, ancient Egypt has been a source of fascination and inspiration in many other cultures. But why Christina Riggs introduces the history, art and religion of Egypt from its earliest dynasties to its final fall to Ro...
HB: £15,00
Cultural Encounters in Near Eastern History
ISBN: HB: 9788763543873, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
224 pp., 16.1x24.1 cm, 2 colour plates, 22 halftones, 3 line drawings, 4 maps
Globalization and cheaper travel have led to a rapid increase in cross-cultural encounters worldwide – which makes understanding problems of conflict, prejudice, interaction, and adaptation ever more important. Fortunately, we have a powerful histori...
HB: £45,00
Pistiros VI The Pistiros Hoard
ISBN: PB: 9788024633015, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
246 pp., 20.9x29.8 cm, 57 colour plates, 12 maps, 46 line drawings
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! This sixth and final installment in the Pistiros series devoted to excavations in that former Greek emporium in inland Thrace (today Bulgaria) closes an extraordinary, three-decade-long co...
PB: £26,50
Skeleton Revealed An Illustrated Tour of the Vertebrates
ISBN: HB: 9781421421483, Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2017
360 pp., 20.3x25.4 cm, 192 black&white photos
The vertebrate skeleton is one of nature's most amazing feats. Composed of cartilage and bone, it forms the supportive structure for all the remaining aspects of our anatomy. Stripped of skin, we can see the body's fascinating underlying architecture...
HB: £32,00
Social Lives of Figurines Recontextializing the Third-Millennium-BC Terracotta Figurines from Harappa
ISBN: HB: 9780873652155, Harvard University Press, February 2017
494 pp., 19.5x27 cm, 789 halftones, 10 line illus., 3 maps, 13 tables
After more than eighty years of international research on the Indus Civilization, this geographically extensive ancient society remains deeply enigmatic. With no known monumental art or deciphered texts, the largest category of representational art r...
HB: £62,95
Search for Takrur Archaeological Excavations and Reconnaissance Along the Middle Senegal Valley
ISBN: PB: 9780913516294, Yale University Press, January 2017
600 pp., 17.1x24.8 cm, 348 black&white illus
An authoritative summary of the results of the archaeological excavations in the middle Senegal River valley, site of the ancient African Empire of Takrur. A summary of archaeological discoveries in the middle Senegal River valley, this authoritativ...
PB: £30,00