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Jewish Question Again
ISBN: PB: 9781734643503, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, November 2020
85 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Anti-Semitism is on the rise. How is this still possible? Once again, we are witness to a surge in right-wing authoritarianism, ethnonationalism, and white supremacism, and the racist, xenophobic, and misogynist violence they spread. Like historic ne...
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£10,00
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Crisis of the Danish Golden Age and Its Modern Resonance
ISBN: HB: 9788763546706, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, July 2020
279 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Danish Golden Age was marked by several key events: the Napoleonic Wars, the bombardment of Copenhagen, the state bankruptcy in 1814 and the ensuing financial crisis, the revolution of 1848, and the establishment of a parliamentary democracy in 1...
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£40,00
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Hieratic Texts from Tebtunis
ISBN: HB: 9788763546768, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, July 2020
270 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 48 colour plates
This book contains a selection of hieratic texts from the ancient town of Tebtunis – hymns and litanies, rituals of protection, a mythological narrative, scholarly compositions, and documentary texts – as well as a survey of illustrated papyri.Nearly...
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£56,00
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Cultural Encounters in Near Eastern History
ISBN: HB: 9788763543873, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, March 2019
224 pp., 24.1x16.1 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...
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£45,00
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Fortunate Man
ISBN: PB: 9788763544245, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, September 2018
820 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Per Sidenius seemingly has it all. As the twentieth century dawns, this son of a poor minister has put his sad childhood behind him: he's quickly becoming famous as a forward and freethinking man of the "New Age" and is about to marry a wealthy Jewis...
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£27,00
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Language and Prehistory of the Indo-European Peoples A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective
ISBN: HB: 9788763545310, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, February 2018
350 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 4 colour plates, 7 halftones, 2 maps, 3 line drawings
Our knowledge of neolithic and bronze age Europe is growing rapidly, and this book offers a major contribution to our understanding of the language and history of the peoples of that period. The editors have taken a deliberately cross-disciplinary ap...
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£61,50
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Governor's Residence in Tranquebar The House and the Daily Life of Its People, 1750-1845
ISBN: HB: 9788763543880, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, February 2018
432 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm
The history of contacts between India and Europe tends to be dominated by the British, but Denmark also played a role on the subcontinent in the colonial era. This book offers insight into that history via a close look at one very specific part of it...
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£45,00
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Angmagsalik Eskimo Notes and Corrections to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland
ISBN: PB: 9788763522694, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
64 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
This is a facsimile edition of the original 1917 volume, which contains a critical and acerbic reply by Thomas Thomsen of the Ethnographical Department at the National Museum of Denmark to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland, titled Ammassalik Eskimo...
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£13,50
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Eskimo Tribes Their Distribution and Characteristics, Specially in Regard to Language. With a Comparative Vocabulary, and a Sketch-Map
ISBN: PB: 9788763514064, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
316 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The purpose of the first section of this book is to show what conclusions it is possible to draw from the mode of life, the customs and usages of the Eskimo, so far as regards the migrations by which they have spread over their present territory. But...
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£38,50
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Fragmente des Sog".Sothisrituals" von Oxyrhynchos aus Tebtynis
ISBN: HB: 9788763543644, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
211 pp., 31.8x21.6 cm
The book contains the edition of a hieratic written text from the Tebtunis temple library, dating to the 1st – 2nd century AD. The ritual text is a compilation of fumigation and libation spells for the main deities of the designed ritual place, the P...
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