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Egypt & Jordan

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY54
Bill Manley
Penguin Putnam
1996
144
0140513310
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ingenious color maps, site plans, photographs and accompanying essays trace Egyptian civilization from the founding of Memphis through the sacking of Thebes and the invasion by Alexander the Great in 332 BC.
$21.00

Married to a Bedouin

JRD35
Marguerite van Geldermalsen
Hachette
2010
279
1844082202
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
"Where you staying?" the Bedouin asked. "Why you not stay with me tonight -- in my cave?" Thus begins the fascinating odyssey of a young nurse from New Zealand who would marry and raise her family among the community of 100 Bedouin families living in the ancient city of Petra.
$16.95

Eyewitness Guide Egypt

EGY90
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
360
1465441026
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
This visually rich guide to the history, culture and monuments of Egypt includes 1,000 color photographs, maps and 3D site diagrams.
$25.00

Egypt Map

EGY03
Cartographia
Cartographia
2013
2
9633529263
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
With insets of Luxor-El Karnak and Cairo, this color map of all Egypt features major roadways, major sights, airports and places of interest. Scaled at 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Cairo Map

EGY163
Cartographia
Cartographia
2007
2
9633531578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, folded map of Cairo on thick paper. Insets of Luxor, Alexandria and Heliopolis. Scale 1:13,000.
$9.95

Jordan Map

JRD18
Cartographia
Cartographia
2007
2
9633529271
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, colorful map of Jordan at a scale of 1:700,000.
$12.00

Culture Smart! Egypt

EGY196
Jailan Zayan
Kuperard
2013
168
1857336712
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide to understanding local customs and etiquette.
$9.95

Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners

EGY398
Bill Manley
Thames & Hudson
2003
160
0500290288
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Museum-goers and armchair travelers alike can gain a basic knowledge of the language and culture of ancient Egypt with this excellent step-by-step guide to decoding tomb scenes and inscriptions. With illustrations, photographs, a handy list of kings and gods and vocabulary.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Jordan

JRD16
Jenny Walker
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
352
1742208010
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, featuring maps, tips and much sightseeing information.
$24.99

A History of Jordan

JRD17
Philip Robins
Cambridge University Press
2004
243
0521598958
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An informative, brief history of Jordan and its monarchy from the 1920s to the present by a professor of politics at Oxford. Robins was previously a Jordan-based correspondent for the BBC and The Guardian.
$35.99

A History of the Arab Peoples

MDE11
Albert Hourani
Belknap Press
2010
624
0674058194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called a landmark, masterpiece and essential to understanding the Middle East, Hourani's chronicle of the political, spiritual, religious and cultural traditions of the Arab peoples is brought up to date with an afterword by noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven.
$22.50

A Map and a Lens, A Photographic Exploration of Jordan's Religious and Cultural Heritage

JRD41
Bashar Tabbah
Consortium
2016
275
1908531460
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
1/9/2018
0
0
0
0
The product of ten years of work, this collection of photographs captures Jordan’s most iconic archaeological landmarks and historic sites. British-Jordanian photographer Bashar Tabbah mixes his photos (artfully composed portraits and landscapes) with maps, timelines and informative text.
$45.00

A Traveller's History of Egypt

EGY180
Harry Ades
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
452
1566566541
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This effectively condensed chronological history takes in the full sweep from the earliest inhabitants to 21st century politics.
$14.95

By Way of Accident: The True Stories Behind the Discovery of Egypt's Greatest Monuments

EGY432
Ahmed Abul Ella
Lightning Source
2016
322
1523608854
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Taking readers back to the birth of Egyptology, this history chronicles the turbulent political climate in which it arose as well as its famous accidental discoveries, from the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone to the excavation of well-known monuments.
$14.99

Cairo, The City Victorious

EGY38
Max Rodenbeck
Alfred Knopf
2000
300
0679767274
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Rodenbeck presents his hometown in all its chaotic, marvelous glory, combining a lively history of the 5,000-year-old metropolis with description, anecdote and political commentary.
$16.95

Egypt, A Short History

EGY370
Robert L. Tignor
Princeton University Press
2011
371
0691153078
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Princeton historian Tignor distills five decades of study and travel for this vivid account of the sweep and tumult of Egyptian history from the settlement of the Nile to the present.
$22.95

Generation Freedom, The Middle East Uprisings and the Remaking of the Modern World

MDE199
Bruce Feiler
HarperCollins Publishers
2011
151
0062104985
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
As engaged and thoughtful as ever, Feiler brings texture and insight to these thrilling tales of youthful revolt across the Arab world, weaving on-the-spot reports from Tahir Square and elsewhere with history and commentary.
$11.99

Inside Egypt

EGY261
John R. Bradley
St. Martins
2012
256
0230120660
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A reporter in the region since 1999, Bradley pulls no punches in this highly readable expose of the politics and policies of Mubarak's military and modern Egypt.
$24.99

Islam, A Short History

ISL15
Karen Armstrong
Modern Library
2002
230
081296618X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Armstrong brings authority and experience to this vivid, clear-headed survey of the history and impact of Islam, from the birth of Mohammad to present-day challenges.
$17.00

Lawrence in Arabia

ARB155
Scott Anderson
Doubleday
2014
624
0307476413
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The four spies and adventurers who star in this captivating account -- the Briton T.E. Lawrence, the German archaeologist Curt Prufer, the American oil agent William Yale and the Zionist agronomist and spy Aaron Aaronsohn -- played an outsized role in the making of the modern Middle East.
$17.95

Luxor Illustrated, With Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Nile

EGY277
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2009
96
9774163125
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The ideal companion to a Nile cruise, Haag introduces all the famous monuments and temples of Upper Egypt from Luxor, Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of Tutankhamun to the marvels of Aswan and Abu Simbel in full color.
$19.95

Nine Parts of Desire, The Hidden World of Islamic Women

ARB06
Geraldine Brooks
Doubleday
1996
256
0385475772
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A highly readable overview of the role of women in Islamic society, drawn from the author's many interviews with women throughout the Arab World.
$15.95

Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans

JRD11
Jane Taylor
St. Martins
2012
224
1848850204
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Petra's history from the Stone Age to the Nabataeans (who constructed the city) through the Crusades is documented with 150 full-color photographs.
$30.00

The Islamic Enlightenment, The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

ISL124
Christopher de Bellaigue
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
560
0871403730
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
With a fresh perspective on the major Islamic countries in the modern era, this authoritative work charts the reformations that began growing in Istanbul, Cairo and Tehran in the 19th century and continue today.
$35.00

The Nile

EGY409
Toby Wilkinson
Alfred Knopf
2015
320
0804168903
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson guides readers through Egyptian history on a Nile River journey. Readers are swept from the river’s mythical sources to famous historical and cultural sites all the way to Cairo.
$17.95

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days of Khartoum and the building of the Suez Canal.
$14.99

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture, A Very Short Introduction

EGY416
Christina Riggs
Oxford University Press
2014
144
019968278X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Exploring the art and buildings of the ancient Egyptians, this survey accounts for the culture’s major pyramids, mummies and visual styling. Primarily, Riggs answers the question: why have Egyptian art and architecture had such an enduring appeal?
$11.95

Art of the Middle East, Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World and Iran

MDE216
Saeb Eigner
Perseus
2015
400
185894628X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Showcasing over 500 illustrations and biographies of 200 featured artists, this revised and expanded guide to Middle Eastern art is a comprehensive overview of contemporary styles and themes.
$39.95

The Great Pyramids

EGY221
Jean-Pierre Corteggiani
Harry N. Abrams
2007
128
0810994585
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Park of the acclaimed Discoveries series, this lavishly illustrated pocket encyclopedia illuminates the archaeology, history and splendor of Giza, last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
$12.95

The Nile Cruise

EGY278
Jenny Jobbins
American University in Cairo
2010
160
9774163028
HARD COVER
Archaeology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Weaving classic travelers' accounts with essays and 150 color photographs, this compact book beautifully illuminates the history and allure of the towns, temples and tombs of the Nile from Abydos to Abu Simbel.
$29.95

The Pharaoh, Life at Court and on Campaign

EGY400
Garry Shaw
Thames & Hudson
2012
224
0500051747
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Shaw traces the lives, history and accomplishments of the Egyptian leaders from the builders of the pyramids in the Old Kingdom to such towering figures as Ramses II in this beautifully illstrated, informative survey. With brief biographies of the rulers.
$39.95

The Search for Ancient Egypt

EGY02
Jean Vercoutter
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
207
0500300135
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This pocket encyclopedia, packed with illustrations, tells the tale of Greek travelers, buried treasure, international intrigue and scholarship as it delves into the world's long-standing fascination with Egypt's glorious heritage.
$15.95

The Sisters of Sinai, How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels

EGY334
Janet Soskice
Vintage Books
2010
316
1400034744
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Soskice vividly recounts the story of Agnes and Margaret Smith, two unlikely and unsung heroines, and their discovery in 1892 of one of the earliest known copies of the gospels at St. Catherine's.
$16.95

Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this marvelously engaging chronicle, Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets.
$15.99

Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph

MDE20
T.E. Lawrence
Doubleday
1991
672
0385418957
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The monumental story of Lawrence of Arabia, as colorful and long as the famous movie it inspired. Some of the action is set around Wadi Rum in Jordan.
$21.00

The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

EGY215
Lucette Lagnado
Ecco Press
2008
368
006082218X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Lagnado poignantly evokes the life of her marvelously social father (the "boulevardier of Cairo") and his milieu in this textured memoir.
$14.99

Walking the Nile

EGY430
Levison Wood
Atlantic Monthly Press
2017
352
0802126332
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Beginning in a Rwandan forest and ending at the Mediterranean coast, Levison Wood became the first to walk the length of the Nile, trekking 4000 miles through jungles, deserts, war zones and six nations in nine months.
$16.00

Appointment with Death

JRD02
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2011
256
0062073923
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Hercule Poirot steps into the story when an American tourist on a grand tour of the Holy Land is found murdered in Petra.
$13.99

Death on the Nile

EGY09
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2004
333
0425200469
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
How could we resist? Christie wrote Egypt's most famous murder mystery on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan.
$13.99

Karnak Café

EGY245
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2008
144
0307390454
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this gripping and suspenseful novella from the Egyptian Nobel Prize-winner, three young friends survive interrogation by the secret police, only to find their lives poisoned by suspicion, fear and betrayal.
$14.95

Palace Walk

EGY04
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
504
0385264666
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in the monumental Cairo Trilogy, a family saga set in post-WWI Egypt. Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz provides insight into life in Egypt and the revolution against the British.
$17.00

The Yacoubian Building

EGY175
Alaa Al Aswany
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
255
0060878134
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The politics, repressed desires, hopes and dreams of Cairo are reflected through the lives of the inhabitants of a once grand apartment house in this deft novel of contemporary Egypt.
$13.99

Red Nile, A Biography of the World's Greatest River

EGY419
Robert Twigger
Macmillan
2014
480
1250052335
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This biography of the Nile River overflows with stories of the human history that has played out on the great river's banks. Twigger meanders along the Nile, bringing to the surface fascinating tales of crocodiles and caliphs, 19th-century adventurers and 20th-century novelists, biblical prophets and classical lovers.
$29.99

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Birds of the Middle East

MDE17
Richard Porter, Simon Aspinall
Princeton University Press
2010
384
0691148449
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An outstanding guide to 700 species of the birds in the region from the Arabian peninsula to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Cyprus. Second edition.
$39.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Red Sea

DIV13
J Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1982
LB-1109
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This double-sided plastic card shows 64 of the most commonly encountered reef fish of the Red Sea in full-color illustrations, convenient for the boat or beach.
$7.50

For Kids

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt

EGY56
George Hart
DK Publishing
2014
72
1465420908
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jam-packed with photographs and facts covering everything from religion and art to daily life, this is a terrific introduction for ages 9-12 that the whole family will enjoy.
$19.99

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, A Key to Ancient Egypt

EGY69
James Cross Giblin
HarperCollins
1993
96
0064461378
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This engrossing history of the Rosetta Stone traces its discovery and its use as a deciphering tool. For young adults.
$7.99

The Egypt Game

EGY91
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum
2009
215
1416990518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Strange things happen when two amateur Egyptologists (and reluctant middle-school students) transform an abandoned shed in Southern California into a simulacrum of Ancient Egypt.
$8.99

Voices of Ancient Egypt

EGY116
Kay Winters, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
2009
0792275608
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Accompanied by Barry Moser's illustrations, members of an Egyptian village introduce themselves in free-verse poems in this lively introduction to Egypt for grades 3-6.
$6.95

Life in Ancient Egypt Coloring Book

EGY423
John Green
Dover Publications
1989
48
0486261301
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An introduction to the magnificent pyramids, the Sphinx and all the grandeur of ancient Egypt in 44 authentic drawings -- all ready to color!
$4.99

Gods of Ancient Egypt Coloring Book

EGY424
Bruce Lafontaine
Dover Publications
2002
32
0486420884
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Fourteen scenes from the mythology of ancient Egypt -- all ready for coloring! Includes fertility god Osiris, the jackal-headed Anubis, motherhood goddess Isis and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$3.99

Where Are the Great Pyramids?

EGY426
Dorothy Hoobler
Penguin Putnam
2015
112
0448484099
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This fascinating profile of the pyramids of Egypt introduces readers (ages 8 to 11) to the magnificent, mysterious structures. In engaging text, the authors tell the stories of powerful pharaohs, explain the Egyptians' culture of the afterlife and tell exactly how mummies were made.
$5.99

An Egyptian Pyramid

EGY427
Jacqueline Morley
Sterling Publishing Company
2015
48
1910184799
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This installment in the SVG (Spectacular Visual Guides) series is a very friendly and beautifully illustrated introduction to the pyramids of Egypt and the world that built them.
$7.95

More Books

The Complete Valley of the Kings

EGY14
Nicholas Reeves, Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500284032
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough and intriguing look at the burial place of the New Kingdom pharaohs, this book brings together the art, architecture and history of the valley; contains profiles of archaeologists, diagrams and detailed site descriptions.
$26.95

A Peace to End All Peace

ARB13
David Fromkin
Henry Holt
2009
688
0805088091
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Indispensable to understanding current tensions, alliances and the colonial legacy of the region, Fromkin's vivid tale of the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the making of the modern Middle East is out in a 20th anniversary edition.
$24.00

Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs

EGY25
Angela McDonald
University of California Press
2007
80
0520252357
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Understand the language of the Pharaohs! McDonald's handy illustrated guide to reading, writing and understanding ancient Egyptian names, epithets, titles and phrases includes 50 color illustrations and 200 line drawings.
$20.95

Lawrence of Arabia

JRD07
Liddell Hart
Da Capo Press
1989
405
0306803542
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A lively biography of T. E. Lawrence (a.k.a. Lawrence of Arabia), long the standard. With 17 photos and 10 maps.
$18.95

Petra, The Rose-Red City

JRD13
Christian Auge, Jean-Marie Dentzer
Thames & Hudson UK
2000
144
0810928965
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Jam-packed with color illustrations, archival material, maps and site plans, this shirt-pocket encyclopedia includes a detailed overview of individual buildings and sectors within the desert city that was occupied by the Nabataeans from the fourth-century BC, conquered by the Romans and overrun by the Crusaders.
$15.95

The Blue Nile

EGY67
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
320
0060956402
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand history of exploration and events on the great river from 1798 to 1869, Moorehead follows the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean.
$14.99

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian)

ARB54
Farouk El-Baz
Dover Publications
1968
185
0486220265
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A guide to common words and phrases in the widely spoken Cairo dialect.
$4.95

National Geographic Egypt

EGY97
Andrew Humphreys
National Geographic
2009
400
142620521X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This detailed guide to Egypt, published in National Geographic’s attractive visual style, features hundreds of photographs, 30 full-color maps, and good information on history, culture, archaeology and travel in Egypt.
$27.95

Mysteries of Egypt

EGY99
Bruce Neibaur
Slingshot
2001
158448005X
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
A gorgeous visual survey of the history, ancient sites and natural wonders of Egypt as narrated by Egyptian actor Omar Sharif.
$19.99

The Egyptologist, A Novel

EGY128
Arthur Phillips
Random House
2005
416
0812972597
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A playful and clever novel convincingly set in the milieu of 1920s Egyptian archaeology. Phillips deftly combines historical personages and events with wild invention.
$15.00

Alexandria Illustrated

EGY142
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2004
80
9774248341
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A warm, richly illustrated portrait of the city, featuring 125 color photographs of the people, monuments and attractions of Alexandria alongside Michael Haag's insightful commentary.
$22.95

Cairo, The Practical Guide

EGY178
Claire E. Francy, Lesley Lababidi
American University in Cairo
2012
256
9774164679
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The 17th edition of this in-depth traveler's companion, published by the American University in Cairo Press, includes an indispensable overview of the city with chapters on getting around, money, health, sightseeing, manners, morals and customs, leisure, nightlife and living in Cairo.
$19.95

The Cairo Affair

EGY411
Olen Steinhauer
St. Martins
2014
416
1250036135
HARD COVER
0
0
0
0
Steinhauer expertly spins a fast-paced tale of espionage deceit and covert operations with this thriller, which begins with the assassination of a mid-level diplomat in Budapest and follows his widow and a cast of duplicitous, motivated characters through Eastern Europe, CIA headquarters and, of course, Cairo.
$26.99

The Explorers, A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success

EGY413
Martin Dugard
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2014
288
145167757X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Bestselling author Martin Dugard argues that all fearless explorers share seven key traits, providing as a case study the Burton-Speke expedition to find the source of the Nile.
$26.00

The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

EGY415
Steven Snape
Thames & Hudson
2014
240
0500051798
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive overview of settlements during Egypt’s dynastic period, including Memphis, Thebes and Amarna.
$50.00

How to Read Islamic Carpets

ISL112
Walter Denny
Yale University Press
2015
176
030020809X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A handy, instructive guide to judging the quality, origin and level of craftsmanship of Persian rugs, useful for travelers, students, professionals and collectors alike. Fifty-five examples of Islamic carpets are illustrated with new photographs and revealing details.
$25.00

The Visitors

EGY421
Sally Beauman
HarperCollins
2015
544
0062302701
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Bestselling author Sally Beauman writes from the perspective of a young girl entangled in the lives of fortune-hunters Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter as the two archaeologists search for the tomb of King Tut.
$15.99

On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

EGY422
Andrew Humphreys
Oxford University Press
2015
216
9774166930
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Colorfully illustrated, this history celebrates centuries of travel down the Nile, from the earliest trips in a dahabiya (houseboat with sails) through Thomas Cook’s paddle steamers to modern cruise ships. Includes period photographs, vintage posters and promotional materials.
$34.95

Footprint Jordan Handbook

JRD42
Jessica Lee
Footprint Handbooks
2016
172
191012088X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
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A sturdy practical guide in the British Footprint series, featuring in-depth practical information, sketch maps and an overview of history and culture. Covers: Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea.
$14.99

The Story of Egypt

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Joann Fletcher
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
496
1681774569
PAPER
History
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Fletcher's lively tableau of ancient Egypt is filled with 4,000 years of stories and epic individuals. Her history unveils recently discovered facts about the women pharaohs, the ancestor of the Suez Canal and many more exciting discoveries from Egyptology.
$17.95

Writings from Ancient Egypt

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Toby Wilkinson (Translator)
Penguin
2017
384
0141395958
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Literature
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Newly translated from the original hieroglyphics, this Penguin Classics edition of rare Egyptian texts is a unique window on their mysterious culture. The deeply religious writings include accounts of battles, hymns and stories.
$17.00