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Empires & historical states

Paperback. The Dark Age of Greece is one of the least understood periods of Greek history. This title explores each century from 1200 to 700 BCE through an individual site Mycenae, Nichoria, Athens, Lefkandi, Corinth, and Ascra that illustrates the major features of each period. Num Pages: 240 pages, 15 b&w photographs, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216021
ISBN
9780253216021

€ 23.99
€ 22.40

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Dover Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486451077
ISBN
9780486451077

€ 7.62

Hardcover. Though blacks were not often seen on the streets of seventeenth-century London, they were already capturing the British imagination. In her exploration of this emerging black presence, Molineux assembles evidence ranging from shop signs, tea trays, trading cards, board games, and playing cards to song ballads and William Hogarth's graphic satires. Series: Harvard Historical Studies. Num Pages: 374 pages, 17 color illustrations, 69 halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDB; 3J; HBJD1; HBLH; HBLL; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 167 x 27. Weight in Grams: 722.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
374
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674050082
ISBN
9780674050082

€ 60.40

Paperback. Empires - vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. This title departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Num Pages: 528 pages, 44 halftones. 34 line illus. BIC Classification: 1QD; HBG; HBJQ; HBL; HBTQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 179 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
unknown
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691152363
ISBN
9780691152363

€ 32.99
€ 29.14

Paperback. Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt is the first illustrated guide to the highlights of the British Museum's wonderful collection. Num Pages: 352 pages, 200 col illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; ACG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 217 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1224. 352 pages, 200 col illus. Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt is the first illustrated guide to the highlights of the British Museum's wonderful collection. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; ACG. Dimension: 217 x 217 x 29. Weight: 1224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714119779
ISBN
9780714119779

€ 24.99
€ 19.12

Paperback. Jenkins reconstructs the Parthenon frieze in its entirety according to the most up-to-date research, with a detailed scene-by-scene commentary, and the superb quality of the carving is vividly shown in a series of close-up photographs. Num Pages: 124 pages, illustrations, (some colour ) plan. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AFKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 271 x 215 x 10. Weight in Grams: 530. 124 pages, illustrations, (some colour ) plan. Jenkins reconstructs the Parthenon frieze in its entirety according to the most up-to-date research, with a detailed scene-by-scene commentary, and the superb quality of the carving is vividly shown in a series of close-up photographs. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AFKC. Dimension: 271 x 215 x 10. Weight: 530.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
124
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122373
ISBN
9780714122373

€ 19.99
€ 15.75

Hardcover. Presenting the vases and the is imagery in their full narrative glory, this book interprets the informs and stories along a variety of themes, from the adventures of gods and mythological heroes, to expressive scenes of sexual intimacy and depictions of social, family and domestic life. Num Pages: 156 pages, 130 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AFP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 257 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1174.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
156
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122779
ISBN
9780714122779

€ 32.99
€ 23.83

Paperback. Series: British Museum Colouring Books. Num Pages: 48 pages, 46 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; YBGC; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 276 x 220 x 5. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714131009
ISBN
9780714131009

€ 7.36

Hardback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 133.65

Paperback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621101
ISBN
9780748621101

€ 38.99
€ 33.04

Hardcover. Throughout world history, civilizations have emerged that have been strong enough militarily, economically, and culturally to extend their power over other nations and become empires. Great Empires looks at some of the most significant of these imperial powers and what motivated them. Series: Great Empires. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1QD; 4KHJ; 4KHN; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 193 x 242 x 11. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750296632
ISBN
9780750296632

€ 16.00
€ 13.85

Paperback. The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Num Pages: 624 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 39. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753829158
ISBN
9780753829158

€ 14.99
€ 11.58

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857382009
ISBN
9780857382009

€ 21.99
€ 16.14

Paperback. A vivid portrayal of life in Pompeii's sister city, this book includes a detailed description of the ancient Villa dei Papiri, on which the present Getty Museum in Malibu is modeled. Num Pages: 222 pages, 118 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; ACG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892361649
ISBN
9780892361649

€ 25.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 84 pages, Ill.(some col.).35figs. BIC Classification: 1QDA; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 290 x 220. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Macquarie Ancient History Association Australia
Number of pages
84
Condition
New
SKU
V9780908299058
ISBN
9780908299058

€ 44.99
€ 29.58

Hardback. Series: Cities of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138850651
ISBN
9781138850651

€ 149.85

Paperback. An exciting look at the Romans and their world in all its rich variety. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 198 x 12. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Teach Yourself
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444163438
ISBN
9781444163438

€ 13.99
€ 10.79

Hardcover. Series: Studies in the History of Greece and Rome. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; HDDK; TQS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 599.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781469621289
ISBN
9781469621289

€ 121.36

Hardcover. Beyond Thalassocracies aims to evaluate and rethink the manner in which archaeologists approach, understand, and analyse the various processes associated with culture change connected to interregional contact, using as a test case the world of the Aegean during the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600-1100 BC). Editor(s): Gorogianni, Evi; Pavuk, Peter; Girella, Luca. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDA; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 291 x 228 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1154.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxbow Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785702037
ISBN
9781785702037

€ 53.47

Hardcover. Helps you find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 pictures. Suitable for ages 8 to 12, this title features 15 projects that allow you to bring the past to life - make a miniature pyramid, build a model boat suitable for sailing on the Nile, create your own water clock, and sculpt a canopic jar. Num Pages: 64 pages, over 400 pictures. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 5AJ; YNH; YNPH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 303 x 234 x 13. Weight in Grams: 674. Find Out About the Land of the Pharaohs, with 15 Step-by-step Projects and Over 400 Exciting Pictures. 64 pages, over 400 pictures. Helps you find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 pictures. Suitable for ages 8 to 12, this title features 15 projects that allow you to bring the past to life - make a miniature pyramid, build a model boat suitable for sailing on the Nile, create your own water clock, and sculpt a canopic jar. Cateogry: (JC) Children's (6-12). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 5AJ; YNH; YNPH. Dimension: 303 x 234 x 13. Weight: 674.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Armadillo
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
64
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843229636
ISBN
9781843229636

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

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