Keyword:MIDDLE EAST HISTORY

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Architecture in Ancient Egypt and the Near East

By: Badawy, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1972

Seller ID: 136649

ISBN: 0262020203

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Full green cloth boards. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

The History Of World Sculpture

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seacaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books Inc.: 1976

Seller ID: 146417

ISBN: 0890090890

Condition: Very Good


Small stain on side page ends. 1" tear on top of front hinge. Edge wear and open tears on dust jacket. 460 pages. 9 3/8"w x 13 1/2"h. One thousand illustrations in full color. View more info

Environmental History of the Near and Middle East since the Last Ice Age, The

By: Brice, William Charles

Price: $139.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1978

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 097545

ISBN: 0121338509

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages unmarked. 384 pages. From the blurb: "The influence of natural conditions on the numbers, size, movements and attainments of human groups has been especially evident at those places and times when these conditions have been markedly changing. The landscapes between the Mediterranean and the valley of the Indus have undergone many alterations since the climax of the last Ice Age, some 20,000 years ago; lakes have filled and dried out, rivers have shifted their courses and spread into deltas, lowlands have been flooded ... View more info

Jewellery Through 7000 Years

By: British Museum

Price: $19.95

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1978

Seller ID: 142082

ISBN: 0714100552

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 275 pages with a great many b&w photos, some color. Book depicts a history of jewelry from 5000 B.C. in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Egypt, Europe and Western Asia, Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian lands, Torcs in Celtic europe, China, India, Korea, Japan, etc. to the present. View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

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The history of the carriage

By: Laszlo Tarr

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co: 1969

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 142249

ISBN: 0668018712

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 331 pages, from the reference dept of the library, book is quite clean and well preserved. Book covers the history of the carriage from its origin, development of the wheel, then in Sumer, Elam, to the Middle East, the spoked wheel, Babylon, Egypt, the war-chariot, the indus, China, the European carriage, the Greeks, Stoveheenge, trundhlm, skallerup, the Etruscans, through the "discovery of America" the development of the coach, luxury vehicles, and mode... View more info

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Cyprus: A Modern History

By: Mallinson, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: I.B. Tauris: 2008

Seller ID: 137151

ISBN: 1845118677

Condition: Fine


Book shows barely discernable wear to covers only with creaseless covers and spine, sharp corners on the covers, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 242 pages View more info

Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East 1850-1970

By: Ostle, Robin (ed.)

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1991

Seller ID: 111948

ISBN: 0415058228

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 248 pages in three Parts: The age of translation and adaptation, 1850 - 1914, From romantic nationalism to social criticism, 1914 - 1950 & The age of ideology and polarization since 1950. Part I has five sections: Modernization and literature in the near and middle east 1850 - 1914, Turkey, The Arab world, Iran and Modern Hebrew. Part II has five sections: The political setting 1914 - 1950, Turkey, The Arab world, Modern hebrew & Iran. Part III has five sections: T... View more info

Museum of Islamic Art; State Museums of Berlin Prussian Cultural Property

By: Staff

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Museum of Islamic Art:

Seller ID: 143953

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 200 page museum guide with full color photos & prints of the features of the museum covering 661 -- 1922 with map at back. Book is sectioned by room, including the Umayyads, Abbasids, Fatimids, Samanids, Seljuks, Ayyubids, Mamluks, Arabs, Berbers Mongols, Timurids, Spanish carpets, Palace of Mshatta, Sasanian art, Safavids, Mughals, later Ottomans, Aleppo room View more info