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  • Bioweapon

    by James Barrington

    series An Agent Paul Richter Thriller #9
    A death that doesn’t make sense. A forgotten experiment. The world’s most devastating weapon.A weapons scientist in Cambridge is found dead under suspicious circumstances. Then a researcher at military science centre Porton Down goes missing.Paul Richter is on assignment in Amsterdam, chasing a lead from the GRU. What he finds is deeply worrying. Old weapons research is being unearthed, and ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD

  • In An Antique Land

    by Amitav Ghosh

    In an Antique Land is a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale. When the author stumbles across a slave narrative in the margins of an ancient text, his curiosity is piqued. What follows is a ten year search, which brings author and slave together across 800 hundred years of colonial history. Bursting with anecdote and exuberant detail, it offers a magical, intimate biography of the ... Read more

    $16.93 AUD

  • Travel Cairo, Egypt: Illustrated City Guide, Phrasebook, And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Lonely Planet Egypt

    by Jessica Lee and 2 more

    series Travel Guide
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet's Egypt is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wonder at the construction of the Pyramids of Giza, wander through the columned halls of the great temple complexes of Luxor, and dive through an underwater world of coral cliffs and colourful fish in ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Playing Cards In Cairo

    Mint Tea, Tarneeb and Tales of the City

    by Hugh Miles

    PLAYING CARDS IN CAIRO is a fly-on-the-wall account - like THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL - of life (for western readers) in a strange and exotic environment. Hugh Miles lives in Cairo and is engaged to an Egyptian woman. Twice a week he plays cards with a small group of Arab, Muslim women and through this medium he explores their lives in modern Cairo, the greatest of Arab cities. It is a secretive, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Snorkel the World: Red Sea Coral Reef Guide

    The snorkellers' guide to the marine life of the Red Sea reefs

    by David Revill

    Snorkel the World: Red Sea Coral Reef Guide is the ideal companion for anyone venturing to the Red Sea on holiday, or anybody fascinated by the Red Sea's famous coral reefs. It's the only guidebook around specifically for those of us who enjoy getting up close and personal with the underwater world whilst sporting a set of over-sized goggles and breathing through a large plastic tube!The Red Sea ... Read more

    $3.00 AUD

  • Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh

    The Forgotten Pharaoh

    by Charlotte Booth

    Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in bringing Egypt back to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaten took the throne. Rather than simply clearing up the mess left behind after the Amarna period, he lay the foundations for the kings who were to come, and his choice of heir to the throne, led eventually to the rule of Ramses II, one of the most famous kings in ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs, A Brief History of Ancient Egypt

    by Barbara Mertz

    series Brief Histories
    Have you ever wondered what it was like in the Valley of the Kings? To unlock the mysteries of the pyramids? Or sail down the Nile on Cleopatra's Barge? In her fascinating new introduction to the wonders of ancient Egypt expert Barbara Mertz tells the extraordinary history from the first stone age settlements to the age of Cleopatra and the Roman Emperors. It offers not just insights into the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Top 10 Cairo and the Nile

    Cairo & The Nile

    by DK Eyewitness

    series Pocket Travel Guide
    An unbeatable guide to Cairo and the Nile, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps and top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Cairo and the Nile.Discover ancient treasures in the Egyptian Museum, admire historic Islamic architecture at the Mosque of Al-Azhar, explore the wondrous Pyramids of Giza or visit the Valley of the Kings. From Top 10 temples to the Top 10 ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • 3rd Grade History: The Egyptian Civilization

    Egyptian Books for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Ancient History Books
    Learn about the Egyptian civilization like you're actually there! That's the magic of carefully selected images that appropriately depict life way back then. Pictures tell a thousand stories therefore making learning a fun and visual experience. This book is the perfect companion of those text-heavy books used at school. Grab a copy of this interactive book today! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Equilateral

    A Novel

    by Ken Kalfus

    It is the turn of the twentieth century and a British astronomer, Thayer, high on Darwin and other progressive scientists of the age, arrives in Egypt to embark on the project of a lifetime: the excavation of a triangle in the desert, with sides hundreds of miles long, to be filled with petrol and set alight. The purpose: to send out a signal to life on Mars (for which he has evidence) that humans ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey

    by Zoltan Matrahazi

    The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable - but very diverse and stunningly beautiful - desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images. ... Read more

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  • Down the Nile

    Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

    by Rosemary Mahoney

    Rosemary Mahoney was determined to take a solo trip down the Egyptian Nile in a small boat, even though civil unrest and vexing local traditions conspired to create obstacles every step of the way.Starting off in the south, she gained the unlikely sympathy and respect of a Muslim sailor, who provided her with both a seven-foot skiff and a window into the culturally and materially impoverished ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Beyond The Pyramids

    Travels in Egypt

    by Douglas Kennedy

    BEYOND THE PYRAMIDS is a delightfully wry chronicle of travels through a country of incongruity - an Egypt encompassing a diversity of cultural influences which often belies its image of 'archaeological theme park'. With an acute eye for the unusual, the interesting or the plain absurd, Douglas Kennedy takes us on a continually surprising tour beyond the pyramids, to a place where Bedouin watch ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) Encyclopedia: Islamist Extremism and Terrorism, Jihad and Sharia Law, Relationship to Hamas, Egyptian Uprising and the Ouster of Mubarak, Election of Mohamed Morsi

    by Progressive Management

    This essential compilation of expert opinion and commentary from over twenty-five government and military reports and papers, totaling over 600 pages. The Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and the subsequent election of Mohamed Morsi to the Egyptian Presidency has focused renewed attention on the organization, which has been accused of extremism and terrorism by some. ... Read more

    $13.51 AUD

  • Sprachführer Deutsch-Ägyptisch-Arabisch und Kompaktwörterbuch mit 1500 Wörtern

    by Andrey Taranov

    Sprachführer Deutsch-Ägyptisch-Arabisch und Kompaktwörterbuch mit 1500 WörternDie Sammlung «Alles wird gut!» von T&P Books ist für Menschen, die für Tourismus und Geschäftsreisen ins Ausland reisen. Die Sprachführer beinhalten, was am wichtigsten ist - die Grundlagen für eine grundlegende Kommunikation. Dies ist eine unverzichtbare Reihe von Sätzen um zu «überleben», während Sie im Ausland sind ... Read more

    $5.82 AUD

  • English-Egyptian Arabic phrasebook and 1500-word dictionary

    by Andrey Taranov

    English-Egyptian Arabic phrasebook and 250-word mini dictionaryThe collection of "Everything Will Be Okay" travel phrasebooks published by T&P Books is designed for people traveling abroad for tourism and business. The phrasebooks contain what matters most - the essentials for basic communication. This is an indispensable set of phrases to "survive" while abroad.Some of the topics included in the ... Read more

    $5.82 AUD

  • The Spell of Egypt

    by Robert Hichens

    This is a gorgeous book. Hichens' descriptions of Egypt's most famous monuments are painterly and poetic. More of a romantic evocation than a 'mere' travel book, he takes you back to a more relaxed and serene era of gentle exploration in which it was still possible to commune with the Great Pyramid or the Temple of Hathor without an accompanying horde of camera-weilding tourists, souvenir-sellers ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Tutankhamun

    Egypt's most famous Pharaoh

    by Bill Price

    In 1922 Howard Carter uncovered what is still regarded as the most spectacular archaeological discovery ever made. Tutankhamun's tomb had remained hidden in the Valley of the Kings for more than 3000 years and its discovery caused a media sensation, elevating the previously little-known Egyptian Pharaoh into the position of an international celebrity. The contents of the tomb were found almost ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie Pendant les années 1783, 1784 et 1785

    Suivi De considérations sur la guerre des Russes et des Turks ( Edition intégrale ) Tome 1/2 - annoté

    by Constantin-François de Chasseboeuf Volney

    series Oeuvres de Constantin-François de Chasseboeuf Volney #1
    De l’Égypte en général, et de la ville d’Alexandrie.C‘EST en vain que l’on se prépare, par la lecture des livres, au spectacle des usages et des mœurs des nations; il y aura toujours loin de l’effet des récits sur l’esprit à celui des objets sur les sens. Les images tracées par des sons n’ont point assez de correction dans le dessin, ni de vivacité dans le coloris; leurs tableaux conservent ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Ancient Egypt: Pyramids and Pharaohs

    Egyptian Books for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Ancient History Books
    Bring ancient Egypt back to life with this fun educational book! What makes this book unique is that it tackles the subject of pharaohs and pyramids in a highly interactive way. There are only a handful of texts included so there’s more space for pictures, and the imagination. Go ahead and secure a copy of this learning resource today! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Alexandria

    by E. M. Forster and 1 more

    In Alexandria, Cleopatra watched the second duelthat between Mark Antony and Caesars murderers. She helped neither party, and when Antony won he summoned her… She came, not in a carpet but in a gilded barge, and her life henceforward belongs less to history than to poetry… Voluptuous but watchful, she treated her new lover as she had treated her old. She never bored him, and since grossness means ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Ottoman Explorations of the Nile

    Evliya Çelebi’s Map of the Nile and The Nile Journeys in the Book of Travels (Seyahatname)

    by Robert Dankoff and 2 more

    Before the time of Napoleon, the most ambitious effort to explore and map the Nile was undertaken by the Ottomans, as attested by two monumental documents: an elaborate map, with 475 rubrics, and a lengthy travel account. Both were achieved at about the same time—c. 1685—and both by the same man.Evliya Çelebi’s account of his Nile journeys, in the tenth volume of his Book of Travels (Seyahatname), ... Read more

    $79.96 AUD

  • Egypt: A New Adventure

    by The Florida Hoosier

    Join me on a trip of a lifetime, exploring ancient Egypt, visiting ancient temples, pyramids, and museums. Learning first hand the customs, beliefs, and spiritual thoughts of the peoples of Egypt as well as their ancient ancestors. ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD