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  1. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publication series
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  2. Bordered Places - Bounded Times

    Bordered Places - Bounded Times: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Turkey [Hardback]

    Emma L. Baysal (Editor); Leonidas Karakatsanis (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781898249382
    Published by : British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara
    Building on similarities and exploring differences in the way scholars undertake their research, this volume presents crossdisciplinary communication on the study of borders, frontiers and boundaries through time, with a focus on Turkey. Standing ... .... Learn More
  3. The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen

    The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen [Paperback]

    Julian Jansen van Rensburg (Author)

    $66.00

    ISBN: 9781784914820
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Socotra archipelago lies approximately 135 nautical miles (Nm) northeast of Cape Guardafui, Somalia and 205Nm south of Rās Fartaq, Yemen. The archipelago is made up of four main islands, Socotra, cAbd al-Kūri, Sam... .... Learn More
  4. The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

    The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue [Hardback]

    Michael Bonine (Author); Jere L. Bacharach (Editor)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9780897223379
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 30
    The Imperial Bank of Persia, established in 1889, was the first bank to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system in Iran. Its banknotes are, in fact, some of the most beautiful and largest notes ever issued... .... Learn More
  5. The Sultanate of Oman

    The Sultanate of Oman [Hardback]

    Sabine Weiss (Author)

    $38.50

    ISBN: 9783201019934
    Published by : ADEVA
    "The Sultanate of Oman is a fascinating country of great scenic diversity. It was a land of mystery in ancient times, from where the coveted frankincense came.

    Since 1970, the beginning of Sultan Qaboos’ rule, Om... .... Learn More
  6. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Paperback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9789088902857
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2... .... Learn More
  7. Giovanni Spadolini: la questione ebraica e lo stato d’Israele

    Giovanni Spadolini: la questione ebraica e lo stato d’Israele: Una lunga coerenza [Paperback]

    Valentino Baldacci (Author)

    $29.50

    ISBN: 9788859612841
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Biblioteca della Nuova Antologia
    During his long career as historian, journalist, politician and statesman, Giovanni Spadolini paid constant attention to the Jewish question. For this reason he looked with growing interest to the State of Israel not only as protagonist of the eve... .... Learn More
  8. Fibs, Facts and Farces

    Fibs, Facts and Farces: Tales from the Arab World [Paperback]

    John Carter (Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9780957023345
    Published by : Barzipan Publishing
    The recent history of the Arab World presents a dismal story of pain, horror, and suffering. The causes are many and the blame game endless. However, the happy experiences of one Englishman throw a quite contrary light on current ... .... Learn More
  9. Anywhere but Saudi Arabia!

    Anywhere but Saudi Arabia!: Experiences of a Once Reluctant Expat [Paperback]

    Kathy Cuddihy (Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9780956708137
    Published by : Barzipan Publishing
    When Bechtel offered Sean Cuddihy a transfer to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1976, his wife Kathy agreed to go along on one condition: that it was only for two years, not a minute longer. This reluctant commitment turned into a 24-year... .... Learn More

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