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Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 2 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 13-24, all published in 2006< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 3 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 25-36, all published in 2007< Less
Alberta History: THE OLD NORTH TRAIL (Cree Trail) - 15,000 Years of Indian History: Prehistoric to 1750 By Joachim Fromhold
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In the 1890's stories were circulating that at one time there had existed a 'North Trail', used by the aboriginal population and extending from the Arctic to Mexico. Historians generally... More > discounted this as a myth. As late as the 1970's the OLD NORTH TRAIL was said to be a myth. In 1971 the Author published research that indicated that such a trail did in fact exist and had a documentable history. This publication takes that documented history back to the prehistoric period and on to the early historic period of Alberta and Montana. The book describes the trail and the location of the trail, suplemented with photos, and documents the events and use of the trail and portions of the trail as known to 1750 with numerous photographs. 203 pages. A following publication will cover the more recent history of the trail. known to< Less
Ages of the Giants By Jason Jarrell & Sarah Farmer
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For more than a century now across the eastern portion of North America, burials of ancient people who possessed a very tall stature have been uncovered. Ages of the Giants utilizes actual... More > archaeological reports and the records of American Antiquarians, along with numerous historical chronicles and press accounts to document the cultures of a distinct sub-population of large, powerfully-built individuals of extraordinary height who inhabited ancient North America for thousands of years. The product of a decade of research, including fieldwork at ancient sites and the study of thousands of pages of archaeological literature, Ages of the Giants traces the history of the ancient Tall Ones across four millennia, and features in-depth descriptions of the cultures they founded, as well as their traditions, cosmology, and settlement patterns.< Less
Exploring Murcia Cehegin By Clive and Rosie Palmer Palmer
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This short book looks at the town of Cehegin and how it has developed over time. The main part of the book is a description of the historic remains of the town of Begastri (near Cehegin) from... More > Iberian through Roman and Visigoth times. The history of the town is then looked at through the exhibits in the town's Archaeological Museum. Finally, there is a description of some of Cehegin's historic buildings which can be seen walking round the town.< Less
Alberta History Jasper National Park: 10,000 Years of Indian History Part 2 - 1750 to 1850 By Joachim Fromhold
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This is Volume 2 in a series on the Indian history of Jasper, covering the early historical period of 1750-1850. The human history of Jasper has historically and archaeologically always differed from... More > that of the rest of the province. Such was still the case at the beginnings of this period, though changes were now on the way, as the Cree, Iroquoias, traders and "Freemen" began to push into this moutain fastness. Though no longer isolated, the Jasper area continued to be distinct, with a mixture of a variety of ethnic groups who eventually came to meld and identify largely as Cree.< Less
The Dendrochronology and Art History of a sample of 16th and 17th Century Painted Ceilings By Anne Crone et al.
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After inheriting an extensive collection of painted ceilings, beams and floorboards from the Ministry of Works, Historic Environment Scotland in collaboration with AOC Archaeology commissioned a... More > report into their art-history and dendrochronology. These traditional building materials have never been studied from either perspective before, and this innovative project provides new research into their art-history, the historic timber trade and the development of decorative timber and painting styles from the 16th century.< Less
Cleopatra -- Complete By Georg Ebers
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Georg Moritz Ebers (Berlin, March 1, 1837 – Tutzing,... More > Bavaria, August 7, 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers Papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873–74. Now in the Library of the University of Leipzig, the Ebers Papyrus is among the most important ancient Egyptian medical papyri. It is one of two of the oldest preserved medical documents anywhere—the other being the Edwin Smith Papyrus (ca. 1600 BCE).At Göttingen he studied jurisprudence, and at Berlin Oriental languages and archaeology. Having made a special study of Egyptology, he became in 1865 Dozent in Egyptian language and antiquities at Jena, becoming professor in 1868. In 1870 he was appointed professor in these subjects at Leipzig. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Ebers< Less
Barbara Blomberg -- Complete By Georg Ebers
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Georg Moritz Ebers (Berlin, March 1, 1837 – Tutzing,... More > Bavaria, August 7, 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers Papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873–74. Now in the Library of the University of Leipzig, the Ebers Papyrus is among the most important ancient Egyptian medical papyri. It is one of two of the oldest preserved medical documents anywhere—the other being the Edwin Smith Papyrus (ca. 1600 BCE).At Göttingen he studied jurisprudence, and at Berlin Oriental languages and archaeology. Having made a special study of Egyptology, he became in 1865 Dozent in Egyptian language and antiquities at Jena, becoming professor in 1868. In 1870 he was appointed professor in these subjects at Leipzig. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Ebers< Less
Serapis -- Complete By Georg Ebers
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Georg Moritz Ebers (Berlin, March 1, 1837 – Tutzing,... More > Bavaria, August 7, 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers Papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873–74. Now in the Library of the University of Leipzig, the Ebers Papyrus is among the most important ancient Egyptian medical papyri. It is one of two of the oldest preserved medical documents anywhere—the other being the Edwin Smith Papyrus (ca. 1600 BCE).At Göttingen he studied jurisprudence, and at Berlin Oriental languages and archaeology. Having made a special study of Egyptology, he became in 1865 Dozent in Egyptian language and antiquities at Jena, becoming professor in 1868. In 1870 he was appointed professor in these subjects at Leipzig. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Ebers< Less

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