Menschen – Reisen – Forschungen

“Menschen - Reisen - Forschungen. Wissenschaftsgeschichte aus Ägypten” is a new series published by the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo. It comprises biographical works about individual researchers and travellers in Egypt, especially in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The extensive material from the archives of the Institute in Cairo is thereby made available to a growing readership with an interest in the scientific history of oriental countries. Each volume in this series is scientifically sound, extensively illustrated and written in an accessible style.
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Ibrahim, Tarek

Shepheard’s of Cairo

The Birth of the Oriental Grand Hotel

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 120 p., hardback
49,00 €

The book provides a comprehensive survey and analysis of the art, architecture and design of the legendary Shepheard’s Hotel of Cairo. Until recently, there had been little...

Herausgegeben von Jana Helmbold-Doyé und Thomas L. Gertzen mit einem Beitrag von Caris-Beatrice Arnst

Reise durch Nubien – Fotos einer Expedition um 1900

Travels in Nubia – Photographs of an expedition around 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 192 p., hardback
49,00 €

Nubia around 1900, sunken worlds on rediscovered photographs from the Egyptian Museum Berlin; in the course of indexing the museum's photographic archive, 340 photographs from an...

Lehnert, Isolde

Zur Kur an den Nil

Die Ägyptenreise von Max und Otto Meyerhof im Winter 1900/01

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
69,00 €

„Zur Kur an den Nil“ is the commented edition of a travelogue from winter 1900/01 written by the German-Jewish Ophthalmologist and Orientalist Max Meyerhof (1874-1945). It was...

Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

Schmidt, Heike C.

Westcar on the Nile

A journey through Egypt in the 1820s

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
49,00 €

On November 6, 1823, four Englishmen disembarked in the harbour of Alexandria. In the succeeding ten months, they traveled up the Nile as far as the Second Cataract and, in the...