A vivid account of the men and women who revealed the treasures of Ancient Egypt to the world, from the first decipherment of hieroglyphics to the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
The Nile is one example of a large river interacting with a civilisation. A number of other rivers in China, in Mesopotamia and elsewhere share similarities with the Nile. Students of these other rivers may be interested in this Element.
For more than a century there have been conflicting claims to the use and resources of the Nile watercourse, an... Læs mere
This book investigates the water, land and energy nexus in the Nile basin.
Covering a range of peoples across the ages, this text explores masters of the Nile from the pharaohs to the modern-day Egyptians and beyond.
The Zambezi river basin is the fourth largest river basin in Africa and drains a total of some 1350.000 km2. This book contains 37 previously published papers on the Zambezi river basin, covering topics such as dam safety, rehabilitation and maint...
The Nile is the world's longest river and sustains the livelihoods of millions of people across ten countries in Africa. This book... Læs mere
Sir Samuel Baker (1821-93) was one of the most important British explorers of the nineteenth century. This 1867 journal tells... Læs mere
Sir Harry Johnston (1858-1927), was a British explorer and colonial administrator who became a key figure in the British Empire's... Læs mere
Sir Samuel Baker (1821-93) was one of the most famous Victorian explorers, and the memoir of his celebrated expedition,... Læs mere