SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Special Issue on The Origins of Technology

Rennie, John. Scientific American Special Issue on The Origins of Technology. Scientific American, Inc., 1997. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26562) $10.00

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Well illustrated. 120p. Collection of articles. Contributors include: An Earlier Agricultural Revolution ( by Wilhelm G. Solheim II), Ancient Glazes (by Pamela B. Vandiver), Non-Euclidean Geometry Before Euclid (by Imre Toth) and An Ancient Greek Computer (by Derek J. de Solla Price).

ORIENTAL INSTITUTE: The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago

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Booklet describing the Oriental Institute’s research. Floor plan of the Oriental Institute Museum. Specific projects include the Nippur expedition, Khirbat Al-Karak, etc. Information on staff, membership, etc. Illustrated in B/W. 40p. French flaps.

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JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 47, January 1988, No. 1

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 47, January 1988, No. 1, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 47, January 1988, No. 1). University of Chicago Press, 1988. Unmarked. Illustrated. Very Good. Paperback. (#25073) $18.00

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Articles include: Shah Wali Allah’s Theory of the Subtle Spiritual Centers (Lata’if): A Sufi Model of Personhood and Self-Transformation by Marcia K. Hermansen; MLS HKRSYM in Phoenician Inscriptions from Cyprus, the QRSY in Arad, HKRSYM in Egypt, and BNY QYRS in the Bible by Yosel Garfinkel; A New Engraved Tridacna Shell from Kish by David S. Reese; The Historical Setting of the Uruk Prophecy by Jonathan A. Goldstein Book Reviews. 80p.