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    DescriptionYemen's archaeological treasures tell the story of a rich pre-Islamic civilisation of international significance. Alessandro de Maigret, doyen of the archaeologists of the region, sifts through all the archaeological evidence to present a definitive account of the evolution of a civilisation of high significance. Since its publication in Italian in 1996, this work has gained an international reputation as a valuable work of scholarship - indeed, the key text on southern Arabian archaeology.


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    Title
    Arabia Felix
    Subtitle
    An Exploration of the Archaeological History of Yemen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alessandro De Maigret, By (author) Tony Wilkinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 405
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906768041
    ISBN 10: 1906768048
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    LC classification: DS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBXY
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBXY
    DC22: 939.49
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Over 150 maps and illustrations
    Publisher
    STACEY INTERNATIONAL
    Imprint name
    STACEY INTERNATIONAL
    Publication date
    16 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Alessandro de Maigret, a leading figure among European scholars of Arabian archaeology, has been since 1980 director of the Italian archaeological mission ISMEO in Yemen, where his discoveries have helped reconstruct the prehistory of that country. De Maigret is a professor of Near Eastern archaeology at the Instituto Universitario Orientale, in Naples. Professor Tony Wilkinson, or the Department of Archaeology in the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East at Durham University was former director the British Archaeological Expedition to Iraq and has lectured at Chicago and Edinburgh Universities and is a fellow of the British Academy.