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Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Jason Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, ... More


Fossil, Fuel: Manifesto for the Post-Oil Museum

Stephanie Lemenager

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0016
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the displays of oil’s prehistoric roots at the George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries in Los Angeles as a space in which existing conceptions of environmental history and ... More


Conclusion: Wonders in the Deep

Chris Barrett

in Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816874
eISBN:
9780191858567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816874.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

While Chapters 1–3 examine early modern texts that take the work of spatial representation as an opportunity to consider the labor, dangers, and possibilities of representation, the Conclusion (which ... More


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