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Idema,Wilt L. (The Netherlands)
spec. Chinese literary history; Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Culture, Leiden University.

Volumes: 3

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Inalcik, Halil (Turkey)
spec. Ottoman history; Professor, Bilkent University; Emeritus Professor; Dept. of History, University of Chicago; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Turkish Academy of Sciences; Corresponding Member of the British Academy.

Volumes: 4, 5

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Iroko, A. Felix (Republic of Benin)
spec. African history; Professor, Benin National University, Abomey-Calavi.

Volumes: 5

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Itandala, Buluda A. (Tanzania)
spec. East African history; Professor, University of Dar es Salaam and Open University of Tanzania.

Volumes: 5

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Jakobson, Vladimir A. (Russian Federation)
spec. history of the Ancient Near East, cuneiform law; Head of the Group for the Philology of Ancient Orient, Oriental Institute, St Petersburg.

Volumes: 2

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Jelinek, Arthur J. (United States of America)
spec. prehistoric archaeology of western Asia; Professor, University of Arizona at Tucson.

Volumes: 1

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Jia Lanpo (formerly known as Chia L. P) (China)
spec. paleoanthropology; Professor, Shaanxi University and Xiamen University; Professor, Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica in Beijing. Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Academia Sinica).

Volumes: 1

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Joshi, Ramchandra V. (India)
spec. natural sciences as applied to archaeology, prehistoric archaeology of the coastal areas of India; Professor of Archaeology, Deccan College, Postgraduate and Research Institute.

Volumes: 1

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Jakobielski, Stefan (Poland)
spec. Coptic and Nubian studies, Christian archaeology; Professor, Catholic Academy of Theology, Warsaw; Member, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (Cairo).

Volumes: 3

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Kaelas, Lili (Sweden)
spec. European Neolithic, megaliths, post-glacial rock art; Guest Professor, Universities of Gothenburg and Oslo and the University of California (Los Angeles). Member, Göteborgs Kungl. Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälle (Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg).

Volumes: 1, 2

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Karageorghis, Vassos (Cyprus)
spec. Classical archaeology; Visiting Professor, Universities of Laval, Oxford, Ecole Française des Hautes Etudes, Princeton; Member, Royal Swedish Academy, Académie Des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres; Foreign member, Academy of Athens.

Volumes: 5

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Karayannopoulos, Yannis (Greece)
spec. Byzantine history; Corresp. Member, Austrian and Bulgarian Academies of Sciences; Emeritus Professor, University of Thessaloniki.

Volumes: 3, 4

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Karpov, Sergei P. (Russian Federation)
spec. economic and political history of Byzantium and Black Sea region in the 13th-15th centuries; Professor, Moscow State University; Director, Centre of Byzantine and Black Sea Studies, Moscow State University; President, Russian National Association of Medievalists.

Volumes: 4

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Katincharov, Roumen (Bulgaria)
spec. archaeology of prehistoric Bulgaria; former Scientific Secretary of the Archaeological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; Director-General of the State Culture Historical Heritage Union of the Committee of Culture.

Volumes: 2

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Khassuri, Majid (Iraq)
spec. Islamic law; member of the Iraqi delegation to the San Francisco Conference which laid down the United Nations; Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University; Member of the Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo; Member of the Iraqi Academy; President of the Shayhani Society of International Law.

Volumes: 4

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Kitromilides, Paschalis, M. (Greece)
spec. history of political thought, cultural history of South-eastern Europe; Professor of Political Science, University of Athens.

Volumes: 5

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Ki-Zerbo, J. (Burkina Faso)
spec. methods of teaching African history; Professor of History, University of Ouagadougou; Former Secretary-general of the Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES); President, Centre d’Études pour le developpement africain (C.E.D.A.); Ouagadougou; Editor, Volume I, General History of Africa, UNESCO

Volumes: 5

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Klengel, Horst (Germany)
spec. ancient Oriental history, Assyriology, Hittitology. Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin.

Volumes: 2

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Klima, Bohuslav (Czech Republic)
spec. Upper Palaeolithic in Central Europe; Director, Archaeological Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in Brno.

Volume: 1

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Kobayashi, Tatsuo (Japan)
spec. prehistory of Japan and ethnoarchaeology of north-west coast native peoples of North America; Professor, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo.

Volumes: 2

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Koshelenko, Gennadi A. (Russian Federation)
spec. early history of Western Central Asia, notably the study of the development of urban centres in that region during Hellenistic times; Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

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Kovacs, Tibor (Hungary)
spec. relations between Ancient Egypt and Black Africa, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar.

Volumes: 2

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Kozlov, Victor I. (Russian Federation)
spec. ethnodemography and ethnogeography; Professor and Chief Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 4

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Krafft, Fritz (Germany)
spec. history of science, reciprocity between science and civilization during Antiquity and the Renaissance; Director, Institute of the History of Pharmacy, Phillipps University (Marburg).

Volumes: 3

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Krzyzaniak, Lech (Poland)
spec. Egyptology (especially prehistoric); Director, Archaeological Museum at Poznan.

Volumes: 1

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Kusamitsu, Toshio (Japan)
spec. social and economic history of modern Britain; Professor of British Studies, University of Tokyo.

Volumes: 5

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La Fontinelle, Jacqueline Brunet Santerre de (France)
spec. Oceanic languages; Professor, Institut Des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris.

Volumes: 4

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Lam, Massamba (Senegal)
spec. relations between Ancient Egypt and Black Africa, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar.

Volumes: 2

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Lamberg-Karlovsky, C.C. (United States of America)
spec. archaeology of ancient Near East, Stephen Phillips Professor of Archaeology; Curator of Near Eastern archaeology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University.

Volumes: 2

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Lanfranchi, Raymond (France)
spec. archaeology of the Bantu world; Head of the Archaeology Department of CICIBA.

Volumes: 3

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Le Goff, Jacques (France)
spec. historical anthropology of medieval Western Europe; former President of The Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; Co-Director of the review Annales, Histoire, Sciences Sociales.

Volumes: 4

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Lebouthe, René (Belgium)
spec. Historical demography; socio-economic history of Early Modern and Modern Europe; Professor at the Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence-Italy.

Volumes: 4

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Leciejewicz, Lech (Poland)
spec. archaeology and history of Europe in Late Antiquity and Middle Ages; Professor, Institute of History of Material Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences and University of Wroclaw.

Volumes: 3

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Leclant, Jean (France)
spec. Egyptology; Honorary Professor at Collège de France; Permanent Secretary of the Académie Des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Paris.

Volumes: 2

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Li, Ogg (Korea)
spec. ancient history of Korea; Emeritus Professor, Dept. of East Asia, University of Paris VII; former Director, Centre d'Etudes Coréennes, Collège de France.

Volumes: 4

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Ling, Trevor Oswald (United Kingdom)
spec. Buddhism in mainland South-east Asia; Visiting Professor, Institute of South-east Asian Studies, Singapore.

Volumes: 3

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Litvak King, Jaime (Mexico)
spec. Mesoamerican archaeology; member of the Institute of Anthropological Research, University of Mexico.

Volumes: 3, 4

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Litvinsky, Boris A. (Russian Federation)
spec. history of Buddhism in Central Asia in the Medieval period; Chief, Section of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

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Liverani, Mario (Italy)
spec. history of the ancient Near East; Professor, University of Rome; Member, Academia Europaea.

Volumes: 2

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Loewe, Michael (United Kingdom)
spec. history and material culture of the Han period; Deputy Director, Needham Research Institute, Cambridge (UK).

Volumes: 3

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Lombard, Denys (France) (the late)
spec. history of South East Asia; Director of Studies, Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; Director, Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient.

Volumes: 4, 5

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Lonis, Raoul (France)
spec. ancient history; Professor, University of Nancy II.

Volumes: 3

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Lorandi, Ana María (Argentina)
spec Pre-Columbian Andean archaeology and ethnohistory; former Director, Institute of Anthropology, University of Buenos Aires; member of many international academic bodies.

Volumes: 4

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Lorenzo, José Luis (Mexico)
spec. prehistory of Central America; Chief, Department of Prehistory, Department for pre-Columbian Monuments, Department of the School of Restoration and Museology at INAH; Chief, Latin American Regional Centre for the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (UNESCO); Chairman, Archaeological Council, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH). Deceased.

Volumes: 1, 2

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Lumbreras Salcedo, Luis Guillermo (Peru)
spec. Pre-Columbian archaeology of the Andean region, Professor, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima.

Volumes: 1, 2, 3

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Lüning, Jens (Germany)
spec. Neolithic in Central Europe; Professor, University of Frankfurt am Main.

Volumes: 1

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