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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 13.69
Die Reformation brach - nach Vorankündigungen im Spätmittelalter - die religiöse Einheit Europas auf. In der Folge entwickelten sich in Böhmen, in der calvinistischen Schweiz, in Skandinavien, den Generalstaaten der Niederlande oder in England unterschiedlichste Ausprägungen von Kirchen und Religion. Aber auch die politische Landkarte wurde grundstürzend... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2013; US$ 99.00
The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This collection of essays traces the concept of humanity through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00
In a new edition, Karin Tebben presents Nordau?s best-known work ?Degeneration? (?Entartung,? 1892/93), which focuses on the modern pathologies of artistic modernism. Together with Nietzsche, Nordau is one of the most influential thought leaders of a tradition that, as it developed further, had a problematic influence not only on the National Socialist... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 30.03
The medieval earldoms of Orkney and Caithness were positioned between two worlds, the Norwegian and the Scottish. They were a maritime lordship divided, or united, by the turbulent waters of the Pentland Firth. This unlikely combination of island and mainland territory survived as a single lordship for 600 years, against the odds. Growing out of the... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 24.99
By setting traditions and thinkers such as Zoroaster, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Gautama Buddha, Confucius, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle side by side, we are able to see more clearly the questions with which they struggled, their similarities and differences, and how their ideas have influenced religious thought down to our day. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
The plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries has inspired interpretations in every genre and medium. This book offers perspectives on the ways in which practitioners have used Renaissance drama to address contemporary concerns and reach new audiences. It provides a resource for those interested in the creative reception of Renaissance drama. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50
Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
What is the world of the 21st century like now that the centrality of the West is no longer given? How were the societies and cultures of today's world together with their interconnections forged, and what is driving human society in our times? In short, what is the state of the world today as we enter the second decade of the 21st century? This is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.' - Karl Popper, from the Preface All Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-five years of his life. This collection illuminates Popper's process of working... more...