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- Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 18.42
Hauptbeschreibung Todorov ist einer der bedeutendsten Intellektuellen Europas, seine Schrift ist eine meisterhafte Tour d'horizon durch Geschichte, Politik und Philosophie - und ein echter "Werkzeugkasten" zur Entschlüsselung der Herausforderungen unserer Zeit. "Der Kampf der Kulturen sähe so aus: die westlichen Demokratien auf der einen, der Islam... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 51.60
Hauptbeschreibung Der Band wirft Schlaglichter auf die Bedeutung jüdischen Denkens für die Entwicklung der nationalen Kulturen Europas und einer europäischen Kultur vom Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts bis in die Gegenwart. Im Anschluss an Hannah Arendts Begriff von der "verborgenen Tradition" zeigen die einzelnen Beiträge die Gemeinsamkeit der vielfältigen... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00
This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication between both... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 27.99
What and where and who is Europe? This unique collection contends that Europe cannot be defined as simply a particular geographic location or a group of citizens who inhabit the same place and share a culture. Instead, Europe is a question to be answered by the teachers and students who study it. A collaborative and multidisciplinary collection, Engaging... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
In The West at War, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together renowned scholars and public policy experts to reflect on perhaps the most pressing problem of our time?the West's increasingly bloody conflict with forces that seek nothing less than its destruction. In eleven provocative chapters, contributors deal with the internal challenges and external... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Cultural identity is a key area of debate in contemporary Europe. Despite widespread use of the past in the construction of ethnic, national and European identity, theories of cultural identity have been neglected in archaeology. Focusing on the interrelationships between concepts of cultural identity today and the interpretation of past cultural... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 39.99
Although the Information Age is often described as a new era, its conceptual roots stretch back to the profound changes that occurred during the Age of Reason and Revolution. This title argues that the key to the present era lies in understanding the systems developed in the 18th and early 19th centuries to gather and communicate information. more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes. Drawing on historical episodes ranging from antiquity to the recent past, and combining them with literary examples and personal reflections,... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 27.95
You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas... more...