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- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 70.50
De Griekse atletiek bloeide als nooit tevoren onder het imperium Romanum. Gedurende de eerste eeuwen van de christelijke jaartelling werden in grote delen van het Middellandse Zeegebied ? in ItaliŽ, Griekenland, Klein-AziŽ, de Levant en Egypte ? talrijke sportwedstrijden georganiseerd waarbij hardlopers, boksers, worstelaars, pankratiasten en vijfkampers... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 11.99
To whom does the past belong? Is the archeologist who discovers a lost tomb a sort of hero--or a villain? If someone steals a relic from a museum and returns it to the ruin it came from, is she a thief? Written in his trademark lyrical style, Craig Childs's riveting new book is a ghost story--an intense, impassioned investigation into the nature of... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00
This collection assesses genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage in a set of disparate travel narratives spanning the medieval to early modern eras. It assesses the possibilities for cultural translation as travelers witness, craft, and imagine desired, fearful, and sacred lands. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 45.00
The experiences of children growing up in Britain during Victorian times are often misunderstood to be either idyllic or wretched. Yet, the reality was more wide-ranging than most imagine. Here, in colorful detail and with firsthand accounts, Frost paints a complete picture of Victorian childhood that illustrates both the difficulties and pleasures... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 65.00
Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history. This book, the second in a roughly chronological series, explores the evolution of science from the advents of Christianity and Islam through the Middle Ages, focusing especially on the historical relationship between science... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
In a world torn by political strife, mediation and conflict resolution offer hope for global stability. This timely book examines the peace processes in Northern Ireland, where a peace negotiation has been enacted, and the Middle East, a region still in need of peace. Beginning with a review of the literature and theory relevant to peace and conflict... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.67
The Mediterranean has nurtured three of the most dazzling civilisations of antiquity, witnessed the birth or growth of three of our greatest religions and links three of the world's six continents. To the peoples living around its periphery, it has served at various times as a cradle and a grave, a bond and a barrier, a blessing and a battlefield.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 170.00
The Routledge History of Slavery is a landmark publication that provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of slavery from ancient Greece to the present day. Taking stock of the field of Slave Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few decades of study in this crucial field. Offering... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 18.00
Soon to be a major television series on the Discovery Channel! Ninety years have passed since the outbreak of World War I, yet as military historian Hew Strachan argues in this brilliant and authoritative new book, the legacy of the ?war to end all wars? is with us still. The First World War was a truly global conflict from the start, with many... more...