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  • Faust: Part Oneby J. W. von Goethe; David Luke

    OUP Oxford 1987; US$ 5.99

    The legend of Faust grew up in the sixteenth century, a time of transition between medieval and modern culture in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater knowledge; over a period of 60 years he produced one of the... more...

  • Hand of Evilby J.A. Jance

    Touchstone 2007; US$ 7.99

    In this heart stopping New York Times bestseller, Jance weaves a masterful story of suspense that travels over generations, revealing two very different women with one horrifying secret. With his hand trapped in the door of a speeding car, a man struggles to remain upright as he?s dragged along a deserted stretch of San Juan Road in Phoenix?s South... more...

  • Memories Before and After the Sound of Musicby Agathe von Trapp

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49

    Agathe von Trapp, the oldest daughter in the Trapp Family Singers, offers readers the real story behind an American classic in her poignant and fascinating autobiography Memories Before and After The Sound of Music. The courageous family and events immortalized in the beloved Broadway musical and hit Hollywood film come vibrantly alive in these... more...

  • Faust: Part Twoby J. W. von Goethe; David Luke

    OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 7.99

    Loosely connected with Part One and the German legend of Faust, Part Two is a dramatic epic rather than a strictly constructed drama. It is conceived as an act of homage to classical Greek culture and inspired above all by the world of story-telling and myth at the heart of the Greek tradition, as well as owing some of its material to the Arabian... more...

  • Griechische Studienby Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 158.54

    In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic... more...

  • Efficient Monopoliesby Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 139.99

    This book presents startling evidence that state monopolies can produce better outcomes than the free market. It provides an empirical comparison of the property insurance market in five European countries: Britain, Spain, France, Switzerland, and Germany. The market and cost structures of insurers in each country are described, and particular features... more...

  • Politische Partizipationby Hansjörg Reinau; Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.82

    Political participation ? individual citizens taking part in the body politic ? is a globally accepted ideal. But opinions differ about how to put this ideal into practice, leading to a variety of forms and implementations. The essays in this volume chart the tension at different times and places, from the discovery of citizen participation... more...

  • Agricolaby Josef Delz; Jürgen Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 21.09

    The life and deeds of Gnaeus Iulius Agricola ? governor of the Roman province of Britannia under the Flavian emperors ? are best retold by his son-in-law, Tacitus. Tacitus describes not only the successful Roman campaigns in Britannia, but also the characteristics of the country. Thus, his Agricola is one of most elemental sources for... more...

  • Self-Determination and Secession in International Lawby Christian Walter; Antje von Ungern-Sternberg; Kavus Abushov

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 124.99

    Recent events in places like Kosovo and Geogia have put the spotlight on the international law of self-determination and secession. However, the definition of these concepts and the conditions for their application are unclear. This book sheds light on the meaning of self-determination and secession, with reference to four key post-Soviet regions. more...

  • Gesetzgebung in antiken Gesellschaftenby Leonhard Burckhardt; Klaus Seybold; Jürgen Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 147.97

    This comparison of ancient legislative processes looks at several examples. Josiah?s reforms in Jerusalem and Solon's laws in Athens are analyzed; the development of three legal codes are compared: Deuteronomy (5 th Book of Moses), Gortyn in Crete and the Twelve Tables in Rome; and ancient legislation on asylum is considered. The ensuing... more...