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  • Dictionaryby Claus Peter Zoller

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 266.00

    Volume 1 of A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani contains around 8.000 lemmata, many of which are supplemented with parallels from adjacent dialects, from other Dardic, from Nuristani, Indo-Aryan, Iranian, Dravidian and Munda languages, and from Burushaski. The lemmata have been, wherever possible, provided with information about... more...

  • Handbuch zu den "Kinder- und Hausmärchen" der Brüder Grimmby Hans-Jörg Uther

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    The Handbook documents all of the stories published during the lifetime of the Brothers Grimm. Each story is accompanied by extensive commentary. Special attention is paid to the ongoing life of the stories and the processes of revitalization they have experienced across the most diverse range of literary genres and audiovisual media.... more...

  • Dämonenglaube im Islamby Tobias Nünlist

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    The belief in demons is widespread in Islamic societies. Demons are frequently cited in the Koran and the Words of the Prophet . The author traces their history using Arabic and Persian sources. Demons occur with special frequency in ?boundary situations?? whether spatial, temporal, or moral. The examined sources yield important insights... more...

  • Die Fotomontage im faschistischen Italienby Nanni Baltzer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This publication investigates for the first time the official, private, and commercial role of photomontage in Italian fascist propaganda. By linking political iconography to iconology as a historical hermeneutic method and to the aesthetics of reception, the author shows the meaning of numerous montages, generating insights about the... more...

  • C. Marius Victorinus, ?Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica?by Thomas Riesenweber

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 266.00

    As accompaniments to the edition of the Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica (BT), these volumes provide prolegomena and a critical commentary. The first volume lists for the first time all extant textual sources with their stemmatic interrelationships. It traces the reception history of the Commenta from late antiquity through modern era.... more...

  • Actions, Reasons and Reasonby Marco Iorio; Ralf Stoecker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Through the whole history of mankind philosophers have taken pride in being reasonable agents. Rüdiger Bittner, one of the internationally most renowned German philosophers and winner of the Gottlob Frege award 2011, has developed a surprisingly different picture: We are much more part than master of the universe. The volume discusses... more...

  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study focuses on the long-neglected relation between metal deposit and find spot. It examines the spatial dimension of Copper and Bronze Age deposit practices between the Danube and Po rivers from a socio-archeological perspective. more...

  • Soziologie der Kommunikationby Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00

    Scholars began to reflect about the social changes brought about by communication and mass media in the 20 th century. This book relates conceptions of the sociology of communication drawn from the works of classical sociologists, including Max Weber, Ferdinand Tönnies, Ernst Mannheim, Jürgen Habermas, and Thomas Luckmann to contemporary... more...

  • §§ 300-329by Wolfgang Büscher; Hartmut Rensen; Rolf A. Schütze

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 336.00

    Now in its fourth edition, the Wieczorek/Schütze legal commentary is a virtual institution in the field of civil procedure. This fourteen-volume guide once again sets the standard for legal reference works. Based on solid legal scholarship, it comprehensively considers practical requirements and needs in relation to civil procedure.... more...

  • Fenestra prospectivaby Gerd Blum; Kurt W. Forster

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Vistas across the land, the landscape, and the garden are a particular hallmark of the Italian palaces and villas of the early modern era. The author of this book provides the first detailed documentation of the Renaissance reconstruction of the antique discourse on vistas of ideal places and architecturally staged and framed views. ... more...