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  • Fetishism and Cultureby Hartmut Böhme

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.92

    Hartmut Böhme?s study of fetishism spans all the way from Christian image magic in the Middle Ages to fetishistic practices in fashion, advertising, sport and popular culture today. In it he provides a thorough exploration of religion, magic, idolatry, sexuality and consumption, charting the mental, scientific and artistic processes through... more...

  • Transformationen antiker Wissenschaftenby Georg Toepfer; Hartmut Böhme

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 117.17

    Antiquity saw the development of influential forms of the creation and organization of knowledge, not just in social and theoretical terms, but also with regard to the practice of research. These forms of knowledge and their transformations are the focus of this volume. The subject is not the simple recognition of the reception of ancient... more...

  • War in Wordsby Marco Formisano; Hartmut Böhme

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 117.17

    Although the paradoxical reality of warfare may elude definition, since antiquity war has been a constitutive element of Western culture; seen from a historical perspective, it gives access to a broad array of tensions between various models of knowledge and different kinds of tradition. The essays in this volume approach the phenomenon... more...

  • Übersetzung und Transformationby Hartmut Böhme; Christof Rapp; Wolfgang Rösler

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 117.17

    Translations play a decisive role as the basis and trigger for more complex transformations ? both in the construction of science and for literature. In the fine arts and archaeology, it is a question of enquiring into forms of ?translation? which bear resemblances to the functioning of textual translations although they are not based on... more...

  • Contingentiaby Hartmut Böhme; Werner Röcke; Ulrike C. A. Stephan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 85.20

    The role of chance in historiography is a major question for the analysis of cultural transformations. Its main subject are the transformations of contingentia itself, which has undergone substantial changes in its mythical forms (as Tyche or Fortuna) as well in its historical expressions in philosophy, theology, politics, sciences, literature... more...

  • Wissen in Literatur im 19. Jahrhundertby Lutz Danneberg; Friedrich Vollhardt; Hartmut Böhme; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 149.14

    The theme of this volume, 'knowledge in literature', refers not to the way in which literature communicates cultural phenomena, events, and norms regulating or reflecting everyday action and behaviour. Instead, it focuses on the 'new knowledge' about nature and the human animal produced (or rejected) in individual branches of science and... more...

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