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- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99
This masterwork of satire is a must-read for anyone who has ever rolled their eyes at the soft-focus, heavily romanticized histories of Europe's origins that were popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In Anatole France's hilarious account, a half-blind missionary lands on a remote island and immediately sets about converting all... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 234.00
Cet ouvrage entend demontrer qu'une solide culture de l'ecriture de l'histoire existait dans la Syrie du 2e/8e siecle, et propose de nouvelles approches methodologiques afin d'offrir un acces vers cette historiographie perdue, tiraillee entre memoire et oubli. En etudiant la fabrique des heros omeyyades ou des mythes d'origines... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Gallant knights, blushing maidens, tyrannical lords, damsels in distress, feats of courage, love pure and true -- you'll find all of this and more in this enchanting collection of tales from France's medieval period. Selected from the classic twelfth-century text Lais of Marie de France and rendered in an engaging English translation, this... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 266.00
Building on new interest in the study of memory and Islamic historiography and including interdisciplinary perspectives from Arabic literature, art, and archaeology, the papers in this book consider the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain, and highlight the shaping of our knowledge of the Umayyad past. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00
First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
The Crusades and the Expansion of Catholic Christendom, 1000-1714 is a fascinating and accessible survey that places the medieval Crusades in their European context, and examines, for the first time, their impact on European expansion. Taking a unique approach that focuses on the motivation behind the Crusades, John France chronologically examines... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
Embeds our understanding of youth question within a historical context. This book shows how ideas of past political action, in conjunction with diverse paradigms of social science disciplines, have shaped modern conceptions of youth question. It shows how youth question in late modernity is being shaped. more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 131.00
The business of telecommunications is currently undergoing a period of change driven by changes in regulation, increasing demands for services and the development of new access technologies. The market structure of telecommunications is evolving rapidly as new players entering the market and existing players strive to complete in an increasingly volatile... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2000; US$ 60.00
This book, written by a team of experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive account of the ways in which translation has brought the major literature of the world into English-speaking culture. Part I discusses theoretical issues and gives an overview of the history of translation into English. Part II, the bulk of the work, arranged by language... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Mercenaries have always had a poor press. Theirs is one of the world's oldest professions, but the very word has profoundly negative connotations of infidelity and ruthlessness. But if they were like this, were they so different from soldiers? more...