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  • ?Ich bin so jung und die Welt ist so alt?by Franziska Sperr

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 12.95

    Schreibend die Arbeits- und Lebenswelt erfahren - Schüler und Autoren entwickeln gemeinsam eine Geschichte. »Ich bin so jung, und die Welt ist so alt« - unter dem von Georg Büchner entlehnten Motto haben acht Autorinnen und Autoren an Grund-, Mittel- und Gesamtschulen in acht Bundesländern gemeinsam mit Schülerinnen und Schülern Geschichten erarbeitet.... more...

  • Die Mathematik im Denken und Dichten von Novalisby Franziska Bomski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Mathematics plays an important part in Novalis?s work that has been underappreciated until now. This study reconstructs and contextualizes Novalis?s sources and analyzes selected passages from Notes for a Romantic Encyclopedia (Das Allgemeine Brouillon) and from his novel fragment Heinrich von Ofterdingen. It presents Novalis?s treatment of mathematics... more...

  • Cuban Health Careby Steven Ullmann; Mary Helen Spooner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    Cuba?s health care system has been the subject of much attention and debate while revealing jarring contrasts: hospitals lack supplies while Cuba?s overseas medical missions generate good will towards the Castro government. As officials make cutbacks amid reported outbreaks of infectious diseases, what does the future hold for Cuban health care?... more...

  • Graceby Linn Ullmann

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95

    Johan has sometimes been fortunate but never particularly successful: he lost his job for a breach of professional integrity, and he and his son haven?t spoken in eight years. His greatest happiness?his grace?is his competent, confident wife Mai, who loves him unreservedly. Now, with six months to live, and with Mai?s help, he intends to die well.... more...

  • A Blessed Childby Linn Ullmann

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95

    A Blessed Child is a haunting parable of innocence lost from the internationally acclaimed author of Grace and Stella Descending. Every summer Isak Lövenstad gathers his three daughters by different wives to the windswept Baltic island of Hammarsö. Here Erika, Laura, and Molly find a sense of family and friendship, although nothing can match... more...

  • Stella Descendingby Linn Ullmann

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00

    Stella descends, over and over, in the course of this haunting novel. She falls from the womb, since her mother gives birth standing up; she falls for Martin, who delivers her new green sofa and refuses to leave; she falls ill and eventually recovers; but her biggest fall, the descent that suffuses her story, is a plunge to her death off a nine-story... more...

  • The Carolingian Renaissance and the Idea of Kingship (Routledge Revivals)by Walter Ullmann

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    In his Birkbeck Lectures, first published in 1969, Professor Ullmann throws new light on a familiar subject. He shows that the Carolingian renaissance had a wider and deeper meaning than has often been thought, especially in its political and ideological aspects. Displaying his mastery of both primary and secondary sources, Professor Ullmann presents... more...

  • The Medieval Idea of Law as Represented by Lucas de Penna (Routledge Revivals)by Walter Ullmann

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Upon its original publication in 1946, this work represented a new approach to medieval studies, offering indispensable analysis to the historian of legal, political and social ideas. Research into the original sources leads the author through unexplored realms of medieval thought. By contrasting contemporary opinions with those of his central figure,... more...

  • Law and Politics in Middle Agesby Walter Ullmann

    Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 41.00

    The purpose of this book is to put before the reader an overall conspectus of the sources from which political ideas took their origin. more...

  • Stella Descendingby Linn Ullmann

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.13

    From the author of Before You Sleep, this brilliantly evocative second novel tells a story of life in a fabled metropolis. Perfectly capturing the loneliness that haunts all our intimacies, it becomes a fable of life everywhere. more...