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- OUP Oxford 1987; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.39
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...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
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...
- Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 32.95
Are NATOs mutual security commitments strong enough today to deter all adversaries? Is the nuclear umbrella as credible as it was during the Cold War? Backed by the full range of US and allied military capabilities, NATOs mutual defense treaty has been enormously successful, but todays commitments are strained by military budget cuts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 88.95
At a time when strategic spatial planning is undergoing a renaissance in Europe, The Visual Language of Spatial Planning makes a unique contribution to this rapidly growing area of teaching and research. Discussing the relevant theoretical perspectives on policy-making and planning, combined with cartographic communication and the use of cartographic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00
Defying the general belief that American citizenship is in decline, Sanford claims that Generation X is actually taking positions of civic leadership and authority as Baby Boomers retire. By exploring traditional instruments of social capital, civic culture and political science, she attempts to make us understand this maligned generation better. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 181.11
The obvious gaps in standardisation in German baroque poetics are partially filled by poetological prefaces. Despite this, however, taught genre norms remain quite tentative. This absence of binding norms affords an artistic latitude, the significance of which has hitherto been underestimated. The study provides a systematic analysis of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 138.48
This study deals with the origins of kingship among the Germanic speaking barbarians. Its starting point is a long overdue methodical review of the old view that the kingship of the Migration Period is to be regarded as a kingship based on military power and distinguished from an older, sacral based popular kingship. On the basis of recent... more...