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- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96
Examines the social, cultural and ethical dimensions of heritage research and practice, and the underlying international politics of protecting cultural and natural resources around the globe. Focuses on ethnographic and embedded perspectives, as well as a commitment to ethical engagement Appeals to a broad audience, from archaeologists to heritage... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 59.08
Patricia Hertel beleuchtet die Iberische Halbinsel als historische Kontaktzone mit dem Islam, indem sie den Umgang mit der islamischen Vergangenheit im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert analysiert. Anhand von Geschichtsschreibung, Arabistik, Architektur, nationaler Mythologie, Festkultur und Kolonialdiskursen ergründet sie die vielfältigen und widersprüchlichen... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 53.70
Um ihre Interessen im neugeschaffenen polnischen Staat zu vertreten, nutzten polnische Veteranen des Ersten Weltkriegs nach 1918 Kontakte und Wissen, die sie durch ihre Mitarbeit in internationalen Veteranenverbände (FIDAC, CIAMAC) gewannen. Sie kämpften für eine angemessene soziale Versorgung, aber auch gegen einen neuen Krieg. more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 28.00
Almost 100 years after the Treaty of Versailles was signed, World War I continues to be badly understood and greatly oversimplified. Its enormous impact on the world in terms of international diplomacy and politics, and the ways in which future military engagements would evolve, be fought, and ultimately get resolved have been ignored. With this reader... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
This collection of essays expands the focus of Enlightenment studies to include countries outside the core nations of France, Germany and Britain. Notions of sociability and cosmopolitanism are explored as ways in which people sought to improve society. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 50.00
Preoccupation with the EU's internal affairs risks ignoring the extent to which Europe itself will now be shaped by foreign affairs. The future of Europe lies in its own hands only if it organizes itself to adjust to events in a world diplomatic system over which it can hope to have only limited control. The global setting in which Europe will have... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00
This book, first published in 2005, explores why China and Europe's development of state systems began similarly but experienced opposite outcomes. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 168.00
Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax paid by workers and social security contributions levied on employees and their employers in OECD countries. In addition, this annual publication specifies family benefits paid as cash transfers. Amounts of taxes and benefits are detailed program by program, for eight household types which differ... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 85.00
Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition arguing that it will ultimately lead to greater poverty and the destruction of unique human cultures. Varieties of World Making tackles the issue from a different... more...