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  • Global Heritageby Lynn Meskell

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Der erinnerte Halbmondby Patricia Hertel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Der lange Sommer der Theorieby Philipp Felsch

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Theorie ? von dem Wort ging seit den sechziger Jahren ein magisches Leuchten aus. Theorie war ein Wahrheitsanspruch, ein Glaubensartikel und ein Lebensstil. Doch woher kam die Faszination für die gefährlichen Gedanken? Warum zogen sie Legionen von Lesern in ihren Bann? Philipp Felsch erzählt in seinem grandios geschriebenen Buch von den Utopien, den... more...

  • Kriege ohne Grenzenby Nadine Ansorg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    ?In den letzten Jahrzehnten ist ein Wandel im Kriegsgeschehen zu verzeichnen, der sich auch auf die Kriegsforschung auswirkt.Prozesse der staatlichen Entgrenzung und Denationalisierung führten zu neuen Formen der Kriegsführung. Damit verbunden sind auch eine Regionalisierung und Transnationalisierung von Krieg und die Entstehung von regionalen Konfliktsystemen.... more...

  • Europe in the Worldby Dr Maurice Keens-Soper

    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...

  • Original Zinnby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Historian, activist, and bestselling author Howard Zinn has been interviewed by David Barsamian for public radio numerous times over the past decade. Original Zinn is a collection of their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States at his most engaging and provocative. Touching on such diverse topics... more...

  • Washington Diplomacyby John Shaw

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    60+ interviews from the Washington Diplomat give insights into the forces intersecting and reflecting in the world today. more...

  • The Century for Young Peopleby Peter Jennings; Todd Brewster

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive. Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers! The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey... more...

  • The Great Powers (Routledge Revivals)by Max Beloff

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This re-issued work, first published in 1959, is a collection of essays by British historian Max Beloff, designed to help us to understand and interpret the political problems of the twentieth century. The essays are divided into three key areas: the challenges and limitations of interpretation from a historian's perspective, the appropriate scale... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Modern Worldby William R. Keylor

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 300.00

    Covering the beginnings of the 20th century up to the present day with great detail and depth, more than 8,000 entries contain comprehensive information unavailable in any other similar volume. This highly detailed encyclopedia spans the full extent of world history since 1900, including world leaders, diplomacy, conflicts, government, explorers, inventions,... more...