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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00
Los Angeles Times Dark Continent provides an alternative history of the twentieth century, one in which the triumph of democracy was anything but a forgone conclusion and fascism and communism provided rival political solutions that battled and sometimes triumphed in an effort to determine the course the continent would take. Mark Mazower strips... more...
- John Murray 2010; US$ 23.48
In 1933, at the age of 18, Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on an extraordinary journey by foot - from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the first volume in a trilogy recounting the trip, and takes the reader with him as far as Hungary.It is a book of compelling glimpses - not only of the events which were curdling Europe at that... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 19.99
Here is a fresh, provocative look at how a recognizable Europe came into being in the first millennium AD. With sharp analytic insight, Peter Heather explores the dynamics of migration and social and economic interaction that changed two vastly different worlds--the undeveloped barbarian world and the sophisticated Roman Empire--into remarkably similar... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 8.95
"An elegant and intelligent translation. The text provides a perfect solution to the problem of how to introduce students to Hegel in a survey course in the history of Western philosophy." Graham Parkes, University of Hawaii more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
A distant relative of the great American writer James Fenimore Cooper, Constance Fenimore Woolson emerged as an important female literary figure in the late-nineteenth century. In this fascinating volume, she recounts her extensive travels, offering readers a glimpse into a different era -- as well as the life of an independent woman during a time... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 52.06
Das Mittelalter kannte keine Scham: Rülpsende, furzende und promiske Zeitgenossen bevölkern populäre Filme und Bücher und prägen das moderne Mittelalterbild. Im Hintergrund dieser Vorstellungen stehen historisch-soziologische Theorien, die davon ausgehen, dass der Zivilisationsprozess seit der frühen Neuzeit zu einem signifikanten Ansteigen der Schamschwellen... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 75.00
Portugal produces little energy, all of it from renewable sources. But Portugals energy consumption is growing apace, and the country is increasingly dependent on imported energy. Portugals energy companies have been restructured and the government has begun the process of privatising them. In April 1999, the government set up a holding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
This collection of the writings of Leopold von Ranke was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke?s writings in the English language. Now updated with the needs of current students in mind, this edition includes previously untranslated materials, as well as a new introduction by Georg G. Iggers. more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 46.28
Auf seinen Reisen in die Südsee entdeckte James Cook im 18. Jahrhundert das polynesische Tabu. Missionare brachten dieses Wissen nach Europa. Wie es dann mit der Professionalisierung von Ethnologie und Psychoanalyse als wissenschaftliches Konzept Eingang in die europäische Kultur fand, erzählt Alexandra Przyrembel in ihrer Wissensgeschichte des Tabus.... more...