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  • "1968" - Eine Wahrnehmungsrevolution?by Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 24.00

    Was the 1968 movement a cultural success but a political failure? The six studies compiled in this volume probe the structural changes and shifting boundaries of political life in the 1960s and 1970s to assess the impact of the 1968 movement. Among other phenomena, they examine the theater as a potential medium for staging politics, and television... more...

  • "Aufheben, was nicht vergessen werden darf"by Dietmar Schenk

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 31.34

    Archivalien sind dem Wandel der Dinge in gewissen Grenzen enthoben. Die Archive, in denen authentische Zeugnisse der Vergangenheit bewahrt werden, verändern sich aber im Sog der Geschichte. Im alten Europa entwickelten sie sich mit der Expansion pragmatischer Schriftlichkeit, im 19. Jahrhundert wurden sie von der Geschichtsschreibung entdeckt, heute... more...

  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities. This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy. more...

  • 'Criminal' Tribes of Punjabby Birinder Pal Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    Focussing on 7 tribes of the Punjab declared as 'criminal' by the British administration in India, this study highlights the problem of how the concepts of 'tribe' and 'criminal' continue to remain ill- and variously-defined, they constituting the most oppressed in an otherwise prosperous state. more...

  • "Don't Get So Upset!"by Tamar PhD Jacobson

    Redleaf Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    "Don't Get So Upset!" helps childcare providers understand their own uncomfortable feelings, making it easier to help children do the same. more...

  • "Fiscal Devaluation" and Fiscal Consolidation: The VAT in Troubled Timesby Michael Keen; Ruud A. de Mooij

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    This paper focuses on two core tax design issues that arise in addressing current fiscal challenges. It first explores the idea, prominent in troubled Eurozone countries, of a "fiscal devaluation": shifting from social contributions to the VAT as a way to mimic a nominal devaluation. Empirical evidence is presented which suggests that in Eurozone countries... more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • "Ich harre aus im Land und geh, ihm fremd"by Heike Wolter

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 42.52

    Der Tourismus war für die DDR von enormer symbolischer Bedeutung. Die staatlich unterstützte »Erholung« diente der Systemstabilisierung, die Beschränkung der Reisefreiheit zeitigte systemgefährdende Wirkungen. Heike Wolter stellt politische und rechtliche Grundlagen, Reiseziele und -veranstalter, Verkehrsmittel und nicht zuletzt die persönlichen Erfahrungen... more...

  • 'It is a New Kind of Diaspora'by Riccardo Steiner

    Karnac Books 2000; US$ 33.95

    Riccardo Steiner, one of the most well known historians of psychoanalysis has in the numerous papers in this volume traced the relationship between psychoanalysis and the larger cultural sphere with clarity and erudition. This, the first book he has written, examines the effects of the "new diaspora" in the field - the emigration of German and Austrian... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99

    The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...