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  • Die Philosphie des Marcus Garvey: Der jamaikanische Nationalistenführer und die Gründung der UNIAby Sebastian Stehlik

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch liefert als bisher einzige Publikation dieser Art in deutscher Sprache, eine biographische Gesamtdarstellung über das Leben und Schaffen des Marcus Mosiah Garvey. Besondere Schwerpunkte bilden hierbei die wichtigsten Lebensstationen Garveys, sein Weltbild, seine Philosophie sowie eine ausführliche Betrachtung von Garveys... more...

  • Die hagiographischen Werke Hildeberts von Lavardin, Baudris von Bourgueil und Marbods von Rennesby Daniel Nuß

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.53

    <P>Welche Eigenschaften sind es, die aus einem Menschen einen Heiligen machen? Außergewöhnliche Begabungen, ein tugendhafter Lebenswandel oder die Macht, Wunder zu wirken? In den spätantiken Märtyrerpassionen und mittelalterlichen Heiligenleben wurde diese Frage zwar unzählige Male beantwortet, doch häufig nicht endgültig. Immer wieder wurden... more...

  • Discovering Floridaby John E. Worth

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 79.95

    Florida?s lower gulf coast was a key region in the early European exploration of North America, with an extraordinary amount of first-time interactions between Spaniards and Florida?s indigenous cultures. Discovering Florida compiles all the major writings of Spanish explorers in the area between 1513 and 1566. Including transcriptions of the original... more...

  • The Discovery of Guianaby Sir Walter Raleigh

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    At the turn of the 17th century, English writer and explorer Sir Walter Scott read an account of a great golden city in South America. He set out to explore the area, now Venezuela, and on his return he published The Discovery of Guiana . He is considered to have greatly exaggerated his findings, and his work contributed to the El Dorado legend. more...

  • The Dispute of the New Worldby Antonello Gerbi; Jeremy Moyle

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    When Hegel described the Americas as an inferior continent, he was repeating a contention that inspired one of the most passionate debates of modern times. Originally formulated by the eminent natural scientist Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon and expanded by the Prussian encyclopedist Cornelius de Pauw, this provocative thesis drew heated responses... more...

  • Document-Based Assessment Activitiesby Cynthia Boyle; Kathleen Vest; Blane Conklin

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 99.99

    Take students beyond textbook history to explore various people and events from ancient Egypt through the 20th Century using primary sources. Students will develop critical-thinking and essay writing skills as they analyze the various documents including photographs, posters, letters, maps, and more. Multiple social studies topics are included for... more...

  • Dokumente zur Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika.by Herbert Schambeck; Herbert Schambeck; Helmut Widder; Marcus Bergmann

    Duncker & Humblot 2007; US$ 66.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Die anlässlich des Kolumbus-Jahres im Jahre 1993 erschienene 1. Auflage dieser Anthologie hatte das Ziel, durch einen Rückblick auf die Geschichte der USA die Entwicklung der Vereinigten Staaten anhand wichtiger politischer und rechtlicher Dokumente nachzuzeichnen. Die lange demokratische Geschichte der USA im historischen Spannungsfeld... more...

  • The Dumbing Down of Britainby Duncan Barkes

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    If they could see us today, our forefathers would be spluttering into their pint glasses, wondering where it all went wrong. Happy to be spoon-fed on a diet of blandness, buzzwords and uniformity, in the last 20 years our society has become more insular, selfish and ignorant than ever before. Welcome to the new super-sized, dumbed-down Britain. Covering... more...

  • Ebenezer Hazard, Jeremy Belknap and the American Revolutionby Russell M Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Ebenezer Hazard ? a classicist and natural scientist ? became postmaster general in 1782. A prolific letter-writer, his favourite correspondent was Jeremy Belknap, a clergyman and historian. Their letters to each other provide an informative and insightful history of the time through everyday events. more...

  • El Doradoby Dennis Abrams

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00

    El Dorado, the South American "Lost City of Gold," became a siren call for Spanish conquistadores eager to obtain fame and fortune by discovering the undiscoverable. Lives and fortunes were lost, reputations were made and lost, but El Dorado always seemed to be tantalizingly out of reach. With the original story growing out of a religious... more...