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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1995; US$ 34.99
When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Equating civilization with urban existence, the early conquerors of the New World rapidly established themselves as urban lords. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 148.69
The fifteen articles published in this volume are the written versions of papers presented during the International Symposium "Palaeography and Scribal Practices in Syro-Palestine and Anatolia in the Late Bronze Age", which was held in Leiden on 17th-18th December 2009. This book provides an up-to-date overview on the scribal traditions... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99
Exploring the worldwide boom in immigration, this book traces the profound changes in urban areas as new arrivals have transformed inner cities and suburbs alike into bastions of new ethnic economic activity. Each chapter addresses the significance of urban space and local context in developing various ethnic economies and how ethnic economies have... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 20.53
?Die Politikwissenschaft öffnet sich zunehmend geschichtspolitischen Fragehorizonten. Manuel Becker untersucht die Möglichkeit einer theoretischen Grundlegung der Geschichte als Element des politischen Handelns. Im empirischen Teil werden die gewonnenen theoretischen Erkenntnisse auf drei Fallbeispiele angewendet: In der Debatte um den Beitritt der... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In this book, Yue Zhang presents a cross-national comparative analysis of the politics of urban preservation. Based on comprehensive archival research and more than two hundred in-depth interviews in Beijing, Chicago, and Paris, Zhang finds that urban preservation provides a tool for diverse political and social actors to frame their propositions... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 35.71
Die wissenschaftliche Thematisierung städtischer Entwicklung bzw. lokalen Wandels vernachlässigt häufig die Eigenlogik und Eigendynamik der lokalen Ebene und die Gestaltungswirkung lokaler Akteure. Problematisch daran ist, dass einerseits komplexe und variable Akteurs-Institutionen-Geflechte und die auf sie einwirkenden, sich verändernden Einflussfaktoren,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99
In a field over-saturated with research on global cities and megacities, this is the first academic book to analyze specifically small cities and regions in New England. The book contains contributions from sociologists, anthropologists, historians, political scientists, politicians, grassroots leaders, and urban/regional planners. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
We all know the story of the slave trade?the infamous Middle Passage, the horrifying conditions on slave ships, the millions that died on the journey, and the auctions that awaited the slaves upon their arrival in the Americas. But much of the writing on the subject has focused on the European traders and the arrival of slaves in North America. In... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 53.07
What would it entail to reformulate the classical architectonic question under genuinely civic instead of natural conditions? The author sketches a concept of mediality as the element of symbolically constituted, distributed and discrete possibilities, engendered from the probabilistic mixture in which the open totality of what can be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...