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  • Empires and Barbariansby Peter Heather

    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...

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Historyby G. W. F. Hegel; Leo Rauch

    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...

  • Scham ? zur sozialen Bedeutung eines Gefühls im spätmittelalterlichen Englandby Katharina Behrens

    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...

  • The Theory and Practice of Historyby Leopold von Ranke; Georg G. Iggers

    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...

  • The EU, the US and China – Towards a New International Order?by J. Men; W. Shen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The interaction between the EU, the US and China is of particular importance to the formation of the international order in the 21st century. This book focuses on the latest developments and examines how critical the interactions between these three players are to future global governance. more...

  • Toward Spatial Humanitiesby Ian N. Gregory; Alistair Geddes

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to issues in history is among the most exciting developments in both digital and spatial humanities. Describing a wide variety of applications, the essays in this volume highlight the methodological and substantive implications of a spatial approach to history. They illustrate how the use of... more...

  • Historisches Lernen denkenby Thomas Sandkühler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49

    In den 1970er Jahren konstituierte sich die Geschichtsdidaktik in Westdeutschland als wissenschaftliche Disziplin. In den Mittelpunkt stellte sie Leitbegriffe wie Lernzielorientierung, Geschichtsbewusstsein, Schülerinteresse und Emanzipation. Schülerinnen und Schüler sollten historisch denken lernen. An dieser Diskussion waren als Didaktiker im Wesentlichen... more...

  • Is History Fiction?by Ann Curthoys; John Docker

    University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is – and might be – written. It traces History’s... more...

  • The Rise of Historical Criticismby Oscar Wilde

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    The Rise of Historical Criticism, published in complete form in 1908, is a mature essay by Oscar Wilde, evaluating the history and current state of criticism. The writer goes back in history and tries to remould the art of criticism with allusions to various critics, genres, and periods. Filled with wit and sublimity, the essay is a comprehensive piece... more...

  • The Euro-Mediterranean Partnershipby Markus Hahn

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 50.17

    In 1995, the EU 15 and twelve Mediterranean states concluded the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. This agreement involves cooperation in political, economic and cultural matters. It aims at creating a common area of peace, stability and prosperity. This study discusses the concept of the EU as a 'normative' actor and questions its validity. In doing... more...