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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 32.99
Is Europe indeed uniting or instead falling apart as a result of anti-immigrant prejudices, a massive Islamic influx, and ancient intra-European hatreds? This innovative and engaging book explores the sources of Europe's culture-based divide, arguing that the idea of two Europes is grounded both in reality and myth. The accession process that brought... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 99.99
Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a new series, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and edited by an international board of distinguished scholars and critics,... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Why were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions. more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99
Once a colossus dominating the globe, Europe today is a doddering convalescent. Sluggish economic growth, high unemployment, an addiction to expensive social welfare entitlements, a dwindling birth-rate among native Europeans, and most important, an increasing Islamic immigrant population chronically underemployed yet demographically prolific--all... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50
Is your knowledge of The Crusades less than tip-top? Maybe you're curious about Columbus, or you're desperate to read about the Black Death in all its gory detail? Whatever your starting point, this expert guide has it all - from kings, knights and anti-Popes, to invasion, famine, the Magna Carta and Joan of Arc (and a few rebellious peasants thrown... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 162.87
The present study is concerned with sources for the history of the dioceses of Reims and Trier since the 8th century. It starts with essential information on the history of these dioceses in the Early Middle Ages which can be traced back mainly to accounts by the influential Archbishop Hinkmar of Reims (845-882). The problems of Hinkmar?s... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 75.60
There are several reasons why the chronicle is particularly suited as the topic of a yearbook. In the first place there is its ubiquity: all over Europe and throughout the Middle Ages chronicles were written, both in Latin and in the vernacular, and not only in Europe but also in the countries neighbouring on it, like those of the Arabic world. Secondly,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20
This volume represents the first, in-depth, inter-disciplinary, analysis of the past, present and future of the European Unions relations with countries, non-state actors and other partners across the Asia-Pacific region. The book is situated in the developing, interdisciplinary, discourse of EU foreign policy towards countries and regions across... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.60
"I cannot imagine a more engaging and instructive introduction to the fascinations of historical writing than Fritz Stern's classic The Varieties of History. " ?Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. City University of New York "This book contains not only an excellent selection of passages which characterize the ideas and the work of leading historians from the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 29.00
Lord Acton (1834?1902) and Richard Simpson (1820?76) were the principal figures in the Liberal Catholic movement of nineteenth-century England. more...