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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus acts as a case study of the impact of the EU on institutions, political parties and civil society in 'contested states?, self-declared states which remain unrecognised in world politics. Research drawn from qualitative analysis of official documents, public discourse and interviews... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 14.50
In this wide-ranging and thoughtful study, Michael Allen Gillespie explores the philosophical foundation, or ground, of the concept of history. Analyzing the historical conflict between human nature and freedom, he centers his discussion on Hegel and Heidegger but also draws on the pertinent thought of other philosophers whose contributions to the... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65
‘Under Crofton?s collector?s eye, the rollicking spirit of Scotland, old and modern, comes proudly alive? – Sunday Herald Scottish History without the Boring Bits offers a colourful melange of the bawdy, the bloody, the horrific and the hilarious episodes and characters that have spattered the pages of our nation?s story. From the War of the One-Eyed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Although the organizing principle of virtually every world history text is "development", the editor of this volume maintains that this traditional approach fails to address the issue of sustainability. By adopting the ecological process as their major theme, the authors show how the process of human interaction with the natural environment unfolded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 195.00
A Chronology of the Crusades provides a day-by-day development of the Crusading movement, the Crusades and the states created by them through the medieval period. Beginning in the run-up to the First Crusade in 1095, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, and ending with the Turkish attack on Belgrade in 1456, this reference is a comprehensive guide... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 25.23
Dieser Band liefert Impulse für die Bekämpfung von Ungleichheit und Diskriminierung, indem er die Überschneidungen der oftmals als getrennt betrachteten Felder Kunst, Theorie und Aktivismus in den Mittelpunkt rückt. Aus diesem Blickwinkel werden Machtasymmetrien entlang und zwischen sozialen Kategorisierungen - wie Geschlecht, sexuelle Orientierung,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00
The Crusades to the Holy Land were one of the most important religious and social movements to emerge over the course of the Middle Ages. The warfare of the Crusades affected nearly all of Western Europe and involved members of social groups from kings and knights down to serfs and paupers. The memory of this epic long-ago conflict affects relations... more...