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  • Polyphone Herrschermessen (1500?1650): Kontext und Symbolizitätby Andrea Ammendola

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 52.61

    Huldigungstexte für weltliche Herrscher in sakrale Messvertonungen zu integrieren, erscheint auf den ersten Blick als Widerspruch. Tatsächlich aber war für Komponisten der Renaissance gerade die Messe als ?liturgischste? aller Gattungen für Formen der Herrscherhuldigung besonders attraktiv. Diese Studie bietet erstmals eine systematische Untersuchung... more...

  • Lancandón Journal - 1969by David Bodwell; Richard Grabman; Dimitar Krustev

    Editorial Mazatlán 2013; US$ 9.99

    Bulgarian-born artist Dimitar Krustrev is considered a “classical realist?…a portraitist in the tradition of the European “old masters?. In the late 20th century, while other U.S. artists and émigrés like Krustev turned inward, exploring their own psyche, Dimitar?s artistic explorations took a very different turn. As an art teacher in Iowa, Krustev... more...

  • Mittelalterbilder im Nationalsozialismusby Maike Steinkamp; Bruno Reudenbach

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00

    Die Zeit der mittelalterlichen Könige und Kaiser galt in der nationalsozialistischen Geschichts- und Kulturpolitik als erste Phase ?deutscher Größe? und als Vorwegnahme und historische Rechtfertigung des von den Nationalsozialisten angestrebten ?großgermanischen Reiches?. So galt auch die mittelalterliche Kunst als ein früher Ausdruck des deutschen... more...

  • Verschwundene Reicheby Norman Davies; Karin Schuler; Norbert Juraschitz; Hans Freundl; Helmut Dierlamm; Oliver Grasmück

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 34.02

    Der Pomp sowjetischer Militärparaden ? vergangen. Die Eroberungen stolzer westgotischer Könige ? längst vergessen. Die Wappen deutscher Herzöge ? im Strudel der Geschichte verschwunden. Zusammengebrochen, verloren, für alle Zeiten von der politischen Landkarte Europas radiert. Die Geschichte Europas ist auch eine Geschichte verschwundener Reiche.... more...

  • A to Z World Points of Interestby Sibylla Putzi

    World Trade Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    A to Z World Points of Interest is an encyclopedia highlighting the uniquely interesting and historically significant landmarks of 175 countries worldwide. With descriptions of cultural sites, historic sites, museums, architectural landmarks, religious si more...

  • Regional Atlas on West Africaby OECD Publishing; Sahel and West Africa Club

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 63.00

    Recent global changes have placed regional integration at the centre of Africa’s political and economic agenda. This Atlas is both a driver and the result of strategic thinking on regional integration in West Africa. Containing maps, statistics and analyses, it describes the West African region, its population, settlement, territories, its economy... more...

  • Pink Boots and a Macheteby Mireya Mayor; Jane Goodall

    National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 26.00

    A quick examination of her roots, and one may never have guessed that Mireya Mayor would become the woman she is today. Yet, against all odds, this self-professed former "girly girl" daughter of overprotective Cuban immigrants blossomed from NFL cheerleader to Fulbright Scholar to field scientist and ultimately, quintessential adventurer. Now, with... more...

  • Travel Vietnamby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 4.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones,... more...

  • Open Issues in European Central Bankingby Lorenzo Bini Smaghi; Dr Daniel Gros

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 147.00

    With the start of EMU, the Eurosystem has taken over monetary policy for the 11 countries of the Euro-area. But the division of powers within the Eurosystem, between the European Central Bank and the constituent National Central Banks, is not satisfactory. This volume provides an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Eurosystem and offers... more...

  • China's Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou & Shenzhenby Simon Foster

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    The economic heart of South China, the Pearl River Delta is both agriculturally and financially fertile and is one of the most developed parts of China. Intensely cultivated land is interspersed with some of China's newest and fastest-growing cities, which are linked by some of the country's best and most integrated transport services. The... more...