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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 69.62

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Jewish Travellersby Elkan Nathan Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    First published in 1930. The wandering Jew is a very real character in the great drama of history. He has travelled as nomad and settler, as fugitive and conqueror, as exile and colonist and as merchant and scholar. Of necessity bilingual and therefore the master of many languages, the Jew was the ideal commercial traveller and interpreter. Based on... more...

  • Aufbruch ins Unbekannteby Imre J Demhardt

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 18.40

    Entdeckung neuer Welten Der Vorstoß in ferne Weltgegenden war bis vor hundert Jahren Wissenschaft und Abenteuer zugleich. Wer in See stach, um Neuland zu erkunden, erntete Ruhm - bezahlte aber mit Hunger und Qual. Alexander von Humboldt legte 1799, ausgestattet mit modernsten Instrumenten, gen Amerika ab. Auf der fast 3.000 Kilometer langen Reise... 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...

  • Alex's Wakeby Martin Goldsmith

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    A tale of the ill-fated voyage of the St. Louis to Auschwitz and a grandson's memorial seventy years later. 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...