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  • Eugenics and the Welfare Stateby

    Michigan State University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    In 1997 Eugenics and the Welfare State caused an uproar with international repercussions. This edition contains a new introduction by Broberg and Roll-Hansen, addressing events that occurred following the original publication. The four essays in this book stand as a chilling indictment of mass sterilization practices, not only in Scandinavia... more...

  • Youth and Age in the Medieval Northby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 158.00

    This interdisciplinary volume explores social, cultural and biological definitions of youth and age specific to the medieval north, and changing mentalities towards youth and age as a result of political, cultural, and religious transformations in the north. more...

  • Mercenaries and Paid Menby

    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...

  • Adopting and Remembering Soviet

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00

    For millions of people, the Soviet experience meant not only living through the torment of Stalinism and the GULAG, the unbelievable destiny of men and women during the 1917 Revolution, civil war, and the Second World War, or those breathtaking, gigantic Socialist construction projects. Many citizens of the former Soviet Union lived ?ordinary lives... more...

  • The Alphabet of Natureby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    The Alphabet of Nature belongs to the debate over language that marked the transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. Involved were profound issues about the origin and nature of language that could lead authors like van Helmont to imprisonment and even death. more...

  • The Letters of the Rozmberk Sistersby

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 34.95

    Women in 15c Bohemia express themselves on marriage, companionship, daily castle life, and family relations. more...

  • The Many Roots of Medieval Logicby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 95.00

    The specialized essays in this collection study whether non-Aristotelian traditions of ancient logic had a role for medieval logicians. Special attention is given to Stoic logic and semantics, and to Neoplatonism. more...

  • The Dutch Wars of Independenceby Marjolein 't Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In The Dutch Wars of Independence , Marjolein†?t Hart assesses the success of the Dutch in establishing their independence through their eighty years struggle with Spain - one of the most remarkable achievements of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other rebellions troubled mighty powers of this epoch, but none resulted in the establishment... more...

  • Wine and Warby Donald & Petie Kladstrup; Petie Kladstrup

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 12.99

    In the vineyards, wine caves, and cellars of France as war and occupation came to the country winemakers acted heroically not only to save the best wines but to defend their way of life. These are the true stories of vignerons who sheltered Jewish refugees in their cellars and of winemakers who risked their lives to aid the resistance. They made chemicals... more...

  • Czechs, Germans, Jews?by Č; Kateř apkovŠ; ina

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The phenomenon of national identities, always a key issue in the modern history of Bohemian Jewry, was particularly complex because of the marginal differences that existed between the available choices. Considerable overlap was evident in the programs of the various national movements and it was possible to change one's national identity or even... more...