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  • Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irishby Andrea Barham

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    After falling for one historical misconception too many, the time is now right to launch a spirited fightback. The moment has come to set the record straight, once and for all. Leading the way in this modern crusade comes Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irish, a lighthearted guide that reveals the many myths, fabrications and ambiguities... more...

  • Monarchs of the Renaissanceby Philip J. Potter

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    During the Renaissance, the monarchy became the dominant ruling power in Europe. It was an era of formidable kings and queens who crushed the feudal rights of their nobles, defended the Catholic Church against the encroachments of Protestantism, fought self-aggrandizing wars and were great patrons of art, architecture, literature and music. This work... more...

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Historyby G. W. F. Hegel; Leo Rauch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 9.50

    "An elegant and intelligent translation. The text provides a perfect solution to the problem of how to introduce students to Hegel in a survey course in the history of Western philosophy." —Graham Parkes, University of Hawaii more...

  • The Restoration of Romeby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 23.99

    In 476 AD, the last of Rome's emperors, known as "Augustulus," was deposed by a barbarian general, the son of one of Attila the Hun's henchmen. With the imperial vestments dispatched to Constantinople, the curtain fell on the Roman empire in Western Europe, its territories divided among successor kingdoms constructed around barbarian... more...

  • Perspectumby Luise Schorn-Schütte; Markus Friedrich; Holger Kürbis; Anja Kürbis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 63.00

    This compendium volume assembles major articles by Louse Schorn-Schütte on the occasion of her 65 th birthday. It reflects the wide range of the honoree?s important areas of writing and research, including the history of historiography and the history of political and religious culture in the early modern age. In addition, the book presents... more...

  • Hidden Champions - Aufbruch nach Globaliaby Hermann Simon

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 37.70

    In Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz gibt es mehr als 1.500 Weltmarktführer. Vielfach sind sie der Öffentlichkeit kaum bekannt. Diese Hidden Champions sind bestens gerüstet für Globalia, die veränderte Welt der Zukunft, die auch durch den Aufstieg Chinas und weiterer Schwellenländer geprägt wird. Die unbekannten Weltmarktführer trotzen der Konkurrenz... more...

  • 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wallby Elisabeth Bakke; Ingo Peters

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 32.88

    Hauptbeschreibung On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened, signalling the beginning of the end of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. By 1990, free elections had been held in most countries in the region. Forty - in some cases fifty - years of communism had come to an end. However, the 'revolutions' of 1989 were not uniform... more...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 32.59

    Harm Klueting legt mit diesem Band ein neues Standardwerk über das Konfessionelle Zeitalter vor. Gegenstand seiner breit angelegten Überblicksdarstellung sind die Allgemeine Geschichte sowie die Kirchen- und Frömmigkeitsgeschichte Europas einschließlich Osteuropas vom 14. Jahrhundert (mit Verbreitung der Pest ab 1348) bis zum Beginn der Aufklärung... more...

  • Iberische Europa-Konzepte.by Teresa Pinheiro

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 67.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Autorinnen und Autoren des vorliegenden Bandes thematisieren Konzepte Europas spanischer und portugiesischer Autoren des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts. Auf der Basis einer gemeinsamen theoretischen und methodischen Grundlage werden einzelne dieser Entwürfe unter Berücksichtigung des jeweiligen Entstehungskontexts analysiert. Der... more...

  • Wege der Neuzeit.by Stefan Ehrenpreis; Ute Lotz-Heumann; Olaf Mörke; Luise Schorn-Schütte

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 71.93

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie nur wenige hat der an der Berliner Humboldt-Universität lehrende Historiker Heinz Schilling Gegenstände und Methodik der Frühneuzeitforschung geprägt. Die einflussreichen Studien, die er zu Konfessionalisierung und Sozialdisziplinierung, zur Geschichte der Stadt und zur Entstehung des internationalen Systems vorgelegt hat, spiegeln... more...