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

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 74.29

    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...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 16.83

    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...

  • Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddhaby Harvey Rachlin

    Garrett County Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. "Jumbo's Hide," Publisher's Weekly writes, "is entertaining and enlightening ? a pageant of human aspiration, achievement, obsession, and belief." Artifacts explored include: The truce flag that ended World War I, The Maltese... more...

  • Die Frühe Neuzeit. Revisionen einer Epocheby Jan-Dirk Müller; Wulf Oesterreicher; Andreas Höfele

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The essays reflect the work of a broad spectrum of disciplines in humanities and cultural studies. They present a new vision of the early modern era, which attempts to register the diverse and contradictory nature of early modern culture, transcending unambiguous notions of development such as ?modernization? or ?secularization.? more...

  • How George Washington Fleeced the Nationby Phil Mason

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95

    Our view of the famous is one-dimensional?leading figures from history are summarized in history textbooks with one or two lines: Churchill the war-time genius, Gandhi the poor ascetic?but nobody is perfect and even the famous have their quirks and hidden secrets. How George Washington Fleeced the Nation reveals the often hilarious, sometimes shocking,... more...

  • Transcultural Warsby Hans-Henning Kortüm

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 77.00

    Eine von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft getragene Forschergruppe an der Universität Regensburg untersucht seit einigen Jahren im Rahmen einer Neuen Militärgeschichte "Formen und Funktionen des Krieges im Mittelalter". Im März 2004 wurde auf einer international und interdisziplinär ausgerichteten Fachtagung, organisiert von Mitgliedern der Regensburger... more...

  • Altered Pastsby Richard J. Evans

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    A thought-provoking survey and critique of "what-if?" history more...

  • Die Inszenierung der heroischen Monarchieby Martin Wrede

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 119.00

    This study brings together two subjects that are enjoying renewed interest among researchers of the early modern era: aristocracy and monarchy. It examines the common idealistic ?chivalric? heroic foundations of king and nobleman, as scholars of history have always preferred to view the ?knight? among emperors and kings, beset by conflicted orientations... more...

  • Past & The Presentby Lawrence Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The History of Chivalryby G. P. R. James

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the term "chivalry" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one's coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical... more...