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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The History Press 2009; US$ 18.94
History is full of myths, legends, fables, folklore, misinformation and misconceptions. Whether they have come about inadvertently or deliberately, many have become part of the public imagination. This book presents some of the popular of these myths from teh time of the American and French revolutions to the two world wars an beyond. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The interaction between the EU, the US and China is of particular importance to the formation of the international order in the 21st century. This book focuses on the latest developments and examines how critical the interactions between these three players are to future global governance. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 40.27
In den 1970er Jahren konstituierte sich die Geschichtsdidaktik in Westdeutschland als wissenschaftliche Disziplin. In den Mittelpunkt stellte sie Leitbegriffe wie Lernzielorientierung, Geschichtsbewusstsein, Schülerinteresse und Emanzipation. Schülerinnen und Schüler sollten historisch denken lernen. An dieser Diskussion waren als Didaktiker im Wesentlichen... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95
Tensions between Catholic and Protestant factions of the Roman Empire erupted into what became know as the Thirty Years' War in 1618. German poet, historian, philosopher and dramatist Friedrich Schiller writes about the effect this war had on the territories in which it was fought, most of which became modern-day Germany. Schiller wrote this history... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 360.00
The first reference work of its kind, Encyclopedia of Wars describes not only the military aspect of wars--the causes of conflict, an enumeration of battles, and a summary of the outcome(s)--but also the social and political context in which the wars occurred. From the Crusades to the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War, this three-volume encyclopedia... more...