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  • 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...

  • History Skillsby Mary Abbott; Mary Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 38.95

    Degree-level history is characterized not only by knowledge and understanding of the human past, but by a battery of skills and qualities which are as directly applicable to employment as to professional postgraduate training or academic research. History Skills gives frank and practical help to students throughout their university course with advice... more...

  • American Egyptologistby Jeffrey Abt

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    James Henry Breasted (1865?1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable corners of the Middle East, helped identify the tomb of King Tut, and was on the cover of Tim e magazine. But Breasted was more than an Indiana Jones?he... more...

  • Boundaries and History in Africaby Daniel Abwa; Albert-Pascal Temgoua

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book compromises 26 well-researched essays in honour of Professor Verkijika G. Fanso, who retired in 2011 after over 36 years of distinguished service at universities in Cameroon. Contributors include colleagues, former students and close collaborators in Cameroon and beyond. Contributions cover a wide range of issues related to the contested... more...

  • No Yellingby Wally Adamchik

    FireStarter Speaking and Consulting 2006; US$ 14.95

    Drawing upon real-life experiences from those on active duty as well as those now in the civilian sector, this book illustrates how to emulate the leadership principles that are the hallmark of the U.S. Marine Corps. Based on findings gleaned from more than 100 interviews, this guide presents the key factors that are at the heart of the marine's approach... more...

  • Settler and Creole Reenactmentby Vanessa Agnew; Jonathan Lamb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Explores the uncalculated and incalculable elements in historical re-enactment - unexpected emotions, unplanned developments - and locates them in countries where settlers were trying to establish national identities derived from metropolitan cultures inevitably affected by the land itself and the people who had been there before them. more...

  • The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldunby Zaid Ahmad

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This is an analytical examination of Ibn Khaldun's epistemology, centred on Chapter Six of the Muqaddima. In this chapter, entitled The Book of Knowledge (Kitab al'Ilm), Ibn Khaldun sketched his general ideas about knowledge and science and its relationship with human social organisation and the establishment of a civilisation. more...

  • Ibn Khaldunby Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    A reinterpretation of Ibn Khaldun, 14th-century Arabic philosopher, historian and politician. more...

  • Muslim Europe or Euro-Islamby Nezar AlSayyad; Manuel Castells

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 32.99

    Chapter 1 Introduction: Islam and the Changing Identity of Europe Chapter 2 Islam, Europe, and the Identity of the Changing Nation-State Chapter 3 Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam: on the Discourses of Identity and Culture Chapter 4 Muslim Migrants in Europe: Between Euro-Islam and Ghettoization Chapter 5 The Nation-State, the European Union, and Transnational... more...

  • Global Age Essays on Social and Cultural Changeby Martin Albrow

    Vittorio Klostermann 2014; US$ 113.56

    In 14 bislang unveröffentlichten Essays entwickelt der britische Soziologe Martin Albrow seine These vom »Globalen Zeitalter«, die er zuerst in den 1990er Jahren vortrug, um das Neue an unserer Epoche zu kennzeichnen. Anregungen von Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, Arnold Toynbee und Norbert Elias gehen dabei in einen globalen Diskurs ein, der einen neuen... more...