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  • The Eagle and the Dragonby Serge Gruzinski

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    In this important new book the renowned historian Serge Gruzinski returns to two episodes in the sixteenth century which mark a decisive stage in global history and show how China and Mexico experienced the expansion of Europe. In the early 1520s, Magellan set sail for Asia by the Western route, Cortes seized Mexico and some Portuguese based in Malacca... more...

  • Geschichte lernen im digitalen Wandelby Marko Demantowsky; Christoph Pallaske

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Young people communicate through social networks, and seek information and opinion online. They participate publicly in real-time social debates. These radical changes in their life worlds have implications for their views of history and for the collective historical culture. Thus, historical instruction is facing entirely new challenges.... more...

  • High Resolution Imagingby Swapan K. Saha

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 149.95

    Interferometric observations need snapshots of very high time resolution of the order of (i) frame integration of about 100 Hz or (ii) photon-recording rates of several megahertz (MHz). Detectors play a key role in astronomical observations, and since the explanation of the photoelectric effect by Albert Einstein, the technology has evolved rather... more...

  • A Converging Post-War European Discourseby Thomas C. Hoerber

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 119.99

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the foundations of the European integration process through the lenses of the three major European powers: France, Germany, and Britain. It shows the predicaments, but also the potential the European integration process has for the future against the background of its foundation history. more...

  • Kooperation in Europa/Cooperation in Europeby Mihai Márton; Dorin Dobra; Zsolt K. Lengyel

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 25.14

    Europa hat im 20. Jahrhundert eine Reihe unterschiedlicher Kooperationsmodelle erlebt. Ausgehend von Richard Coudenhove-Kalergis Vorstellung eines Pan-Europa, diskutieren die Beiträge dieses Bandes politische, kulturelle und finanzielle Kooperationen auf europäischer Ebene. Zeitliche Schwerpunkte bilden dabei die Zwischenkriegszeit, die kommunistische... 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...

  • The Atlantic Worldby D'Maris Coffman; Adrian Leonard; William O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up these debates and gathers together key, original scholarship... more...

  • Recording Oral Historyby Valerie Raleigh Yow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99

    This comprehensive guide to each stage of an oral history interview tackles not just the practicalities of process, but also the varied ethical, legal, and philosophical questions that can arise. more...

  • The Voyages of Adriaan van Berkel to Guianaby Martijn van den Bel; Lodewijk Hulsman; Lodewijk Wagenaar

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    This book is a reissue of the travelogue of Adriaan van Berkel, first published in 1695 by Johan ten Hoorn in Amsterdam. The first part deals with Van Berkel’s adventures in the Dutch colony located on the Berbice River in the Guianas; the second part is a description of Surinam, the adjacent colony the Dutch took over from the British in 1667.This... more...

  • Selbstzeugnisse von Schweizer Söldneroffizieren im 18. Jahrhundertby Marc Höchner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 43.34

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Marc Höchner promovierte 2013 an der Universität Freiburg (Schweiz).   Reihe Herrschaft und soziale Systeme in der Frühen Neuzeit - Band 018 more...