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  • The Europeanisation of Contested Statehoodby Dr George Kyris

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus acts as a case study of the impact of the EU on institutions, political parties and civil society in 'contested states?, self-declared states which remain unrecognised in world politics. Research drawn from qualitative analysis of official documents, public discourse and interviews... more...

  • Communities of Violenceby David Nirenberg; David Nirenberg

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and... more...

  • Scandal and Religious Identity in Early Stuart Englandby Peter Lake; Isaac Stephens

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    A window into the mental and cultural worlds of the Stuart period, capturing the existing religious, social and political tensions on the eve of the English Civil War. more...

  • Clio's Battlesby Jeremy M. Black

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...

  • Hegel, Heidegger, and the Ground of Historyby Michael Allen Gillespie

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 14.50

    In this wide-ranging and thoughtful study, Michael Allen Gillespie explores the philosophical foundation, or ground, of the concept of history. Analyzing the historical conflict between human nature and freedom, he centers his discussion on Hegel and Heidegger but also draws on the pertinent thought of other philosophers whose contributions to the... more...

  • Scottish History Without the Boring Bitsby Ian Crofton

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65

    ‘Under Crofton?s collector?s eye, the rollicking spirit of Scotland, old and modern, comes proudly alive? – Sunday Herald Scottish History without the Boring Bits offers a colourful melange of the bawdy, the bloody, the horrific and the hilarious episodes and characters that have spattered the pages of our nation?s story. From the War of the One-Eyed... more...

  • The Face of the Earth: Environment and World Historyby J. Donald Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Although the organizing principle of virtually every world history text is "development", the editor of this volume maintains that this traditional approach fails to address the issue of sustainability. By adopting the ecological process as their major theme, the authors show how the process of human interaction with the natural environment unfolded... more...

  • A Chronology of the Crusadesby Timothy Venning; Peter Frankopan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Chronology of the Crusades provides a day-by-day development of the Crusading movement, the Crusades and the states created by them through the medieval period. Beginning in the run-up to the First Crusade in 1095, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, and ending with the Turkish attack on Belgrade in 1456, this reference is a comprehensive guide... more...

  • Kunst. Theorie. Aktivismus.by Alexander Fleischmann; Doris Guth

    transcript 2015; US$ 24.98

    Dieser Band liefert Impulse für die Bekämpfung von Ungleichheit und Diskriminierung, indem er die Überschneidungen der oftmals als getrennt betrachteten Felder Kunst, Theorie und Aktivismus in den Mittelpunkt rückt. Aus diesem Blickwinkel werden Machtasymmetrien entlang und zwischen sozialen Kategorisierungen - wie Geschlecht, sexuelle Orientierung,... more...

  • First Measures of the Coming Insurrectionby Eric Hazan; Kamo; Patrick Camiller

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    Eric Hazan and Kamo, arguing against the political right and left, in the form of twentieth-century communism, provide a radical manual for the aftermath of a regime's demise. more...