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  • The West at Warby Bradley C. S. Watson

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99

    In The West at War, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together renowned scholars and public policy experts to reflect on perhaps the most pressing problem of our time?the West's increasingly bloody conflict with forces that seek nothing less than its destruction. In eleven provocative chapters, contributors deal with the internal challenges and external... more...

  • Grenze und Grenzüberschreitung im Mittelalterby Ulrich Knefelkamp; Kristian Bosselmann-Cyran

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 76.89

    Grenze und Grenzüberschreitung war das Thema des 11. Symposiums des Mediävistenverbandes, das im März 2005 in den beiden Grenzstädten Frankfurt und Slubice an der Oder stattgefunden hat. Gastgebende Universität war die Europa-Universität Viadrina. Der Gegenstand impliziert nicht nur räumlich-geographische, sondern auch soziale, kulturelle und intellektuelle... more...

  • Ideen als gesellschaftliche Gestaltungskraft im Europa der Neuzeitby Lutz Raphael; Heinz-Elmar Tenorth

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 65.90

    Die 24 Beiträge präsentieren zentrale Forschungsergebnisse des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms "Ideen als gesellschaftliche Gestaltungskraft im Europa der Neuzeit." Sie geben Einblick in die neuesten Tendenzen ideengeschichtlicher Forschung, gruppiert um fünf Themenschwerpunkte: Politikdiskurse der frühen Neuzeit, Theorieeffekte in Recht, Politik und Gesellschaft,... more...

  • Mittelalter im Laborby Michael Borgolte; Juliane Schiel; Bernd Schneidmüller; Annette Seitz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 82.39

    Mit diesem Band präsentiert das Schwerpunktprogramm 1173 der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft "Integration und Desintegration der Kulturen im europäischen Mittelalter" erste Ergebnisse seiner Arbeit. Von Anfang an war ihm die Aufgabe gestellt, das mittelalterliche Europa in transkultureller Perspektive und auf Wegen einer transdisziplinären Wissenschaft... more...

  • Looking Forwardby John Marks Templeton

    Templeton Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Among the essayists, John Templeton gives his own optimistic view of the future and the world economy, focusing on declining trade barriers and the spread of free markets. Ruth Stafford Peale describes the future of philanthropy and charity. Dr. Denton A. Cooley, the renowned heart surgeon, tells of the stunning advances in medicine. The Reverend... more...

  • First Globalizationby Geoffrey C. Gunn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99

    First Globalization presents an original and sweeping conceptualization of the grand cultural-civilizational encounter between Asia and Europe. With his 'metageography' of the vast Eurasian zone, Gunn shows how between 1500 and 1800, a lively two-way flow in ideas, philosophies, and cultural products brought competing civilizations into serious dialogue... more...

  • All Life is Problem Solvingby Karl Popper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.' - Karl Popper, from the Preface All Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-five years of his life. This collection illuminates Popper's process of working... more...

  • Cultural Identity and Archaeologyby P. Graves-Brown; Sian Jones; C.S. Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Cultural identity is a key area of debate in contemporary Europe. Despite widespread use of the past in the construction of ethnic, national and European identity, theories of cultural identity have been neglected in archaeology. Focusing on the interrelationships between concepts of cultural identity today and the interpretation of past cultural... more...

  • Kriegswesen, Herrschaft und Gesellschaft 1300-1800by Bernhard R. Kroener

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 21.93

    Bernhard R. Kroener examines the complex economic, social, and political-cultural interrelationships that have characterized the development of military organizations since the 14 th century. He shows the extent to which the armies of the 17 th and 18 th centuries mirrored their forbearers. The textbook is classically divided into presentation,... more...

  • Exits to the Posthuman Futureby Arthur Kroker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Exits to the Posthuman Future is media theory for a global digital society which thrives, and sometimes perishes, at the intersection of technologies of speed, distant ethics and a pervasive cultural anxiety. Arthur Kroker’s incisive and insightful text presents the emerging pattern of a posthuman future: life at the tip of technologies of... more...