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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00
This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication between both... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 70.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
A selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations towards the end of his life. Illuminates his process of working on his theory of science, and indicates his view of the state of the world at the end of the Cold War. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00
Bernhard R. Kroener examines the complex economic, social, and political-cultural interrelationships that have characterized the development of military organizations since the 14th century. He shows the extent to which the armies of the 17th and 18th centuries mirrored their forbearers. The textbook is classically divided into presentation, research,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Lasting from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries AD, the medieval period was a crucial time of transformation and growth, setting the stage for the flowering of knowledge and culture that would come to pass during the era of the Renaissance. In this comprehensive volume, which includes both of the original books that make up this series, author Henry... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
With a Foreword by Dr. Fishwick's student--Tom Wolfe. This book redefines popular culture in the light of the revolutionary changes brought about by the information revolution and the digital divide. It explores the phenomenal growth and extension of popular culture in the last decade and ties in the vast changes brought about by technology and the... more...