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  • Transkulturelle Verflechtungen im mittelalterlichen Jahrtausendby Michael Borgolte; Matthias M. Tischler

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 155.71

    Das Mittelalter sucht seinen Platz in der Globalgeschichte. Während für die Neuzeit schon große Ansätze zur Erforschung und Darstellung der Globalgeschichte geleistet wurden, ist die Situation für die Mediävistik, die auf einer ganz anderen Quellengrundlage aufbauen muss, ungleich schwieriger. Auf dem Historikertag 2010 befassten sich zwei interdisziplinäre... more...

  • Exits to the Posthuman Futureby Arthur Kroker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    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 acceleration,... more...

  • Multiple Experiences of Modernityby Oliver Kozlarek

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 31.22

    Aktuelle Theorien der Moderne gehen von einer Vielfalt der Moderne(n) aus. Dabei werden die Unterschiede häufig als institutionelle und kulturelle Unterschiede verstanden. Auch wenn es sich dabei um durchaus sinnvolle Unternehmen handelt, kommen die jeweils provozierten »menschlichen Konsequenzen« zu kurz. Genau darum ging es aber jener Denktradition,... more...

  • From Empires to Imperialismby Boris Kagarlitsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the market economy and the role of government as a disincentive towards private initiative, when for centuries the state power has been carrying... more...

  • Codebreaking our futureby Michael lee

    Infinite Ideas 2014; US$ 26.95

    Some of the greatest scientists, philosophers, and historians of all time have advocated the concept of causality, or cause and effect - the idea that we live in a causal universe in which every effect has a root cause or ‘causal factor’; nothing happens purely by chance. Michael Lee believes that these causal factors - the drives of change... more...

  • Die Hieroglyphe im 18. Jahrhundertby Annette Graczyk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    During the 18 th century, hieroglyphics posed a challenge to the Enlightenment but at the same time, they were cherished material for esotericism. They were seen as puzzling remnants of a now extinct form of communication, somewhere between pictorial writing, gestural language, and symbolism. Hieroglyphics figured prominently in the theory... more...

  • Bloody British History Salisburyby David J Vaughan

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Salisbury has one of the most gruesome histories on record. With more than 60 illustrations, hundreds of years of terrible true history are waiting for you inside this book. more...

  • The Future and Why We Should Avoid Itby Scott Feschuk

    D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 22.99

    The future holds many unknowns: advances in medical technology, increased airport security and critical new inventions like sentient, polygraph-enabled, wireless toasters. Luckily, Maclean?s columnist Scott Feschuk has written a survival guidepart how-to manual, part product guide, part apocalypse analysis and part sardonic observationto help us... more...

  • The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Ageby C.F.C. Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into six topics with additional prologue and epilogue, the... more...

  • "Der Mensch, das ist die Welt des Menschen ..."by Hanns-Werner Heister; Lars Lambrecht

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 38.17

    In einer Zeit, in der die Menschheit in einem bisher ungekannten Ausmaß nutzend wie zerstörend in die sie umgebende und tragende Natur eingreift, erhält die Frage nach der Stellung des Menschen zu ihr und damit auch nach der menschlichen Natur neue Aktualität. Anlässlich des achtzigsten Geburtstags von Friedrich Tomberg haben sich Vertreter und Vertreterinnen... more...