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- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99
America's preeminent intellectual historian of modern Japan inaugurates a challenging debate on the arbitrary cultural divisions of our world, and in the process sheds light on the troubling academic enterprise called "area studies." This is one of the first works to explore on equal footing the European and Japanese conceptions of modernity -- as... more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 183.00
With its specific references to the research interests of Christoph Perels, for many years the director of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift , this festschrift in his honour reflects a range of concerns extending from the age of Goethe to the present, with emphasis on the interpretation of poetry. An additional section is dedicated to... more...
- De Gruyter 1960; US$ 172.23
Nachleben Des Antiken Geistes Im Abendland Bis Zum Beginn Des Humanismus: Eine Berschau. more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 59.99
In this groundbreaking collection, twenty-one prominent medievalists discuss continuity and change in ideas of personhood and community and argue for the viability of the comic mode in the study and recovery of history. These scholars approach their sources not from a particular ideological viewpoint but with an understanding that all topics, questions,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 66.00
Offering the first comprehensive and international work on cultural policy, Toby Miller and George Yudice have produced a landmark work in the emerging field of cultural policy. Rigorous in its field of survey and astute in its critical commentary it enables students to gain a global grounding in cultural policy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 210.00
The Celts are commonly considered to be one of the great peoples of Europe, with continuous racial, cultural and linguistic genealogy from the Iron Age to the modern-day 'Celtic fringe'. This book shows, in contrast, that the Celts, as they have been known and understood over two thousand years, are simply the 'other' of the dominant cultural and political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
From King Arthur and Robin Hood, through to video games and jousting-themed restaurants, medieval culture continues to surround us and has retained a strong influence on literature and culture throughout the ages. This fascinating and illuminating guide is written by two of the leading contemporary scholars of medieval literature, and explores: ... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 17.99
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER At the age of forty-eight, writer and film critic David Denby returned to Columbia University and re-enrolled in two core courses in Western civilization to confront the literary and philosophical masterpieces -- the "great books" -- that are now at the heart of the culture wars. In Great Books, he leads us on a glorious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95
Ours is the era of ?reinvention?. From psychotherapy to life coaching, from self-help manuals to cosmetic surgery, and from corporate rebranding to urban redesign: the art of reinvention is inextricably interwoven with the lure of the next frontier, the breakthrough to the next boundary ? especially boundaries of the self. In this insightful and... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 343.49
Now in its fourth edition, the Wieczorek/Schütze legal commentary is a virtual institution in the field of civil procedure. This fourteen-volume guide once again sets the standard for legal reference works. Based on solid legal scholarship, it comprehensively considers practical requirements and needs in relation to civil procedure.... more...