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  • Katastrophen im Spätmittelalterby

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 34.33

    Katastrophen gehören zur ?condition humana?: Schon immer war der Mensch Ereignissen ausgeliefert, die seine Vorstellungskraft übersteigen und seine Existenz bedrohen. Gerade das Spätmittelalter ist geprägt durch solche Erfahrungen, durch Seuchen, Schiffsunglücke, aber auch schon durch Finanzkrisen. Gerhard Fouquet und Gabriel Zeilinger stellen in ihrem... more...

  • Das Bild der Welt im Mittelalterby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 69.20

    In Zeiten von Google Earth sind weiße Flecken auf der Landkarte kaum mehr vorstellbar. Was aber wussten die mittelalterlichen Menschen von der Welt? Was wussten sie von ihrer Beschaffenheit, ihren Völkern, deren Schätzen und Wundern, was von der Natur? Wie also war das Weltbild des Mittelalters, und wie änderte es sich? Anhand von acht prominenten... more...

  • Zukunftsforschung und Zukunftsgestaltungby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 129.00

    Das Buch dokumentiert den aktuellen Stand und das gesamte Spektrum der wissenschaftlichen Zukunftsforschung im deutschsprachigen Raum. Dargestellt werden die wichtigsten Methoden und Anwendungsgebiete ebenso wie aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse: Wo liegen die Grenzen der Vorhersagbarkeit? Was sind die wichtigsten gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen... more...

  • American Egyptologistby Jeffrey Abt

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    James Henry Breasted (1865?1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable corners of the Middle East, helped identify the tomb of King Tut, and was on the cover of Tim e magazine. But Breasted was more than an Indiana Jones?he... more...

  • Paths of Fireby Robert M. Adams

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 57.50

    Technology, perhaps the most salient feature of our time, affects everything from jobs to international law yet ranks among the most unpredictable facets of human life. Here Robert McC. Adams, renowned anthropologist and Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, builds a new approach to understanding the circumstances that drive technological... more...

  • Time in the Black Experienceby Joseph Adjaye

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 130.00

    In the first book which deals entirely with the subject of time in Africa and the Black Diaspora, Adjaye presents ten critical case studies of selected communities in Africa, the Caribbean, and the American South. The essays cover a wide spectrum of manifestations of temporal experience, including cosmological and genealogical time, physical and ecological... more...

  • The Culture Industryby Theodor W Adorno; J. M. Bernstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture.... more...

  • "Herbst des Mittelalters"?by Jan A. Aertsen; Martin Pickavé

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 307.00

    The relationship between the Late Middle Ages and the beginning of modern times is still being controversially discussed. Some view the 14 th and 15 th century as a period of decline, others emphasize this era?s formative and innovative role in modern times. Volume 31 of Miscellanea Mediaevalia takes an interdisciplinary look at this... more...

  • §§ 355-510cby Hans-Jürgen Ahrens; Barbara Völzmann-Stickelbrock; Fabian Reuschle

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    Die Kommentierung umfasst neben der Zivilprozessordnung auch die relevanten Nebengesetze (wie EGZPO, GVG, KapMuG und MediationsG) sowie das europäische und internationale Zivilprozessrecht. Selbstverständlich sind alle relevanten Gesetzesänderungen sowie die neuesten Entwicklungen in Rechtsprechung und Lehre berücksichtigt. more...

  • Reality Isn't What It Used to Beby Walter Truet Anderson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Anderson reveals the reality of postmodernism in politics, popular culture, religion, literary criticism, art, and philosophy -- making sense of everything from deconstructionism to punk. more...