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  • How People Livedby

    DK Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99

    How People Lived takes readers on a journey not only from prehistory to the present (and beyond), but also moves the scene around the globe. The itinerary follows the early migration route of humans, takes in the wonders of the Mayans, Ancient Egypt, and Rome, visits a thronging festival in 12th-century China, witnesses the colonists settling... more...

  • Das Bild der Welt im Mittelalterby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 33.67

    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...

  • Byzantium, Pliska, and the Balkansby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. – their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... more...

  • The Heirs of the Roman Westby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. ? their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... 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... 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 K. Adjaye

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 165.00

    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

    This book is an unrivalled indictment of the banality of mass culture - Adorno's finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture. more...

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

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    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...