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  • Der Prozess der Zivilisationen: 20 Jahre nach Huntingtonby Peter Nitschke

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 55.96

    Zwanzig Jahre nach Samuel P. Huntingtons stimulierendem Aufsatz ?The Clash of Civilizations?? hat die ?Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des Politischen Denkens? 2013 eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme vorgenommen. Die hier versammelten zwölf Beiträge gehen den Thesen und Implikationen von Huntingtons Argumentation in ihrer historischen, philosophischen,... more...

  • Space in the Medieval Westby Meredith Cohen; Fanny Madeline

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this ‘spatial turn’ in the humanities, the essays collected here generate new ideas about how medieval space was defined, constructed, and practiced in Europe, particularly... more...

  • Gender, War, and Conflictby Laura Sjoberg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    From Pakistan to Chechnya, Sri Lanka to Canada, pioneering women are taking their places in formal and informal military structures previously reserved for, and assumed appropriate only for men. Women have fought in wars, either as women or covertly dressed as men, throughout the history of warfare, but only recently have they been allowed to join... more...

  • Historians Debate the Rise of the Westby Jonathan Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    How and why did Europe rise to world pre-eminence? Providing an overview of this central historical conundrum of modern times, Historians Debate the Rise of the West enables students to grasp major scholars? evaluations of the biggest picture of all: how Western civilization fits into modern world history. Most historians who write in this area... 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...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Castlesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Did you know that the world’s oldest football was found in a room at Stirling Castle? Do you know what the person in charge of a castle’s buttery is called? What is the difference between a trebuchet and a mangonel? And what is an oubliette? The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in the excellent quick-read guide to castles.... more...

  • Popular Culture in a New Ageby Marshall Fishwick

    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...

  • Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttleby Christian Thorsten Callisen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early modern historiography, bringing a unique approach to several of the problems currently facing the field. Contributors engage with critical... more...

  • The Medieval Mindby Henry Osborn Taylor

    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...

  • European Encountersby Carlos Reijnen; Marleen Rensen

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 73.00

    European Encounters explores the making and remaking of ideas of Europe between 1914 and 1945 as a result of intellectual encounters and intellectual exchange. Against the background of the first half of the twentieth century European intellectuals feverishly chased new and uncharted territories, most often across national borders. Their encounters... more...