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  • Medievalism: Key Critical Termsby Elizabeth Emery; Richard Utz

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 87.50

    The discipline of medievalism has produced a great deal of scholarship acknowledging the "makers" of the Middle Ages: those who re-discovered the period from 500 to 1500 by engaging with its cultural works, seeking inspiration from them, or fantasizing about them. Yet such approaches - organized by time period, geography, or theme - often lack an... more...

  • The Fin-de-Siècle Worldby Michael Saler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval across all walks of life, and is truly innovative... more...

  • Renaissance Papers 2013by Jim Pearce; Joanna Kucinski

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 55.00

    Features the best scholarly essays from the 2013 Southeastern Renaissance Conference held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, including essays on Renaissance poetics, friendship, and representations of women. more...

  • Berühmte Jahreby Eva-Maria Landwehr

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 20.64

    1789 brach Aufruhr in Paris aus: Die erzürnten Massen stürmten das Staatsgefängnis in der Bastille. Zur gleichen Zeit zeichnete die deutsche Malerin Dora Stock das letzte Portrait des jung verstorbenen Mozart. Und der junge irische Geograph und Ingenieur Christopher Colles realisierte den ersten Straßenatlas der noch dünn besiedelten Vereinigten Staaten... more...

  • The Future and Why We Should Avoid Itby Scott Feschuk

    D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 22.95

    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 guide—part how-to manual, part product guide, part apocalypse analysis and part sardonic observation—to help... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Predicting the Future in Science, Economics, and Politicsby F. W. Wayman; P. R. Williamson; S. Polachek

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    It is a puzzle that while academic research has increased in specialization, the important and complex problems facing humans urgently require a synthesis of understanding. This unique collaboration attempts to address such a problem by bringing together a host of prominent scholars from across the sciences to offer new insights into predicting the... more...

  • Sounds of Modern Historyby Daniel Morat

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 110.00

    Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures and practices in European societies. This change was brought about by modern phenomena such as urbanization, industrialization... more...

  • Civilization and Modernizationby Chuanqi He; Nikolay Lapin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Modernization has been a profound change of human civilizations — a worldwide phenomenon and trend since the 18th century. It includes not only the great change and transformation from traditional to modern politics, economy, society and culture, but also all human development and the rational protection of the natural environment at present.... more...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 50.09

    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...