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

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 321.00

    Nach wie vor wird das Verhältnis des späten Mittelalters zur anbrechenden Neuzeit kontrovers diskutiert. Manche sehen im 14. und 15. Jahrhundert eine Periode des Verfalls, andere betonen die prägende und innovative Rolle dieser Epoche für die Neuzeit. Der 31. Band der Miscellanea Mediaevalia wirft einen interdisziplinären Blick auf... more...

  • (Re-)Writing the Radicalby Maike Oergel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • 10 Books that Screwed Up the Worldby Benjamin Wiker

    Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 29.99

    You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas... 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...

  • 1308by Andreas Speer; David Wirmer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 321.00

    Dieser Band der Miscellanea Mediaevalia ist einem Jahr gewidmet: 1308. Die Wahl dieses Jahres scheint arbiträr, denn dieses Jahr zählt ‑ abgesehen von wenigen markanten Ereignissen wie dem Templerprozess oder dem Tod des Johannes Duns Scotus ‑ nicht zu den prominenten Jahren. Der Band wagt ein historiografisches Experiment, indem er gegenüber... more...

  • 1616by Thomas Christensen

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 29.99

    The world of 1616 was a world of motion. Enormous galleons carrying silk and silver across the Pacific created the first true global economy, and the first international megacorporations were emerging as economic powers. In Europe, the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes marked the end of an era in literature, as the spirit of the Renaissance was... more...

  • The 2030 Spikeby Colin Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    The clock is relentlessly ticking!Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decade, six powerful 'drivers' will converge with unprecedented force in a statistical spike that could tear... more...

  • Against Empireby Zillah Eisenstein

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Zillah Eisenstein presents a wide-ranging critique of neoliberal globalization and of American foreign policy. Insisting that 'the' West is as much fiction as reality, she explores plural understandings of feminisms in other cultures and looks to the global anti-war movement to counter US power. more...

  • Age of the Sagesby Mark W. Muesse

    Fortress Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    By setting traditions and thinkers such as Zoroaster, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Gautama Buddha, Confucius, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle side by side, we are able to see more clearly the questions with which they struggled, their similarities and differences, and how their ideas have influenced religious thought down to our day. more...

  • All Life is Problem Solvingby Karl Popper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.' - Karl Popper, from the Preface All Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-five years of his life. This collection illuminates Popper's process of working... more...