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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
In God?s Battalions , distinguished scholar Rodney Stark puts forth a controversial argument that the Crusades were a justified war waged against Muslim terror and aggression. Stark, the author of The Rise of Christianity, reviews the history of the seven major crusades from 1095-1291 in this fascinating work of religious revisionist history. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 9.50
"An elegant and intelligent translation. The text provides a perfect solution to the problem of how to introduce students to Hegel in a survey course in the history of Western philosophy." Graham Parkes, University of Hawaii more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 23.99
In 476 AD, the last of Rome's emperors, known as "Augustulus," was deposed by a barbarian general, the son of one of Attila the Hun's henchmen. With the imperial vestments dispatched to Constantinople, the curtain fell on the Roman empire in Western Europe, its territories divided among successor kingdoms constructed around barbarian... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 63.00
This compendium volume assembles major articles by Louse Schorn-Schütte on the occasion of her 65 th birthday. It reflects the wide range of the honoree?s important areas of writing and research, including the history of historiography and the history of political and religious culture in the early modern age. In addition, the book presents... more...
- Rajat Publications 2007; US$ 40.00
This book has been written to cater to the needs of teachers, be it at the school, undergraduate or post graduate level, who may feel the need to infuse never and innovative methodologies into their teaching of history. As mentioned before, history learning can become a joyless and loving task, and therein lies the biggest challenge to a history teacher.... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Today, the term "chivalry" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one's coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00
For several years now, sigillography as an independent subarea in the field of Byzantine studies has received increasing attention from both Byzantine studies and related disciplines, as it is the only area still able to provide academia with large amounts of material not previously analysed. The articles of Studies in Byzantine Sigillography deal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99
The Roman empire tends to be seen as a whole whereas the early middle ages tends to be seen as a collection of regional histories, roughly corresponding to the land-areas of modern nation states. As a result, early medieval history is much more fragmented, and there have been few convincing syntheses of socio-economic change in the post-Roman world... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 41.43
Hauptbeschreibung In seiner Studie über die Geburt des modernen Geschichtsdenkens in Europa zeigt Andreas Heuer auf, wie sich die beiden Hauptrichtungen dieses Denkens, die Konzeption der Weltgeschichte und der Historismus, seit dem 16. Jahrhundert herausgebildet haben. Besondere historische Umstände in Europa haben dieses Denken vorbereitet. Diese... more...