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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00
Wer mit fremdsprachigen Quellen arbeitet oder selbst in einer Fremdsprache schreibt, muss wissen, wie historische Begriffe sauber übersetzt werden. Winfried Baumgart hat rund 16.500 Begriffe in drei Sprachen bereitgestellt: Begriffe aus der Weltgeschichte, aus den Bereichen Militärwesen, Alltag, Kultur, Medizin, Technik; aus der Aktenkunde, der Genealogie... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
During the sixteenth-century reform movement, Zwingli and his humanist colleagues in Zurich sought biblical, historical, literary, and political models to shape and defend their radical reforms. This book explores history, scholarship, and memory and examines the immediacy of antiquity, early Christianity, and the Middle Ages for the Zurich reformers... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99
As the French Revolution gathered steam, the exact location of Jones?s grave?and, in fact, the exact location of St. Louis cemetery in Paris, where he was buried in 1792?was forgotten: information on his death and burial were destroyed in the Paris Commune and the few who had attended his burial had passed away. His body had, though, been preserved... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
For most of its rule, the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) - whose historical homeland was in Heilongjiang - enforced a policy that prohibited Chinese immigration and settlement and maintained the regions reputation as the Great Northern Wilderness. Covering the period between the reversal of the anti-immigration policy in 1900 and the Japanese annexation... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
During the nineteenth century the British government and the Admiralty provided large subsidies to commercial companies to run international mail services. Concentrating on the service between Britain and South America, this book explores the economic, maritime and political aspects of the Royal Mail Lines company, which held contracts between 1851... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 35.00
In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate, of this modern... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
The first ?war correspondent,? William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as ?the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.? Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . . Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian, author of The Pattons (?Exceptional??... more...