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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 157.95
Drawing on many avenues of inquiry: archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and on both historical and ethnohistorical records; Ancient Civilizations , 3/e provides a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world?s first civilizations and a brief summary of the way in which they... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Today's modern age of globalization is creating commonalities throughout the people of the world: Chinese food is eaten in South America, Fanta is enjoyed in South Africa, and Australians can purchase Swedish furniture. Western influences, particularly from American culture, have seeped into other countries and changed local standards, tastes,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year "It might be thought the height of poor taste to ascribe good fortune to a healthy man with a young family struck down at the age of sixty by an incurable degenerative disorder from which he must shortly die. But there is more than one sort of luck. To fall prey to a motor neuron disease is... more...
- Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.11
Hauptbeschreibung Auch kulturell gab das Mittelalter dem Abendland seine Identität: das Christentum, das Vermächtnis der Antike, die Bedeutung des Handels, der Individualismus, der Umgang mit der Zeit, die Popularität von Pilgerwegen wie dem Jakobsweg. Arnulf Krause rekonstruiert die hellen und dunklen Seiten des Hohen Mittelalters aus der Perspektive... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Vor 1000 Jahren lebten und wirkten Heinrich II. und Kunigunde mit all ihren Vorstellungen und Grundsätzen, die durch das Mittelalter geprägt waren. Sie waren Kinder ihrer Zeit, die Gott und die Kirche verehrten und dennoch als Herrscher nach politischer und ideeller Verwirklichung strebten. Doch ist das wirklich möglich? Kann man... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99
How People Lived takes readers on a journey not only from prehistory to the present (and beyond), but also moves the scene around the globe. The itinerary follows the early migration route of humans, takes in the wonders of the Mayans, Ancient Egypt, and Rome, visits a thronging festival in 12th-century China, witnesses the colonists settling... more...
- Marion Boyars 1988; US$ 12.99
Judith Williamson explores how our cultural tastes, in films, food, television, advertising, music poetry, song lyrics,photography,political movements and even the BritishRoyal Family influence our thinking and how we govern our own lives, and shape those of our children more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Though today best remembered as a science fiction writer, H.G. Wells was a keen observer of social and geopolitical trends who mined his era's headlines as fodder for his creative work. The writer was deeply shaken by the destruction and death wrought by World War I, and in this volume of passionate essays and observations, Wells lays out his suggestions... more...