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  • Multiple Experiences of Modernityby Oliver Kozlarek

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.97

    Aktuelle Theorien der Moderne gehen von einer Vielfalt der Moderne(n) aus. Dabei werden die Unterschiede häufig als institutionelle und kulturelle Unterschiede verstanden. Auch wenn es sich dabei um durchaus sinnvolle Unternehmen handelt, kommen die jeweils provozierten »menschlichen Konsequenzen« zu kurz. Genau darum ging es aber jener Denktradition,... more...

  • One World or Many?by Infobase Publishing

    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...

  • The Memory Chaletby Tony Judt

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95

    Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Final reflections on a happy life-from acclaimed historian Tony Judt. Tony Judt's The Memory Chalet is a memoir unlike any other. Each essay brings the smallest details of personal experience into the larger frame of history. Judt's youthful love of a London bus... more...

  • Europa im Mittelalterby Arnulf Krause

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 24.36

    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...

  • Das Kaiserpaar Heinrich II. und Kunigunde: Regenten zwischen Staat und Religionby Jennifer Asel

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 40.60

    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...

  • How People Livedby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99

    Following the huge success and popularity of DK's A Street Through Time series, How People Lived is an ambitious update that takes the reader on a journey not only from prehistory to the present (and beyond), but also moves the scene around the globe. Rather than witness the changes in one street or city over time, our itinerary follows the... more...

  • De trinitate (Bücher VIII-XI, XIV-XV, Anhang: Buch V)by Aurelius Augustinus; Johann Kreuzer; Johann Kreuzer; Johann Kreuzer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2003; US$ 48.74

    Hauptbeschreibung "De trinitate" ist Augustinus' religionsphilosophisches Hauptwerk. Die Bedeutung des hier entwickelten Geistkonzeptes reicht weit über die philosophiegeschichtliche Epoche der Spätantike hinaus. more...

  • Consuming Passionsby Judith Williamson

    Marion Boyars 1988; US$ 17.49

    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 Salvaging of Civilizationby H. G. Wells

    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...