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  • The Medieval Mindby Henry Osborn Taylor

    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...

  • Euphorionby Vernon Lee

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The female writer and critic born Violet Paget rose to prominence using the pen name Vernon Lee. Over time, she came to be regarded as one of the foremost experts on the Italian Renaissance, and the engaging essays collected in Euphorion amply demonstrate her knowledge of and insight into Italian art and literature. more...

  • How People Livedby DK Publishing

    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...

  • 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...

  • Grenze und Grenzüberschreitung im Mittelalterby Ulrich Knefelkamp; Kristian Bosselmann-Cyran

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00

    Grenze und Grenzüberschreitung war das Thema des 11. Symposiums des Mediävistenverbandes, das im März 2005 in den beiden Grenzstädten Frankfurt und Slubice an der Oder stattgefunden hat. Gastgebende Universität war die Europa-Universität Viadrina. Der Gegenstand impliziert nicht nur räumlich-geographische, sondern auch soziale, kulturelle und intellektuelle... more...

  • Ideen als gesellschaftliche Gestaltungskraft im Europa der Neuzeitby Lutz Raphael; Heinz-Elmar Tenorth

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2006; US$ 77.00

    Die 24 Beiträge präsentieren zentrale Forschungsergebnisse des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms "Ideen als gesellschaftliche Gestaltungskraft im Europa der Neuzeit." Sie geben Einblick in die neuesten Tendenzen ideengeschichtlicher Forschung, gruppiert um fünf Themenschwerpunkte: Politikdiskurse der frühen Neuzeit, Theorieeffekte in Recht, Politik und Gesellschaft,... more...

  • Gestiftete Zukunft im mittelalterlichen Europaby Wolfgang Huschner; Frank Rexroth

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 70.00

    Michael Borgolte, Lehrstuhl für Mittelalterliche Geschichte I sowie Leiter des Instituts für vergleichende Geschichte Europas im Mittelalter an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin und Ordentliches Mitglied der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, konnte am 16. Mai 2008 seinen 60. Geburtstag begehen. Seine Forschungen prägen die deutsche... more...

  • The Fin-de-Siècle Worldby Michael Saler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval across all walks of life, and is truly innovative... more...

  • Medievalism: Key Critical Termsby Elizabeth Emery; Richard Utz

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 87.50

    The discipline of medievalism has produced a great deal of scholarship acknowledging the "makers" of the Middle Ages: those who re-discovered the period from 500 to 1500 by engaging with its cultural works, seeking inspiration from them, or fantasizing about them. Yet such approaches - organized by time period, geography, or theme - often lack an... more...