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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...

  • Die Hieroglyphe im 18. Jahrhundertby Annette Graczyk

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    During the 18 th century, hieroglyphics posed a challenge to the Enlightenment but at the same time, they were cherished material for esotericism. They were seen as puzzling remnants of a now extinct form of communication, somewhere between pictorial writing, gestural language, and symbolism. Hieroglyphics figured prominently in the theory... more...

  • "Der Mensch, das ist die Welt des Menschen ..."by Hanns-Werner Heister; Lars Lambrecht

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 38.17

    In einer Zeit, in der die Menschheit in einem bisher ungekannten Ausmaß nutzend wie zerstörend in die sie umgebende und tragende Natur eingreift, erhält die Frage nach der Stellung des Menschen zu ihr und damit auch nach der menschlichen Natur neue Aktualität. Anlässlich des achtzigsten Geburtstags von Friedrich Tomberg haben sich Vertreter und Vertreterinnen... more...

  • History's Peopleby Margaret MacMillan

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    In this year's highly anticipated Massey Lectures, internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of the memorable figures of the past, women and men, who have changed the course of history and even directed the currents of their times. The actions of Hitler, Stalin and Thatcher had epic, resounding consequences,... more...

  • Ancient Civilizationsby Dr. Brian Fagan; Chris Scarre

    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...

  • Early Civilizationsby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00

    The story of early medicine is one of magic and sorcery, religion and prayers, shamans and surgeons, and ingenuity and experimentation. All manner of successes and failures also dot the backdrop of early medicine. The health challenges of the time were many, ranging from near-fatal accidents to a wide variety of mysterious illnesses. Despite very little... more...

  • Kulturwelt, Diskurs und Lebensstilby Rainer Diaz-Bone

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Das Buch legt die Theorie und Methode für die Analyse des lebensstilsbezogenen Sinns kultureller Genres vor. Die Kultursoziologie von Pierre Bourdieu wird aus diskurstheoretischer Sicht kritisiert: Bourdieus ?Analyse des Sprechens? gesteht der diskursiven Praxis keine Eigengesetzlichkeit in der sozialen Konstruktion lebensstilbezogener Wertigkeiten... 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$ 30.54

    "De trinitate" ist Augustinus' religionsphilosophisches Hauptwerk. Die Bedeutung des hier entwickelten Geistkonzeptes reicht weit über die philosophiegeschichtliche Epoche der Spätantike hinaus.   Reihe Philosophische Bibliothek - Band 523 more...

  • Das Linksphänomenby Andrej Jendrusch; Manfred Ritschel; Siegfried Wachtel

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 12.40

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum sitzt das Herz links und ist die DNA-Spirale mit unserem genetischen Code linksgedreht? Wieso wird in Stadien immer linksherum gelaufen und weicht der Mensch in Notsituationen zumeist nach links aus? Aus welchem Grund liegen in Kaufhäusern die wichtigen Waren links und warum gilt links als weiblich?Der Mikrobiologe Siegfried... more...