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  • The Worldby Gö Therborn; ran

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    What is the world of the 21st century like now that the centrality of the West is no longer given? How were the societies and cultures of today's world together with their interconnections forged, and what is driving human society in our times? In short, what is the state of the world today as we enter the second decade of the 21st century? This is... more...

  • Cultural Policyby David Bell; Kate Oakley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    David Bell and Kate Oakley survey the major debates emerging in cultural policy research, adopting an approach based on spatial scale to explore cultural policy in cities, nations and internationally. They contextualise these discussions with an exploration of what both ?culture? and ?policy? mean when they are joined together as cultural policy.... more...

  • Erfurt - Führer zu den kulturhistorischen Kostbarkeiten des Mittelaltersby Stefan Bürger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2013; US$ 10.25

    Erfurt war im Mittelalter nicht nur eine der größten Städte des Heiligen Römischen Reiches deutscher Nation; sie erlitt im Unterschied zu anderen Kommunen deutlich geringere Verluste durch Kriegseinwirkungen oder Stadtentwicklung. So konnte ein großer Teil der malerischen Altstadt die Jahrhunderte überdauern und steht heute als Flächendenkmal unter... more...

  • Europäische Einflüsse im amerikanischen Musicalby Marc A. Bauch

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 34.55

    Wie nah oder fern stehen sich das europäische Theater und das amerikanische Musical? Seit Cecil Smith 1950 erstmals die Entwicklung von den europäisch beeinflussten Gattungen des amerikanischen Musiktheaters zum Musical beschrieben hat und zu dem Schluss kam, dass das amerikanische Musical als eigenständige Form anzusehen sei, ist diese Ansicht vorherrschend... more...

  • Florilegiumby Hiram Kümper; Michaela Pastors

    Traugott Bautz 2007; US$ 22.45

    Seit einigen Jahren ist der Studentische Arbeitskreis Mittelalter (StAM) eine Institution an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Regelmäßig findet sich hier der wissenschaftliche Nachwuchs vom Studierenden zum Doktoranden aus den unterschiedlichsten mediävistischen Fachbereichen zusammen, um die eigenen und fremde Arbeiten, alte Erkenntnisse und neue Fragen... more...

  • "Herbst des Mittelalters"?by Martin Pickavé; Jan A. Aertsen

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 307.00

    The relationship between the Late Middle Ages and the beginning of modern times is still being controversially discussed. Some view the 14th and 15th century as a period of decline, others emphasize this era?s formative and innovative role in modern times. Volume 31 of Miscellanea Mediaevalia takes an interdisciplinary look at this period while addressing... more...

  • The Renaissanceby Jerry Brotton

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 9.99

    This wide-ranging exploration of the Renaissance sees the period as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement and cultural experimentation and interaction on a global scale. It guides the reader through the key issues that defined the period, from art, architecture, and literature, to advances in science, trade and travel. - ;More than ever before,... more...

  • Eureka!by Marlene Wagman-Geller

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 14.95

    The fascinating inspirations behind common inventions and creations- from Barbie to Sweet and Low to Mt. Rushmore. The slinky was born aboard a World War II ship. The Barbie doll was inspired by a German sex toy. Weight Watchers began with a Jewish housewife in Queens, New York. Eureka! explores the fascinating stories behind these famous... more...

  • The Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences (95 Theses)by Martin Luther

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences, commonly known as The Ninety-Five Theses, were written by Martin Luther in 1517 and are widely regarded as the primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. Luther used these theses to display his displeasure with some of the Church's clergy's abuses, most notably the sale... more...

  • Esthétique et recyclages culturelsby Jean Klucinskas; Walter Moser

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2004; US$ 16.99

    De nos jours, artistes et créateurs de toutes orientations, et dans différents champs de production culturelle, ont de plus en plus recours à des procédés impliquant le traitement de matériaux qui sont déjà disponibles dans l?espace culturel : ils créent en recyclant. Grâce aux nouvelles technologies de reproduction des ?uvres et de traitement de... more...