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  • History in the Discursive Conditionby Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    In this bold new book, Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth traces the broadly established challenges to modernity that now confront historians and citizens of Western societies generally. She puts forward a clear definition of both The Modern Condition and  of The Discursive Condition that challenges it, and  she briefly introduces  the most important practical... more...

  • Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Agesby Joseph Canning; Edmund J. King; Martial Staub

    BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00

    This collection of essays is based on a conference in honour of David Luscombe held at the University of Sheffield in September 2006 under the title Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Ages."" The 14 contributions to this Festschrift, by leading scholars in the field, show the strength and variety of recent work on the intellectual... more...

  • Satisfaction Not Guaranteedby Peter N. Stearns

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 34.00

    In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, modern urban, industrial, affluent societies have made great strides towards fixing some of the problems that plagued other societies for centuries: food shortages are nearly eliminated, infant and maternal mortality has fallen dramatically, birth control is both readily available and effective, education... more...

  • (Re-)Writing the Radicalby Maike Oergel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The essays in this volume discuss the overlap between philosophical, aesthetic, and political concerns in the 1790s either in the work of individuals or in the transfer of cultural materials across national borders, which tended to entail adaptation and transformation. What emerges is a clearer understanding of the ?fate? of the Enlightenment,... more...

  • Disgraceful Archaeologyby Paul Bahn; Bill Tidy

    The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94

    The book that all archaeology buffs have secretly been yearning for! This unique blend of text, anecdote and cartoon reveals, and revels in, thse aspects of the past that have been ignored, glossed over or even suppressed - the bawdy, the scatological and the downright bizarre. Our ancestors were not always serious, downtrodden and fearful creatures.... more...

  • The Archaeology of Political Spacesby Dominik Bonatz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    This book, consisting of 12 contributions, unites the most recent results from archaeological research in the Upper Mesopotamian piedmont. Under the growing influence of expanding territorial states, which were established during the 2 nd millennium BCE, this region experienced a substantial change in social and political life during... more...

  • Big Ideasby James Harkin

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 12.38

    "Big Ideas" explains where concepts like 'the long tail', 'urban tribes', 'soft power' and 'metrosexual' came from, what they mean, and what their critics say about them. It includes explanations of key terms such as: Maturialism: the name given to the new trend among middle-aged people of spending their money on expensive 'youth' gadgets and services,... more...

  • Quellenverzeichnisby Christian Hostettler; Werner Ziltener

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 154.00

    Thesaurus Proverbiorum Medii Aevi: Lexikon Der Sprichworter Des Romanisch-Germanischen Mittelalters more...

  • Wörterbuch zu Goethes West-östlichem Divanby Christa Dill

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 335.00

    ?With its differentiated description of the vocabulary of the individual work, the Divan dictionary by Christa Dill is a lexicographic masterpiece, which cannot be praised highly enough. The dictionary is based on the annotated edition of the Divan by Hans Albert Maier, which was published in 1965.? Prof. Dr. Kurt Gärtner more...

  • Leistung aus Kulturby Wolfgang Saaman

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 39.99

    Führen bedeutet längst nicht mehr planen und Ziele zu setzen. Die Zukunft nimmt keine Rücksicht auf Planzahlen. Die Kunst besteht darin, sich als Führungskraft den Stärken der Mitarbeiter anzuvertrauen und Denkbeweglichkeit zu fordern. Wie die Unternehmensleitung diese individuelle Motivation der "Arbeit-Nehmer" selbst fördern kann, stellt dieses Buch... more...