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  • Kulturgeschichte des frühen Mittelaltersby Anton Grabner-Haider; Johann Maier; Karl Prenner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 35.45

    Die Kulturgeschichte von 500 bis 1200 eröffnet neue Zugänge zu dieser vergangenen Geschichtsepoche. Sie orientiert sich nicht primär an den Formen der Herrschaft. Vielmehr kommen auf umfassende Weise kulturelle Phänomene in den Blick, welche die Lebenswelt dieser Zeitepoche geprägt haben. Das sind zunächst die wirtschaftlichen Voraussetzungen für das... more...

  • Text und Normativität im deutschen Mittelalterby Elke Brüggen; Franz-Josef Holznagel; Sebastian Coxon; Almut Suerbaum

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    This book investigates how German-language texts from the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era helped to form collective and individual identities through their handling of social norms. Using case studies, the contributors analyze the shaping of norms for different text types, social groups, and genders. They also define the scope allowed by the literature... more...

  • The Rey Chow Readerby Paul Bowman; Rey Chow

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Rey Chow is arguably one of the most prominent intellectuals working in the humanities today. Characteristically confronting both entrenched and emergent issues in the interlocking fields of literature, film and visual studies, sexuality and gender, postcolonialism, ethnicity, and cross-cultural politics, her works produce surprising connections... more...

  • Dreaming of Cockaigneby Herman Pleij; Diane Webb

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 31.99

    Imagine a dreamland where roasted pigs wander about with knives in their backs to make carving easy, where grilled geese fly directly into one's mouth, where cooked fish jump out of the water and land at one's feet. The weather is always mild, the wine flows freely, sex is readily available, and all people enjoy eternal youth. Such is Cockaigne.... more...

  • History's Disquietby Harry Harootunian

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    America's preeminent intellectual historian of modern Japan inaugurates a challenging debate on the arbitrary cultural divisions of our world, and in the process sheds light on the troubling academic enterprise called "area studies." This is one of the first works to explore on equal footing the European and Japanese conceptions of modernity -- as... more...

  • Nachleben des antiken Geistes im Abendland bis zum Beginn des Humanismusby Richard Newald

    De Gruyter 1960; US$ 210.00

    Nachleben Des Antiken Geistes Im Abendland Bis Zum Beginn Des Humanismus: Eine Berschau. more...

  • Goethezeit - Zeit für Goetheby Konrad Feilchenfeldt; Kristina Hasenpflug; Gerhard Kurz; Renate Moering

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 224.00

    With its specific references to the research interests of Christoph Perels, for many years the director of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift, this festschrift in his honour reflects a range of concerns extending from the age of Goethe to the present, with emphasis on the interpretation of poetry. An additional section is dedicated to the history of the... more...

  • History in the Comic Modeby Rachel Fulton; Bruce W. Holsinger

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 54.99

    In this groundbreaking collection, twenty-one prominent medievalists discuss continuity and change in ideas of personhood and community and argue for the viability of the comic mode in the study and recovery of history. These scholars approach their sources not from a particular ideological viewpoint but with an understanding that all topics, questions,... more...

  • Das Blut der Gläubigenby Sandra Ann Fortner

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 25.56

    Augsburg 1286: Ein Blutregen geht über der Stadt nieder, Pilger verschwinden spurlos, die Abdrücke eines Dämons erschrecken die Bürger. Mechthild, ein Sarazenenbalg, gilt rasch als Ursache des Unheils ? doch ihr dunkles Geheimnis muss erst gelöst werden. Der Roman von Sandra Ann Fortner führt tief in die Abgründe des Mittelalters. Ihr Roman macht atemlos... more...

  • Cultural Policyby Toby Miller; George Yudice

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 83.00

    Offering the first comprehensive and international work on cultural policy, Toby Miller and George Yudice have produced a landmark work in the emerging field of cultural policy. Rigorous in its field of survey and astute in its critical commentary it enables students to gain a global grounding in cultural policy. more...