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  • Représentations et conceptions de l’espace dans la culture médiévale. Repräsentationsformen und Konzeptionen des Raums in der Kultur des Mittelaltersby Tiziana Suarez-Nani; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Le présent volume contient les Actes du colloque international sur les " Représentations et conceptions de l'espace dans la culture médiévale " qui s'est déroulé du 19 au 21 octobre 2009 sous les auspices de l'Institut d'Etudes Médiévales de l'Université de Fribourg (Suisse). La participation de spécialistes de rang international à cette... more...

  • Satisfaction Not Guaranteedby Peter N. Stearns

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    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

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Disgraceful Archaeologyby Bill Tidy; Paul G. Bahn

    The History Press 2012; US$ 7.99

    The book that all archaeology buffs have secretly been yearning for! This unique blend of text, anecdote and cartoon reveals, and revels in, those 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...

  • 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

    „Mit seiner differenzierten Beschreibung des werkindividuellen Wortschatzes ist das Divan-Wörterbuch von Christa Dill eine lexikographische Meisterleistung, die gar nicht hoch genug gerühmt werden kann. Das Wörterbuch beruht auf der 1965 erschienenen kommentierten Ausgabe des Divan von Hans Albert Maier.“ Prof. Dr. Kurt Gärtner more...

  • Leistung aus Kulturby Wolfgang Saaman

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 28.21

    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...

  • Modernitiesby Peter J. Taylor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was... more...

  • Reinventing the Renaissanceby Sarah Brown; Robert Lublin; Lynsey McCulloch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    The plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries has inspired interpretations in every genre and medium. This book offers perspectives on the ways in which practitioners have used Renaissance drama to address contemporary concerns and reach new audiences. It provides a resource for those interested in the creative reception of Renaissance drama. more...