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  • Ideas&Ideals North Euro Renaisby Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Das Blut der Gläubigenby Sandra Ann Fortner

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 9.05

    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...

  • Between the Middle Ages and Modernityby Charles H. Parker; Jerry H. Bentley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 41.99

    This groundbreaking book examines the complex relationships between individuals and communities in the profound transitions of the early modern period. Taking a global and comparative approach to historical issues, the distinguished contributors show that individual and community created and recreated one another in the major structures, interactions,... more...

  • Man in the Modern Age (Routledge Revivals)by Karl Jaspers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in English in 1933, this detailed philosophical examination of the contemporary state and nature of mankind is a seminal work by influential German philosopher Karl Jaspers. Elucidating his theories on a variety of topics pertaining to contemporary and future human existence, Man in the Modern Age is an ambitious and wide-ranging... 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...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 42.42

    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...

  • Herzog Herpinby Bernd Bastert

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 142.94

    Der in der ersten Hälfte des 15. Jahrhunderts im Umkreis des Hofes der Elisabeth von Lothringen und Nassau-Saarbrücken entstandene, auf einer französischen Quelle beruhende "Herzog Herpin" zählt zu den frühesten Beispielen großepischen Erzählens in deutschsprachiger Prosa. Das in drei Handschriften des 15. Jahrhunderts, zudem unter dem Titel "Der weiß... 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook to Life in Renaissance Europeby Sandra Sider

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00

    Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life. more...