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  • The Culture Industryby Theodor W Adorno; J. M. Bernstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture.... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 248.72

    The relationship between the Late Middle Ages and the beginning of modern times is still being controversially discussed. Some view the 14 th and 15 th 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... more...

  • §§ 355-510cby Hans-Jürgen Ahrens; Barbara Völzmann-Stickelbrock; Fabian Reuschle

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 447.00

    Now in its fourth edition, the Wieczorek/Schütze legal commentary is a virtual institution in the field of civil procedure. This fourteen-volume guide once again sets the standard for legal reference works. Based on solid legal scholarship, it comprehensively considers practical requirements and needs in relation to civil procedure.... more...

  • Reality Isn't What It Used to Beby Walter Truet Anderson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49

    Anderson reveals the reality of postmodernism in politics, popular culture, religion, literary criticism, art, and philosophy -- making sense of everything from deconstructionism to punk. more...

  • The Mind of the Middle Agesby Frederick B. Artz

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 43.00

    "This is the third edition of a near standard survey of the intellectual life of the age of faith. Artz on the arts, as on philosophy, politics and other aspects of culture, makes lively and informative reading."? The Washington Post more...

  • Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross-Cultural Encountersby Karina F. Attar; Lynn Shutters

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Drawing from theatre, English studies, and art history, among others, these essays discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching medieval and early modern texts in the 21st-century university. Topics range from the intersections of race, religion, gender, and nation in cross-cultural encounters to the use of popular culture as pedagogical tools. more...

  • Sin and Filth in Medieval Cultureby Martha Bayless

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This important new contribution to the history of the body analyzes the role of filth as the material counterpart of sin in medieval thought. Using a wide range of texts, including theology, historical documents, and literature from Augustine to Chaucer, the book shows how filth was regarded as fundamental to an understanding of human history. This... more...

  • Cultural Policyby David Bell; Kate Oakley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Sacred and Secular in Medieval and Early Modern Culturesby Lawrence Besserman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    New essays by distinguished scholars on "sacred" and "secular" in medieval and early modern literature and history. more...

  • A History of Popular Cultureby Raymond F. Betts; Lyz Bly

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    This lively and informative survey provides a thematic global history of popular culture focusing on the period since the end of the Second World War. A History of Popular Culture explores the rapid diffusion and 'hybridization' of popular culture as the result of three conditions of the world since the end of World War Two: instantaneous communications,... more...