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  • Der Prozess der Zivilisationen: 20 Jahre nach Huntingtonby Peter Nitschke

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 56.68

    Zwanzig Jahre nach Samuel P. Huntingtons stimulierendem Aufsatz ?The Clash of Civilizations?? hat die ?Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des Politischen Denkens? 2013 eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme vorgenommen. Die hier versammelten zwölf Beiträge gehen den Thesen und Implikationen von Huntingtons Argumentation in ihrer historischen, philosophischen,... more...

  • Space in the Medieval Westby Meredith Cohen; Fanny Madeline

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this ‘spatial turn’ in the humanities, the essays collected here generate new ideas about how medieval space was defined, constructed, and practiced in Europe, particularly... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Castlesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Did you know that the world’s oldest football was found in a room at Stirling Castle? Do you know what the person in charge of a castle’s buttery is called? What is the difference between a trebuchet and a mangonel? And what is an oubliette? The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in the excellent quick-read guide to castles.... more...

  • Popular Culture in a New Ageby Marshall Fishwick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    With a Foreword by Dr. Fishwick's student--Tom Wolfe. This book redefines popular culture in the light of the revolutionary changes brought about by the information revolution and the digital divide. It explores the phenomenal growth and extension of popular culture in the last decade and ties in the vast changes brought about by technology and the... more...

  • Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttleby Christian Thorsten Callisen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early modern historiography, bringing a unique approach to several of the problems currently facing the field. Contributors engage with critical... more...

  • The Medieval Mindby Henry Osborn Taylor

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Lasting from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries AD, the medieval period was a crucial time of transformation and growth, setting the stage for the flowering of knowledge and culture that would come to pass during the era of the Renaissance. In this comprehensive volume, which includes both of the original books that make up this series, author Henry... 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...

  • Multiple Experiences of Modernityby Oliver Kozlarek

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.18

    Aktuelle Theorien der Moderne gehen von einer Vielfalt der Moderne(n) aus. Dabei werden die Unterschiede häufig als institutionelle und kulturelle Unterschiede verstanden. Auch wenn es sich dabei um durchaus sinnvolle Unternehmen handelt, kommen die jeweils provozierten »menschlichen Konsequenzen« zu kurz. Genau darum ging es aber jener Denktradition,... more...

  • Ars Memorativa in Central Europeby Rafal Wójcik; Sabine Seelbach

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 118.00

    Ars Memorativa in Central Europe: Ein internationaler Workshop an der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (3.-4. Dezember 2012) more...

  • Género y Exilio Teatral Republicano: Entre la Tradición y la Vanguardiaby Francisca Vilches-de Frutos; Pilar Nieva-de la Paz; José-Ramón |López García; Manuel Aznar Soler

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 95.00

    Este volumen indaga sobre el compromiso en la defensa de valores igualitarios por parte de los creadores y creadoras teatrales del exilio republicano de 1939, cuyos innovadores discursos narrativos y visuales presentan unos modelos de masculinidad y feminidad representativos del cambio en los paradigmas de género acordes con el creciente protagonismo... more...