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  • The Renaissance: All That Mattersby Michael Halvorson; Sam Richardson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00

    Was the Renaissance just a period of extraordinary art and architecture?. The Renaissance: All That Matters examines the major developments of the Renaissance era from its beginnings in Italian city/states to later cultural,political,and scientific achievements in France,Spain,England,and Germany. By examining original sources and introducing readers... more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Essays on the modern reception of the Middle Ages, built round the central theme of the ethics of medievalism. more...

  • Cultural Policyby David Bell; Kate Oakley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Das Bild der Welt im Mittelalterby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 34.53

    In Zeiten von Google Earth sind weiße Flecken auf der Landkarte kaum mehr vorstellbar. Was aber wussten die mittelalterlichen Menschen von der Welt? Was wussten sie von ihrer Beschaffenheit, ihren Völkern, deren Schätzen und Wundern, was von der Natur? Wie also war das Weltbild des Mittelalters, und wie änderte es sich? Anhand von acht prominenten... more...

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

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 54.01

    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...

  • Herzog Herpinby Bernd Bastert

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 138.26

    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... more...

  • Euphorionby Vernon Lee

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The female writer and critic born Violet Paget rose to prominence using the pen name Vernon Lee. Over time, she came to be regarded as one of the foremost experts on the Italian Renaissance, and the engaging essays collected in Euphorion amply demonstrate her knowledge of and insight into Italian art and literature. 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...