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  • The Fin-de-Siècle Worldby Michael Saler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval across all walks of life, and is truly innovative... more...

  • Renaissance Papers 2013by Jim Pearce; Joanna Kucinski

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 55.00

    Features the best scholarly essays from the 2013 Southeastern Renaissance Conference held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, including essays on Renaissance poetics, friendship, and representations of women. more...

  • Sounds of Modern Historyby Daniel Morat

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 110.00

    Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures and practices in European societies. This change was brought about by modern phenomena such as urbanization, industrialization... more...

  • Civilization and Modernizationby Chuanqi He; Nikolay Lapin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Modernization has been a profound change of human civilizations — a worldwide phenomenon and trend since the 18th century. It includes not only the great change and transformation from traditional to modern politics, economy, society and culture, but also all human development and the rational protection of the natural environment at present.... more...

  • Transkulturelle Verflechtungen im mittelalterlichen Jahrtausendby Michael Borgolte; Matthias M. Tischler

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 50.09

    Das Mittelalter sucht seinen Platz in der Globalgeschichte. Während für die Neuzeit schon große Ansätze zur Erforschung und Darstellung der Globalgeschichte geleistet wurden, ist die Situation für die Mediävistik, die auf einer ganz anderen Quellengrundlage aufbauen muss, ungleich schwieriger. Auf dem Historikertag 2010 befassten sich zwei interdisziplinäre... more...

  • 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$ 33.39

    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$ 52.19

    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...