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  • 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$ 51.03

    Rezension »Besonders weil die Herausgeber Fallbeispiele aus Afrka, Asien und Europa aus verschiedenen Perspektiven in ihren Extremen nebeneinander stellen, wird ein fruchtbarer Ansatz für weitere Forschungen geliefert.« Pallasch 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$ 33.67

    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$ 53.17

    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$ 134.72

    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...