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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 29.43
Die politischen Systeme und Gesellschaften des Westens werden einer vergleichenden empirischen und normativen Betrachtung unterzogen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei zum einen die Unterschiede zwischen den westlichen und nicht-westlichen politischen Systemen und Gesellschaften, zum anderen der Vergleich zwischen den USA und Europa. Von der Rolle der Eliten... more...
- The History Press 2008; US$ 15.99
The Crusades continue to exert a fascination in the West as a story of perceived gallantry and battles against impossible odds. Yet what is less often considered is their effect on the Holy Land, and in particular the response of the Muslim world to the invasions of European Crusaders. In this book, W. B. Bartlett, author of four books on the Crusades,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 169.79
The aim of this English-language series on medieval studies is to establish a methodical, discerning connection between text analysis and cultural history. The series addresses the fundamental cultural themes of the medieval world from the perspective of literary studies and the humanities. These fundamental themes are the culture-formative... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2013; US$ 17.83
Mit Blick auf die internationalen Beziehungen analysiert Naika Foroutan, welche Möglichkeiten bestehen, der Gefahr sich verschärfender Zivilisationskonflikte zu begegnen. Dabei untersucht sie auch, ob die für den Westen sicherheitspolitisch bedeutsamen Kulturdialoge zusätzlich einen Beitrag zur Demokratisierung der islamischen Staatenwelt leisten können. more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99
In The West at War, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together renowned scholars and public policy experts to reflect on perhaps the most pressing problem of our time?the West's increasingly bloody conflict with forces that seek nothing less than its destruction. In eleven provocative chapters, contributors deal with the internal challenges and external... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99
First Globalization presents an original and sweeping conceptualization of the grand cultural-civilizational encounter between Asia and Europe. With his 'metageography' of the vast Eurasian zone, Gunn shows how between 1500 and 1800, a lively two-way flow in ideas, philosophies, and cultural products brought competing civilizations into serious dialogue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Cultural identity is a key area of debate in contemporary Europe. Despite widespread use of the past in the construction of ethnic, national and European identity, theories of cultural identity have been neglected in archaeology. Focusing on the interrelationships between concepts of cultural identity today and the interpretation of past cultural... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 21.18
Bernhard R. Kroener examines the complex economic, social, and political-cultural interrelationships that have characterized the development of military organizations since the 14 th century. He shows the extent to which the armies of the 17 th and 18 th centuries mirrored their forbearers. The textbook is classically divided into presentation,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99
CONTAINING:Saxons of Old Sarum BURIED ALIVE!The PLAGUE pits of Salisbury!CATHEDRAL organist intent on MURDER!The book bound in HUMAN SKIN!LOCKED IN A CAGE WITH CRIMINAL LUNATICS!A MONOCLED KILLER!Salisbury has one of the most gruesome histories on record. Human remains filled its barrows, its nobles were tortured, its witches hanged and a deadly disease... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95 US$ 16.33
This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes. Drawing on historical episodes ranging from antiquity to the recent past, and combining them with literary examples and personal reflections,... more...