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  • Traditionen jüdischen Denkens in Europaby Sibylle Schönborn; Karl Ivan Solibakke; Bernd Witte

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 41.66

    Der Band wirft Schlaglichter auf die Bedeutung jüdischen Denkens für die Entwicklung der nationalen Kulturen Europas und einer europäischen Kultur vom Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts bis in die Gegenwart. Im Anschluss an Hannah Arendts Begriff von der "verborgenen Tradition" zeigen die einzelnen Beiträge die Gemeinsamkeit der vielfältigen und... more...

  • Islam's War Against the Crusadersby W B Bartlett

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    The first history in English to study the Crusades from the Islamic point of view, by an established historian of the Crusades. more...

  • Kulturdialoge zwischen dem Westen und der islamischen Weltby Naika Foroutan

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • East Meets West in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Timesby Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 224.00

    This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication... more...

  • The West at Warby Bradley C. S. Watson

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • First Globalizationby Geoffrey C. Gunn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 42.99

    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...

  • Cultural Identity and Archaeologyby P. Graves-Brown; Sian Jones; C.S. Gamble

    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...

  • Kriegswesen, Herrschaft und Gesellschaft 1300-1800by Bernhard R. Kroener

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    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...

  • Bloody British History Salisburyby David J Vaughan

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Salisbury has one of the most gruesome histories on record. With more than 60 illustrations, hundreds of years of terrible true history are waiting for you inside this book. more...

  • The Terror of Historyby Teofilo F. Ruiz

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    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...