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Civilization and race

  • Historians Debate the Rise of the Westby Jonathan Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    How and why did Europe rise to world pre-eminence? Providing an overview of this central historical conundrum of modern times, Historians Debate the Rise of the West enables students to grasp major scholars? evaluations of the biggest picture of all: how Western civilization fits into modern world history. Most historians who write in this area... more...

  • European Encountersby Carlos Reijnen; Marleen Rensen

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 73.00

    European Encounters explores the making and remaking of ideas of Europe between 1914 and 1945 as a result of intellectual encounters and intellectual exchange. Against the background of the first half of the twentieth century European intellectuals feverishly chased new and uncharted territories, most often across national borders. Their encounters... more...

  • The Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval Englandby Mark Bailey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An exciting, fresh look at one of the most important questions of medieval scholarship - the decline of serfdom and its implications. more...

  • Race & Historyby Pittard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 295.00

    First Published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Zwischen Sehnsucht und Überdrussby Halit Üründü

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 42.43

    Die Habsburgermonarchie war über Jahrhunderte eine der mächtigsten Dynastien Europas. Der Erste Weltkrieg gab ihr den Todesstoß und stürzte die österreichische Gesellschaft in Krise und Chaos. In der Literatur aber lebt der habsburgische Mythos fort. Er ist sogar wirkungsmächtiger denn je, hat aber in den Romanen der Zwischenkriegszeit sein Gesicht... more...

  • Islamism and the Westby Uriya Shavit

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Offering a unique analysis of Islamist ideology, Islamism and the West attempts to explain how- and why-mainstream Islamist leaders have, for the past century, developed and canonized theories which depict theWest as engaged in a sophisticated conspiracy to undermine Muslim identity by cultural means, while morallycollapsing and yearning for the... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00

    Bernhard R. Kroener examines the complex economic, social, and political-cultural interrelationships that have characterized the development of military organizations since the 14th century. He shows the extent to which the armies of the 17th and 18th centuries mirrored their forbearers. The textbook is classically divided into presentation, research,... more...

  • Die Angst vor den Barbarenby Tzvetan Todorov; Ilse Utz

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 17.65

    Todorov ist einer der bedeutendsten Intellektuellen Europas, seine Schrift ist eine meisterhafte Tour d'horizon durch Geschichte, Politik und Philosophie - und ein echter "Werkzeugkasten" zur Entschlüsselung der Herausforderungen unserer Zeit. "Der Kampf der Kulturen sähe so aus: die westlichen Demokratien auf der einen, der Islam auf... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    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 between both... more...

  • Great Booksby David Denby

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 16.99

    THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER At the age of forty-eight, writer and film critic David Denby returned to Columbia University and re-enrolled in two core courses in Western civilization to confront the literary and philosophical masterpieces -- the "great books" -- that are now at the heart of the culture wars. In Great Books, he leads us on a glorious... more...