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Civilization and race

  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilizationby Brian A. Pavlac

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 48.99

    This lively text offers a brief history of Western civilization. Providing a focused narrative and interpretive structure, Pavlac uses the joined terms ?supremacies and diversities? to develop themes of conflict and creativity. His easily accessible yet deeply knowledgeable book covers the basic information that all educated adults should know. ... more...

  • Beckett in Black and Redby Alan Warren Friedman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1934, Nancy Cunard published Negro: An Anthology , which brought together more than two hundred contributions, serving as a plea for racial justice, an exposé of black oppression, and a hymn to black achievement and endurance. The anthology stands as a virtual ethnography of 1930s racial, historic, artistic, political, and economic culture. Samuel... more...

  • Berühmte Jahreby Eva-Maria Landwehr

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 42.63

    1789 brach Aufruhr in Paris aus: Die erzürnten Massen stürmten das Staatsgefängnis in der Bastille. Zur gleichen Zeit zeichnete die deutsche Malerin Dora Stock das letzte Portrait des jung verstorbenen Mozart. Und der junge irische Geograph und Ingenieur Christopher Colles realisierte den ersten Straßenatlas der noch dünn besiedelten Vereinigten Staaten... 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...

  • 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...

  • Der asymmetrische Westenby Barbara Henry; Alberto Pirni

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.11

    Dieser Band schärft den Blick für die politische Lage des Westens. Er stellt die Asymmetrien und Ungleichheiten der westlichen Gesellschaften in den Mittelpunkt und betrachtet sie unter philosophischen und kulturwissenschaftlichen Aspekten. Die verschiedenen untersuchten Identitäten spiegeln sich in spezifischen Formen von sozialer Benachteiligung... 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$ 310.00

    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$ 35.46

    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...