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  • Wo bleibt die Aufklärung?by Luise Güth; Niels Hegewisch; Knut Langewand; Dirk Mellies; Hedwig Richter

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 59.17

    Wo bleibt die Aufklärung in Zeiten postmoderner Weite und fundamentalistischer Willkür? Die Autorinnen und Autoren widmen sich dem Thema aus drei Perspektiven: Zum einen untersuchen sie, was Aufklärung wissenschaftstheoretisch bedeuten kann. Zweitens ermitteln sie die Potenziale, die in der Beschäftigung mit der Epoche Aufklärung stecken. Schließlich... more...

  • Die BOUNTY war sein Schicksalby Jann M. Witt

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52

    Der 28. April 1789 war ohne Frage der schwärzeste Tag im Leben von William Bligh. Eine Gruppe von Meuterern unter Führung von Fletcher Christian riss das Kommando über Seiner Majestät Transportschiff BOUNTY an sich und setzte den Kapitän zusammen mit 18 Getreuen mitten im Pazifischen Ozean aus. Es gab in der Geschichte der Seefahrt zahlreiche andere,... more...

  • The Missing Scotlandby Willie Sullivan

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 8.99

    The only reason to vote is if the vote represents power or change. I don t think it does. I fervently believe that we deserve more from our democratic system than the few derisory tit-bits tossed from the carousel of the mighty. RUSSELL BRANDFrom national and local elections to the debate on the independence referendum, a large part of Scotland is... more...

  • Scotland's Castlesby Dr Janet Brennan-Inglis

    The History Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Is there any other architectural form that is more universally loved than the castle? This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration and account of the renaissance of Scottish castles that has taken place since 1950. Over 100 ruined and derelict buildings - from tiny towers to rambling baronial mansions - have been restored as homes, hotels and... more...

  • Peculiar Peopleby Augustus Hare

    Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    These days hardly anyone remembers Augustus John Curthbert Hare (1834-1903). But in his prime, the late Victorian age, his name was on the lips of anyone who mattered. He was a travel writer, a storyteller and a memoirist of the first order, and his work is a fascinating record of a lost way of life amongst the strangest upper classes of English society. more...

  • 100 Days of Hope and Fearby David Torrance

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 11.65

    Was it simply a victory for fear over hope? How did the Better Together campaign come so close to losing it? How did the Yes campaign come so close to winning it? What can the people of Scotland ? and other aspirant nations ? learn from this seismic democratic event? Scotland?s independence referendum on 18 September 2014 was the most significant... more...

  • Swansea in 100 Datesby Geoff Brookes

    The History Press 2015; US$ 11.65

    Experience 100 key dates that shaped Swansea's history, highlighted its people's genius (or silliness) and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of social, criminal and sporting events, this book reveals a past that will fascinate, delight and even shock both residents and visitors of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little... more...

  • Little Book of Carmarthenshireby Dr Russell Grigg

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    The Little Book of Carmarthenshire is a highly readable compendium of the history, places and people in Wales's largest county. It provides fascinating facts about all aspects of Carmarthenshire's rich heritage, including sport, industry, religion, education and the arts. This whisle-stop tour through 'the Garden of Wales' covers its breath-taking... more...

  • The Little Book of Norwichby Neil R Storey

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    The Little Book of Norwich is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events in the city, from its earliest origins to the present day. Here you can read about entertainment, sport, industries, military history, transport, death and religion, crime and punishment, the coast, rivers and waterways. Also included are some... more...

  • The A-Z of Curious Flintshireby David Rowe

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    Flintshire, the northern gateway to Wales, is a county rich in heritage. It is home to ancient artefacts, medieval buildings and country houses, and has had many fascinating residents such as the grand old man of politics, W E Gladstone, and the famous naturalist and writer, Thomas Pennant. As with much of Wales, Flintshire is also a place of myth... more...