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  • Graham Greeneby Robert H. Miller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and journalist, Graham Greene was one of the most widely read novelist of the 20th-century, a superb storyteller. Adventure and suspense are constant elements in his novels and many of his books have been made into successful films. Although Greene was nominated several times as a candidate for the... more...

  • Deutsche Quäkerbibliographieby Claus Bernet

    Traugott Bautz 2011; US$ 16.22

    In dieser Bibliographie wurden knapp 1.600 Texte zum Quäkertum aus mehreren Jahrhunderten aufgenommen. Die Werke sind nach Erscheinungsjahren und nach Sachgruppen geordnet. Diese erste vollständige deutschsprachige Bibliographie der Quäkerliteratur ist für Theologen, Historiker, Soziologen, Pädagogen und Germanisten von gleichem Interesse. Literatur... more...

  • Geschichte der Göttinger Stadtbibliothek von 1934 bis 1961by Ulrich Hunger; Paul Raabe

    Traugott Bautz 1984; US$ 13.36

    Inhalt 1. Forschungsbericht: Die Entwicklung der öffentlichen Bibliotheken im Dritten Reich und im ersten Nachkriegsjahrzehnt 2. Die "Städtische Volksbücherei" Göttingen im Dritten Reich 2.1. Eröffnung der "Städtischen Volksbücherei" 1934 2.2. Bücherverbrennung und Bestandssäuberung 2.3. Entwicklung der "Städtischen Volksbücherei"... more...

  • Frühneuzeitliche Bibliotheken als Zentren des europäischen Kulturtransfersby Claudia Brinker-von der Heyde; Jürgen Wolf; Marie Isabelle Vogel; Annekatrin Inder

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 46.37

    <P>Frühneuzeitliche Bibliotheken sind ein Spiegelbild der Welt. Sie sind ein Kultur- und Wissensraum, in dem sich mittelalterliche Wissenstraditionen und frühneuzeitliche Empirie begegnen und überlagern. Sie gestalten die Lebensformen im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert mit, sind Zentren des kulturellen Austauschs und der kulturellen Vernetzung im Europa... more...

  • Noam Chomskyby E.F.K. Koerner; Matsuji Tajima; Carlos P. Otero

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 158.00

    The impetus for producing a bibliography of Noam Chomky?s output (so far) derives from a strong interest in and commitment to a historical accounting of the contribution to the field of linguistic theory and possibly other subjects, such as philosophy and political science, by a man who has dominated linguistics for more than a generation, at least... more...

  • Sir William Jonesby Garland Cannon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 158.00

    Sir William Jones (1746 ?1794) was an Anglo-Welsh philologist and scholar of ancient India, particularly known for his proposition of the existence of a relationship among Indo-European languages. His third annual discourse before the Asiatic Society on the history and culture of the Hindus (1786) is often cited as the beginning of comparative linguistics... more...

  • American Public Library Handbook, Theby Guy Marco

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 75.00

    "One of the informal hallmarks of a true profession is the existence of a solid, well-organised handbook of professional knowledge and practice?the 'vade mecum',?meant to be carried 'in the hand' and referred to constantly. This fine production from the world's oldest professional body for librarians amply passes the test for a good handbook: it is... more...

  • Augustinusby Therese Fuhrer; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 137.30

    Augustinus kann ? nicht zuletzt wegen seiner ?Confessiones? ? als eine der prominentesten Persönlichkeiten der Spätantike, ja der europäischen Geistesgeschichte überhaupt gelten. Der Tübinger Historiker Udo Sautter rechnet ihn sogar zu den »101 wichtigsten Personen der Weltgeschichte«. Sein umfangreiches Werk bietet eine breite Palette von Themen,... more...

  • Text, Autor und Wissen in der 'historiografía indiana' der Frühen Neuzeitby Sebastian Greußlich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    This volume focuses on a key example of early modern Castilian colonial historiography, the Décadas. Providing a detailed analysis of linguistic discourse, it fills a research gap in Spanish language studies: for the first time the Décadas , a widely read and received text of great prestige, are the object of a systematic, historically... more...

  • Sherlock Holmes on the Stageby Amnon Kabatchnik

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 74.99

    One of the world's most well known fictional characters, Sherlock Holmes first appeared in print in 1887. The detective was featured in four novels and 56 short stories written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Within a decade of his creation Sherlock Holmes made his theatrical debut, first in a couple of obscure productions and soon in the celebrated... more...