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  • 1810-1813by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    The third volume of letters to Pestalozzi covers the years 1810 to 1813 and contains over 600 letters. They show how Pestalozzi's methods awakened interest in the different countries of Europe (Prussia, Russia, Italy, England). They also give insight into the first large crises within the organization of the Institute and show how high the demand was... more...

  • African Traditional Religion in South Africaby DAVID CHIDESTER; CHIREVO KWENDA; ROBERT PETTY

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 175.00

    In a changing South Africa, recovering the meaning and power of African tradition is a matter of crucial importance. This work participates in that recovery by providing a comprehensive guide to research on the indigenous religious heritage of this dynamic country. Detailed reviews of over 600 books, articles, and theses are offered along with introductory... more...

  • Albrecht Durerby Jane Campbell Hutchison

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aldous Huxleyby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Aldous Huxley has been called the 20th century's answer to the Renaissance thinker. He gained fame for his utopian and dystopian fiction, including Brave New World, Point Counter Point, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. With an introductory essay from Yale literature professor Harold Bloom, this volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary... more...

  • American Libraries before 1876by HAYNES MCMULLEN

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 168.00

    1876 is considered to mark the beginning of the modern library movement in the United States, but Americans created and used thousands of libraries before that date. While the history of American libraries has not been neglected by scholars, none has examined in detail where in the different parts of the country various libraries came into existence... more...

  • The American Public Library Handbookby Guy A. Marco

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 75.00

    This reference work documents every aspect of the American public library experience through topical entries, statistics, biographies, and profiles. more...

  • The Anglo-Saxon Libraryby Michael Lapidge

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 59.99

    This invaluable study sets out the evidence for the nature and holdings of libraries in Anglo-Saxon England, from the sixth century to the eleventh. It is furnished with appendices which include editions of all surviving Anglo-Saxon book inventories, lists of those manuscripts exported from and imported into Anglo-Saxon England, and a catalogue of... more...

  • Augustinusby Therese Fuhrer; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 13.87

    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... more...

  • Authority in European Book Culture 1400-1600by Pollie Bromilow

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    The various manifestations of authority have enforced, or acted to prevent, the distribution of books, pamphlets and other print matter in Europe during the late medieval and Renaissance period. This volume analyzes how readers, writers and printers have sometimes rebelled against the constraints and restrictions of authority; and how the written or... more...

  • Becoming a Digital Libraryby Susan J. Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This excellent reference traces the construction and maintenance of the digital collections and services that have been available day in and day out to users worldwide for more than a decade. It examines applicable guidelines for any library looking to build and manage systems, conduct and evaluate projects, and scout new directions for mainstreaming... more...