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  • Auf ewig Feind?by Thomas Wittek

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 0.00

    Die britische Propaganda zeichnete im Ersten Weltkrieg sehr wirkungsvoll das Zerrbild von den Deutschen als bestialischen Hunnen, die mordend und plündernd über ihre Nachbarn herfielen. Zur Verbreitung nutzten die staatlichen Propagandastellen insbesondere die modernen Massenmedien Presse und Film. Thomas Wittek untersucht erstmals, welche Folgen die... more...

  • Literarische Anthropologieby Alexander Kosenina

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 24.65

    - Interdisziplinäre Menschenkunde im Spiegel der Literatur: von Aufklärung bis Klassik, von Rousseau bis Büchner - Kontexte: Pädagogik, Psychologie und Ethnologie im 18. Jahrhundert - Anthropologische Literaturgattungen: Reiseberichte und Lehrgedichte, psychologische Fallgeschichten, Romane und Dramen - Neues Wissen über den Menschen: Selbstbestimmung... more...

  • Magie und Ritual bei Apollonios Rhodiosby Ingo Schaaf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 145.96

    Until now, scholars have largely ignored Apollonius of Rhodes?s deep interest in secret cults, arcane rituals, paradoxa, and magic. The present study extensively explores this material with special emphasis on its function in the Argonautica . Based on this complementary methodological presentation, the book is geared to both religious... more...

  • Zone of the Marvellousby Martin Edmond

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    He's constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.' ? Jim Shepard, New York Times New Zealand and Australia were imagined thousands of years before they became real. From Plato's Atlantis to Dante's Mount Purgatory, Sinbad the Sailor to Abel Tasman, travellers, writers, map-makers, charlatans and rogues dreamed of... more...

  • Comparaisons, raisons, raisons d'Étatby Armelle Lefebvre

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00

    Der Band versammelt die Beiträge einer Arbeitstagung über das politische Denken im Rahmen der frühneuzeitlichen "Gelehrtenrepublik". Zur Diskussion stand, welche gelehrten Praktiken bei der Entwicklung eines modernen Staatsgedankens zur Anwendung kamen. Während im 16. Jahrhundert rechtlich-politische Systeme im Wesentlichen noch mit dem Instrumentarium... more...

  • Voices of Scottish Journalistsby Ian MacDougall

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 13.52

    Newspaper journalism is a romantic profession. The men and women who wrote for newspapers in the twentieth century started work in a 'Hold the front page!' atmosphere: hot metal, clicking typewriters and inky fingers. In this fascinating collection, the latest in the Scottish Working People's History Trust series, Ian MacDougall has captured the memories... more...

  • Wildes Erzählen - Erzählen vom Wildenby Larissa Schuler-Lang

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    Using the methodology of cultural criticism as applied to medieval studies, this work examines different manifestations of wildness in medieval literary narratives, with an equal emphasis on issues of poetology and literary anthropology. Close textual readings newly illuminate the complex connections between self-understanding and representations... more...

  • The Herald Yearsby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1996; US$ 4.36

    Jack Webster is one of the most popular journalists writing in Scotland today. Voted Newspaper Columnist of the Year in 1996, his weekly columns in The Herald have won him a huge and loyal audience throughout Scotland. The Herald Years reflects the extraordinarily wide range of Jack's interests, experiences and reflections on life - from nostalgic... more...

  • The Express Yearsby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1994; US$ 2.90

    Contains a selection of articles that were written for the "Scottish Daily Express" during the 1960s and 1970s. Covering a wide range of subjects and experiences - from trips to Moscow to meetings with Charlie Chaplin and Mohammed Ali, this book is a companion to Webster's volumes of autobiography. more...

  • Webster's Worldby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1997; US$ 2.90

    For over a decade, Jack Webster's weekly columns in The Herald have delighted his many loyal readers throughout Scotland. Following on from the success of his best-selling Herald Years, this new collection of Jack's finest work is full of warmth, humour and journalistic curiosity that have become his trademark over the years. Webster's World ranges... more...