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  • World History For Dummiesby Peter Haugen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 15.99

    Now updated! Your personal tour guide to the history of the world Want to know more about global history? This concise guide explains in clear detail all the major players and events that have made the world what it is today. Covering the entirety of human history, this comprehensive resource highlights important developments in everything from religion... more...

  • Elizabethan Englandby Kathy Elgin

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00

    Focusing on the Elizabethan era in England, a period from about 1550 to 1603, this title shows various examples of the fascinating clothing worn by everyone from the noblemen and middle classes to the countryfolk and military men. England during the time of Queen Elizabeth I is well-known to students as the time of Shakespeare's plays and other... more...

  • Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europeby Penny Richards; Jessica Munns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly, how such definitions--and the activities they... more...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 18.29

    Hauptbeschreibung Harm Klueting legt mit diesem Band ein neues Standardwerk über das Konfessionelle Zeitalter vor. Gegenstand seiner breit angelegten Überblicksdarstellung sind die Allgemeine Geschichte sowie die Kirchen- und Frömmigkeitsgeschichte Europas einschließlich Osteuropas vom 14. Jahrhundert (mit Verbreitung der Pest ab 1348) bis zum Beginn... more...

  • Die Geburt der modernen Weltby Christopher A. Bayly; Thomas Bertram; Martin Klaus

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 23.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Christopher Baylys weltumspannender Blick auf das Agieren der Staaten, die vielfältigen Ausprägungen von Gesellschaftsordnungen, Religionen und Lebensweisen zeigt auf verblüffende Weise, wie eng schon im 19. Jahrhundert die Entwicklung Europas mit dem Geschehen in den anderen Erdteilen verknüpft war. »Ein mutiger Wurf, der geeignet... more...

  • Intellektuelle in der Frühen Neuzeitby Luise Schorn-Schütte

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 98.00

    Gab es Intellektuelle in der Frühen Neuzeit? Die bisherige Forschung identifiziert diese soziale Gruppe im Mittelalter und im 19./20. Jahrhundert. Für die Frühe Neuzeit hingegen wird deren Existenz in Frage gestellt. Dem treten die im vorliegenden Band versammelten Aufsätze nachdrücklich entgegen: Die gelehrten Theologen, Juristen, Philosophen, Mediziner... more...

  • Das konfessionelle Zeitalterby Franz Brendle

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00

    - Frühe Neuzeit von der Reformation bis zum Dreißigjährigen Krieg - Epochenbild, Epochenbegriff, Epochengrenzen - Reformation, Konfessionen, Konfessionalisierung - Herrschaftsformen und Staatlichkeit im Reich und in Europa - Europäische Konflikte, Religionskriege und Friedensschlüsse - Stand und Gesellschaft: Adel, Bürger, Bauern - Weltbild, Mentalität... more...

  • The Exceptional Brain and How It Changed the Worldby Robert M Kaplan

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 29.99

    From da Vinci to van Gogh, Hitler to Howard Hughes, this is a fascinating investigation into how brain diseases and conditions like epilepsy, syphilis, schizophrenia and tumours have made their sufferers both famous and infamous and have in fact altered the course of history. more...

  • Monarchs of the Renaissanceby Philip J. Potter

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    During the Renaissance, the monarchy became the dominant ruling power in Europe. It was an era of formidable kings and queens who crushed the feudal rights of their nobles, defended the Catholic Church against the encroachments of Protestantism, fought self-aggrandizing wars and were great patrons of art, architecture, literature and music. This work... more...

  • I Used to Know That: Historyby Emma Marriott

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    A follow-up to "Used to Know That", which helps you to brush up on your maths, science, history, geography and English language while enjoying a walk down memory lane - and remembering the stuff you really shouldn't have forgotten. more...