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

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 24.36

    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...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 18.56

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Politics and Reformationsby Christopher Ocker; Michael Printy; Peter Starenko; Peter Wallace

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    These twenty-six essays examine urban, rural, national, and imperial histories in Early Modern Europe and abroad, and politics in Reformation Switzerland, Burgundy, Germany, and the Netherlands. 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...

  • The Expanding Worldby Michael Cronin

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Are we really living in a shrinking world? Is it true that diversity is on the decline everywhere? Are we condemned to live on a planet without difference or hope? The Expanding World challenges the basic notion of a shrinking world in current debates around globalization and argues that it informs ways of thinking and doing which are deeply... 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...

  • History's Greatest Hitsby Joseph Cummins

    Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    In this unillustrated edition, Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent history and explains the reasons for their enduring fame. Accompany Hannibal over the Alps with a herd of elephants and... more...