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  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 30.52

    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 der Aufklärung... more...

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

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.60

    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 Franz Brendle

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 31.00

    - 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...

  • Recht, Raum und Politikby Neithard Bulst

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.44

    Das Recht ist ein unverzichtbarer Faktor bei der Konstituierung, Beherrschung und Sicherung des politischen Raums. Dadurch gerät aber auch das Recht selbst in den Sog des Politischen. Anhand von Beispielstudien, die vom späten Mittelalter bis zur Ausgestaltung und Integration der europäischen Union reichen, stellt Neithard Bulst Fragen nach der politischen... more...

  • Ailing, Aging, Addictedby Bert E. Park

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    What role did drug abuse play in John F. Kennedy's White House, and how was it kept from the public? How did general anesthetics and aging affect the presidency of Ronald Reagan? Why did Winston Churchill become more egocentric, Woodrow Wilson more self- righteous, and Josef Stalin more paranoid as they aged -- and how did those qualities alter the... more...

  • The Complete and Utter History of the World According to Samuel Stewart Aged 9by Sarah Burton; Alex Fox

    Short Books 2013; US$ 8.74

    When his teacher sets the class a History project, Sam cannot choose which bit of History he prefers, so decides to do ALL OF IT. His version of History is a rumbustious collection of half-remembered facts, assembled roughly in the right order, and glued together with alarmingly confident misunderstanding. And yet our endearing narrator somehow inadvertently... 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$ 11.99

    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...

  • 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 generated... more...

  • Hierarchy and Organisationby Thomas Diefenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Most people take the conditions they work and live in as a given, believing it to be normal that societies are stratified and that organisations are hierarchical. Many even think that this is the way it should be - and are neither willing nor able to think that it could be otherwise. This book raises the awareness of hierarchy, its complexity and... more...