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  • The Origins of the Modern European State System, 1494-1618by M. S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This study examines the early years of the post-medieval European states and the growth of a recognisably 'modern' system for handling their international relations. M S Anderson gives much of his space to France, Spain and England and to the state of the relations between them, as their various power plays rolled over Italy and the Low countries,... more...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 16.37

    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$ 21.57

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Hierarchy in Organizationby Thomas Diefenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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...