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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 47.31
Arme Studenten machten einen nicht unbeträchtlichen Teil der mittelalterlichen und frühneuzeitlichen Studentenschaft aus. In den universitären Quellen treten sie in erster Linie als Nutznießer von Gebührenbefreiungen oder Stipendien auf ? Angaben zu ihrem Alltagsleben sind rar. An der Universität Wien, die zu den von armen Studenten am häufigsten frequentierten... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 70.61
Hauptbeschreibung Thema des Buches ist die Ausübung der Strafgewalt römischer Statthalter. Aufgrund der singulären Quellenlage steht (abgesehen von einem Exkurskapitel zu Ciceros Verrinen) die Provinz Judäa in der Zeit von 6-66 n. Chr. im Zentrum der Untersuchung, und damit die Schriften des Flavius Josephus und des Neuen Testaments. Der Autor untersucht... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 49.95
In the wake of the enormous interest across the globe in the fall of the Left Front in West Bengal, this book describes the Left era as one of passive revolution: limited reforms and changes, big compromises, corruption of the commissars and the failure of the Left in assessing popular discontent and anger; thus, it is the end of revolution even in... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95
On November 4, 2008, the world entered a new era as Barack Obama was elected 44th president of the United States of America. With this momentous occasion, a new generation of foot soldiers was mobilized, ready to work for and with a man who convinced them that real change was possible. ?Yes we can!? became more than an election slogan. It became... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Democracy is not a spectator sport! Learn how to get in the game with this comprehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top folks in nonprofit and service fields and ties together the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Violence in southern Africa has occurred in a variety of modes including ethnic confrontation, liberation struggles and cross-border aggression and crime. This volume examines the degree to which violence however defined has influenced political change across the region. The contributions include analyses of the ramifications of violent disorder in... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99
This book looks systematically at the extent to which Jews, women, African Americans, Latinos, Asians and gay men and lesbians have entered the higher circles of power that constituted what sociologist C. Wright Mills called 'the power elite.' It examines why and how the power elite has diversified, the pathways taken by those who have entered the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 23.99
In this book Michael Traugott and Paul Lavrakas give voters everything they need to know about election polls and why it matters that we understand them. If statistics are worse than lies, just think what misreading the polls can do! more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99
In a rigorous critique of public opinion polling in the U.S., George F. Bishop makes the case that a lot of what passes as 'public opinion' in mass media today is an illusion, an artifact of measurement created by vague or misleading survey questions presented to respondents who typically construct their opinions on the spot. Using evidence from a... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Drawn from Eric Hoffer's private papers as well as interviews with those who knew him, this detailed biography paints a picture of a truly original American thinker and writer. Author Tom Bethell interviewed Hoffer in the years just before his death, and his meticulous accounts of those meetings offer new insights into the man known as the "Longshoreman... more...