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  • "1968" - Eine Wahrnehmungsrevolution?by Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 22.41

    Was the 1968 movement a cultural success but a political failure? The six studies compiled in this volume probe the structural changes and shifting boundaries of political life in the 1960s and 1970s to assess the impact of the 1968 movement. Among other phenomena, they examine the theater as a potential medium for staging politics, and... more...

  • 'Archaeologizing' Heritage?by Michael Falser; Monica Juneja

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 134.77

    This book investigates notions of 'archaeological heritage' from colonial times to the present. Incorporating approaches from humanities and engineering, it includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. more...

  • "Das da draußen ist ein Zoo, und wir sind die Dompteure"by Henning van den Brink; Thomas Schweer; Hermann Strasser; Natalie Scherer; Marion Lillig; Steffen Zdun; Güler Celikbas

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 25.47

    Der Titel des Buches stammt nicht von Horst Schimanski, dem Tatort-Kri- nalkommissar in Diensten der Duisburger Polizei, sondern von einem wirklichen Polizisten aus der Duisburger Szene. Der Titel könnte allerdings den Leser zu der Vermutung verführen, dass hier die Rückkehr der britischen Rockband The Police gefeiert werden soll, der trotz simpel... more...

  • ,Decent Work?by Guido Becke; Peter Bleses; Wolfgang Ritter; Sandra Schmidt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 37.75

    Festschrift zur Emeritierung von Eva Senghaas-Knobloch more...

  • "HIV is God's Blessing"by Jarrett Zigon

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This provocative study examines the role of today?s Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world?80 percent from intravenous drug use?and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center... more...

  • "I Heard You Paint Houses"by Charles Brandt

    Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    "I Heard You Paint Houses" will soon be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese. The working title for the movie is "The Irishman". The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors.... more...

  • "Ihre Werte, bitte!"by Sven H. Korndörffer; Liane Scheinert

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 28.31

    In Umbruchzeiten steigt die Relevanz von Werten als Orientierung schaffendes Mittel. Von Entscheidern wird erwartet, Verantwortung zu übernehmen, Vertrauen in Politik und Wirtschaft wiederherzustellen. Es sollte Gewissheit darüber bestehen, dass verinnerlichte Werte die Grundlage des Handelns sind. Dieses Buch der Wertekommission gibt einen Einblick... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    On the basis of an examination of a vast array of sources, ranging from novels like Huckleberry Finn , Uncle Tom's Cabin and Main Street , to letters, popular magazines, and cookbooks, Matthews sets out to examine what housewives had in the 19th century, and what they have lost in modern times. She argues that the culture of professionalism of... more...

  • "May the Best Man Win"by P.F. McDevitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 37.00

    A comprehensive social and cultural history of sport in the British empire and its relationship to constructions of masculinity and national identity in Great Britain, Ireland, India, Australia and the West Indies 1880-1935. more...

  • 'Mixed Race' Studiesby Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    Mixed race studies is one of the fastest growing, as well as one of the most important and controversial areas in the field of race and ethnic relations. Bringing together pioneering and controversial scholarship from both the social and the biological sciences, as well as the humanities, this reader charts the evolution of debates on 'race' and 'mixed... more...