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  • Die hagiographischen Werke Hildeberts von Lavardin, Baudris von Bourgueil und Marbods von Rennesby Daniel Nuß

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.53

    <P>Welche Eigenschaften sind es, die aus einem Menschen einen Heiligen machen? Außergewöhnliche Begabungen, ein tugendhafter Lebenswandel oder die Macht, Wunder zu wirken? In den spätantiken Märtyrerpassionen und mittelalterlichen Heiligenleben wurde diese Frage zwar unzählige Male beantwortet, doch häufig nicht endgültig. Immer wieder wurden... more...

  • On Doing Local Historyby Carol Kammen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    This is the third edition of a book that has become a classic in the public history field. First published in 1986, revised in 2003, On Doing Local History offers not only discussion of practical matters, but also a deeper reflection on local, public history, what it means, and why it is done. It is used in classrooms and found on the shelves... more...

  • Leading the Historical Enterpriseby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    Leading the Historical Enterprise presents new ideas and strategies for leading and innovating in museums, historical societies, historic sites, and other state and local history programs. The book blends insights from the best practices of model historical programs and museums with themes from the best recent studies of leadership. more...

  • Revolutions in the Atlantic Worldby Wim Klooster

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 21.25

    In the late eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, revolutions transformed the British, French, and Spanish Atlantic worlds. During this time, colonial and indigenous people rioted and rebelled against their occupiers in violent pursuit of political liberty and economic opportunity, challenging time-honored social and political structures on both... more...

  • Der Mann, ein Held.by Mathieu Laurent; Vincent Paul

    tredition 2014; US$ 7.35

    Dieses Buch ist von Männern für Männer geschrieben, die erfolgreich bei Frauen sein wollen. Dabei beschreiben wir, wie Du Dich zum Helden machen kannst, was bei jeder Frau gut ankommt, die einen Helden in ihrem Leben haben will. Und glaube uns, die meisten Frauen wollen das, selbst wenn sie es anfänglich nicht so richtig zugeben. Für Deine Helden-Reise... more...

  • Krisenimperialitätby Sebastian Huhnholz

    Campus Verlag 2014; Not Available

    »Are we Rome?« Die Identifizierung mit Rom und dessen Legitimationsformeln politischer Herrschaft, aber auch das Menetekel vom Untergang der Römischen Republik zählen seit dem 18. Jahrhundert zu den Narrativen US-amerikanischer Selbstverständigung. Neu ist jedoch die Vielfalt, mit der zuletzt in den USA die einst antiimperialistische Projektion auf... more...

  • Conspiracy Theories in American Historyby Peter Knight

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    This work is a comprehensive history of conspiracies and conspiracy theories in the USA. It focuses on the motives and political and social origins of the people arguing the conspiracy. It covers assassinations and sneak attacks, political intrigues, and witch-hunts. more...

  • American Political Culturesby Richard J. Ellis

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 54.99

    This work challenges the thesis first formulated by de Tocqueville and later systematically developed by Louis Hartz, that American political culture is characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values. Ranging over three hundred years of history and drawing upon the seminal work anthropologist Mary Douglas, Richard Ellis demonstrates that... more...

  • Historic House Museumsby Sherry Butcher-Younghans

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 45.00

    An examination of the problems experienced by house museums, this book offers practical advice and solutions which can easily be implemented. Its useful "lessons" include governance, where to find help and care of collections. more...

  • Seizing Destinyby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95

    Less than 100 years after its creation as a fragile republic, the United States more than quadrupled its size, making it the world's third largest nation. No other country or sovereign power had ever grown so big so fast or become so rich and so powerful. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Richard Kluger chronicles this epic achievement in a compelling... more...