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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 42.92

    <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$ 31.99

    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...

  • Ambivalent Allies?by Eric V. Larson; Norman D. Levin; Seonhae Baik; Bogdan Savych

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Have South Korean attitudes toward the United States deteriorated? To answer this question, RAND researchers compiled and analyzed public opinion data on those attitudes and examined selected periods in U.S.-South Korean relations to identify the sources of anti-U. 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$ 37.99

    Challenging views that American politics are characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values, this study covers 300 years of history to trace rival political cultures: egalitarian community, competitive individualism, hierarchical collectivism, atomized fatalism and autonomous hermitude. more...

  • The Comparative Approach to American Historyby C. Vann Woodward

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 59.99

    Asked to organise a program of broadcast lectures for the 'Voice of America', Woodward commissioned twenty-two noted scholars to cover classic topics in American history by relating them to developments elsewhere in the world, an approach that has found new popularity among contemporary historians. Originally published by Basic Books in 1968. 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...

  • Hating Americaby Barry Rubin

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    In the early twenty-first century, the world has been seized by one of the most intense periods of anti-Americanism in history. Reviled as an imperialist power, an exporter of destructive capitalism, an arrogant crusader against Islam, and a rapacious over-consumer casually destroying the planet, it seems that the United States of America has rarely... 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...