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  • The Archaeology of Political Spacesby Dominik Bonatz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    This book, consisting of 12 contributions, amalgamates the most recent results from archaeological research in the Upper Mesopotamian piedmont. Under the growing influence of expanding territorial states which had become established during the 2 nd millennium BC, this region experienced a substantial change in social and political life... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 1by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    Thanks to extensive research, our understanding of medieval culture has virtually exploded over the last decades. Medieval society embraced a complex set of values that must be discussed from an interdisciplinary perspective. This new handbook offers articles on central topics defining the medieval world and culture. The topics covered... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 3by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 2by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • De usu astrolabii eiusque constructione / Über die Anwendung des Astrolabs und seine Anfertigungby Ioannes Philoponus; Alfred Stückelberger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    Beim Traktat des bekannten alexandrinischen Gelehrten und Aristoteles-Kommentators Johannes Philoponos (6. Jh. n. Chr.) über das Astrolab handelt es sich um eine kleine, für die Wissenschaftsgeschichte aber sehr bedeutsame Schrift, da es die älteste erhaltene Beschreibung und Funktionsanleitung des später besonders im islamischen Bereich... more...

  • Modernitiesby Peter J. Taylor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was... more...

  • Culture and the Public Sphereby Jim McGuigan; Dr Jim Mcguigan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Jim McGuigan discusses cultural policy as a manifestation of cultural politics in the widest sense. Illustrating his case with examples from recent cultural policy initiatives in Britain, the United States and Australia, he looks at: * The rise of market reasoning in arts administration * Urban regeneration and the arts * Heritage tourism * Race, identity... more...

  • Hiding in the Lightby Dick Hebdige

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Dick Hebdige looks at the creation and consumption of objects and images as diverse as fashion and documentary photographs, 1950's streamlined cars, Italian motor scooters, 1980's 'style manuals', Biff cartoons, the Band Aid campaign, Pop Art and promotional music videos. He assesses their broad cultural significance and charts their impact on contemporary... more...

  • Ungendering Civilizationby K. Anne Pyburn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    With nine papers examining a distinct body of archaeological data, Ungendering Civilization offers a much needed scrutiny of the role of women in the evolution of states. Studying societies including Predynastic Egypt, Minoan Crete, ancient Zimbabwe and the Maya - to determine what the facts actually show, the contributors critically address traditional... more...

  • Globalization and Civilizationsby Mehdi Mozaffari

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    Globalization and Civilization s challenges established assumptions about the nature of civilizations and the supposed inevitability of the conflict between the Islamic and Western worlds. Uniquely, this edited book critically interrogates the concept of 'civilization' by asking whether it is still valid in the globalized world economy of the twenty-first... more...