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xiv, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Preface and Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: The Past in the Present Part I: Making Sense of a Transnational World 2. Transnationalism in Historical and Sociological Analysis 3. Modernity and the Plurality of Europe 4. Europe Unbounded: Critical Cosmopolitanism and the Problem of Eurocentrism Part II: Encounters, Routes, Transfers, and Entanglements 5. Cultural Encounters and European Civilisation 6. Europe and Modernity as Reference Cultures 7. The Making of European Society and the Entanglement of Capitalism and Democracy 8. The Legacy of European Integration: Europe in the World Part III: Looking to the Future 9. Solidarity as a Political Legacy for Europe Today 10. Making Sense of Brexit: A Divided Nation in a Divided Europe 11. Europe Beyond the Crisis: Re-Inventing the European Heritage.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138038721 20170814
Gerard Delanty offers a critical interpretation of the European heritage today in light of recent developments in the human and social sciences, and in view of a mood of crisis in Europe that compels us to re-think the European past. One of the main insights informing this book is that a transnational and global perspective on European history can reorient the European heritage in a direction that offers a more viable way for contemporary Europe to articulate an intercultural identity in keeping with the emerging shape of Europe, and with its own often acknowledged past. He argues that the European heritage is based less on a universalistic conception of culture than on a plurality of interconnecting narratives. Such a perspective opens up new directions for scholarship and public debate on heritage that are guided by critical cosmopolitan considerations that highlight contention, resistances, competition, and dissonance. He argues that the specificity of the European dimension of culture is in the entanglement of many cultures rather than in an original culture. The cultures of Europe are not separated but have been shaped in close interaction with each other and with the non-European world. Nations are not therefore unique, exceptional, or fundamentally different from each other. The outcome of such intermingling is a multiplicity of ideas of Europe that serve as shared cultural reference points.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138038721 20170814
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xvii, 245 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • The ancient world
  • The classical world : from Greek city states to the Roman Empire
  • Archives and archival practices in Asia and Africa : from antiquity to the eighteenth century
  • Archives and archival practices in the Americas up to the eighteenth century
  • In the chanceries and muniment rooms of medieval Europe, fifth to fifteenth centuries
  • Buildings and equipment in Western Europe : late antiquity to the seventeenth century
  • The defining era : Simancas, the Habsburgs and the sixteenth century
  • State bureaucracy and archival centralisation in early modern Europe
  • Being an archivist in early modern Europe
  • Methods and techniques for classification and arrangement in the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries
  • Legislation, literature and practice in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • Buildings and readers, nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • Archives destroyed, protected and reconstructed in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • The rise of a profession in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • From mutual assistance to international networks, nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • Conclusion: The value of the historical perspective
  • Afterword to the English edition.
A revised translation of the classic Une histoire de l'archivistique, published in 1998.
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x, 283 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Editor's Introduction - Gina Luria Walker 1 The Invention of Female Biography - Gina Luria Walker Part I: Forgotten Women 2 Well Represented or Missing in Action? Queens, Queenship and Mary Hays - Elena Woodacre 3 The contribution of Isabella de Rosares and Isabella de Josa to the Development of Learning for Women in the Sixteenth Century - Maria Jesus Lorenzo-Modia 4 'Anonymous' The University Women in Hays's Female Biography - Marta Cavazza and Koren Whipp Part II: Omissions and Revisions 5 Commonwealths of Women: Republican Biography and Feminist Practice in The Female Biography and Project Continua - Rebecca Nesvet 6 Hays's Changes to her Classical Sources to Promote Female Agency - Ian Plant 7 Hays's Surprises - Mary Spongberg and Lorna Barrow 8 Feminist Historical Recovery: Moving the 'Others' from Margin to Centre - Thelma Armstrong Part III: Female Biography and Feminist History Traditions 9 Agrippa to Venturia: Ancient and Modern Companions to Female Biography - Peter Keegan 10 Mary Hays and the Imagined Female Communities of Early Modern Europe - Amanda Capern 11 Four Types of Incongruity: Adventures in Editing the Work of Tullia d'Aragona - Elizabeth Pallitto 12 Women of the Civil War: Oliver Cromwell's Wife and Daughters - Alan Marshall Part IV: Contemporary Uses of Female Biography 13 Post-feminist Uses of Female Biography - Whitney Mannies 14 Female Biography: Towards Solidarity - Daniella Polyak.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848936003 20171218
Mary Hays worked alone in compiling the 302 entries that make up Female Biography (1803). By contrast, producing a modern, critical edition of the work relied on the expertise of 168 scholars across 18 countries. Essays in this collection focus on the exhaustive research, editorial challenges and innovative responses involved in this project.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848936003 20171218
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136 p. : illustrations ; 22 cm
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vii, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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xii, 476 pages : illustrations, color maps, portraits ; 24 cm
"From one of our premier writers, scholars, and public intellectuals: a surprising, inspiring, often boldly infuriating, highly instructive and entertaining compendium of curiosities regarding African Americans. In 1934, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro was published by Joel A. Rogers, a largely self-educated black journalist and historian. Now with élan and erudition--and winning enthusiasm--Henry Louis Gates, Jr., gives us a corrective yet loving homage to Rogers's work. Relying on the latest scholarship, Gates leads us on a romp through African American history and gossip in question and answer format: Who was the first African American? What was the second Middle Passage? Did black people own slaves? Why was cotton king? Who was the first black president in North America? How much African ancestry does the average African American have? Who really invented "the talented tenth"? What were the biggest acts of betrayal within the enslaved community? Who was the first black American woman to be a self-made millionaire? For 100 questions, 100 answers, intended to shine light on the sheer complexity and diversity of being African American."--Provided by publisher.
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7. 17 [2017]

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137 pages ; 21 cm
"J'en étais là, à ces échos assourdis et assourdissants des mitrailleuses au Chemin des Dames et des canons autour du Palais d'Hiver, quand je me suis avisé que 17 était advenu chaque siècle, au moins depuis le premier de notre ère. Et je me suis souvenu que 17 c'était aussi XVII, le "j'ai vécu" des Romains dont la puissance fatale n'avait échappé ni aux auteurs latins ni aux pilotes automobile. Mon amoureuse m'a rappelé que Jack London venait de mourir en novembre dernier. C'était une raison suffisante sinon nécessaire pour donner l'accolade à la grande armée des vaincus et pour nous offrir un petit tour de manège avant qu'il ne soit trop tard. Alors j'ai décidé de tracer ces 17 vies brèves de personnes plus ou moins célèbres, nées ou mortes en 17. Par vie brève, je n'entends pas que la vie soit plus ou moins courte ou écourtée, mais la brièveté à quoi nous sommes habitués à la résumer. C'est le "fait de dire en peu de mots", ramasser à ce qui est considéré, à tort ou à raison, comme l'essentiel. Abréger toute une existence, parfois en six dates, quand deux sont déjà prises par la naissance et la mort. En bref, c'est donc écrire en résumé.""--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
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376 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Green Library

9. Actuel Moyen Âge [2017]

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260 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
  • Lire le moyen âge -- Famille, genre et sexualité -- Autour du mariage -- La famille pour tous -- Les liens sacrés du mariage -- Femmes -- Mais qui va garder les enfants ? -- De Jeanne d'Arc aux combattantes d'aujourd'hui -- Etre une "bonne" mère -- Sexualités -- Lancelot, Guenièvre et la Friendzone Colomb découvre... le clitoris La femme, le prêtre et le sextoy Sodomie médiévale -- Au jour le jour -- Un monde matériel -- Le tabou de l'argent -- Le Christ, les légumes et l'écologiste -- Le sucre et l'invention du goût -- Échanger "avec" ou échanger "contre" -- Mode et loisirs -- La deshonnesteté des habits -- Suis-je belle ? -- La coupe du monde 1314 n'aura pas lieu -- Robots médiévaux -- Avant le foot, les courses de char -- Religion et culture -- Le fait religieux -- Je jure devant Dieu -- Vivre, mourir et tuer pour Dieu ? -- Mais quand commence le ramadan ? -- Lire et écrire -- Lire et écrire au Moyen Âge... -- Les Barbares en perdent leur latin -- Économie partagée -- De l'octavo au Kindle -- Apprendre -- Etre (à) Paris ? -- Froissart et les Pokemons -- Messire Marco Polo -- L'invention du patrimoine -- Jeux de pouvoir -- Dominer et résister -- Interdire le port d'armes Philippe le Bel contre Monsanto Grâce royale, grâce à qui ? Trop de fonctionnaires ? Chevaliers en grève ! -- D'autres formes de pouvoir -- Ménage à (t)rois -- L'amour en politique -- Tous égaux en maillot de bain ? -- Aux marges du monde -- Voyages -- Heureux comme Ulysse -- La Méditerranée métisse -- Le Tour de France -- Le proche et le lointain -- Inquiétants étrangers -- La confiscation, quelle aubaine ! Les invasions (des clichés) barbares Des animaux meurtriers.. -- Ecologie -- Nature et urbanisme -- D'où vient la mer ? -- Contourner l'Amérique par le Nord -- Venise ou la ville pour tous -- Villes en transition -- Risques naturels... -- De la peste au permafrost -- La cité va craquer -- Acre et la pollution urbaine -- Une histoire...
"Quel est le rapport entre les Templiers et l'écologie, Robert le Bougre et le terrorisme, l'évêque de Worms et les sextoys ou encore Philippe le Bon et les drones ? À des siècles d'écart, les préoccupations des rois, de leurs chroniqueurs ou des grands savants s'avèrent étonnamment proches des nôtres. Violences religieuses, guerres, vagues migratoires, épidémies, place des femmes dans la société, écologie, famille, sexualité ou nouvelles technologies : ces sujets que l'on croit brûlants ne datent pas d'hier. Ce livre revisite le Moyen Âge pour en faire entendre la résonance résolument actuelle et mettre en perspective les débats qui agitent nos sociétés."--Page 4 of cover.
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10. Adiós a casi todo [2017]

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339 pages ; 24 cm
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265 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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xvii, 263 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Introduction
  • A sense of devotion : from the parsonage to theology (1875-1903)
  • Saving the whole : from theology to Bach and then to medicine (1903-1912)
  • The spiritual adventurer : from Strasbourg to the jungle and back again (1912-1917)
  • It is good to preserve life : Alber Schweitzer's philosophy of civilization
  • The iron door yields : crisis and breakthrough (1917-1932)
  • With Central African greetings : the time of the Third Reich (1933-1945)
  • Exorcising the ghost of the nuclear war : Schweitzer in the Cold War (1945-1957)
  • How beautiful! The last years (1957-1965)
  • Conclusion : myth and reality.
This biography provides a versatile insight into the life, work, and thought of Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965). Nils Ole Oermann offers a detailed account of the multifaceted life of Albert Schweitzer who was a theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary. Schweitzer's life was not a straight path from the parsonage in Alsace to the University of Strasbourg, then on to the hospital in Lambarene, and ending with the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. In every life there are highs and lows, victories and defeats-and Schweitzer's life was no exception. These ups and downs, however, are barely discernible in Schweitzer's 1931 autobiography, Out of my Life and Thought, where he presents his life as an enormous, purposefully constructed edifice, the cornerstone of which was the principle of Reverence for Life, and the almost inevitable outcome of which was the Nobel Peace Prize. To date, biographers, journalists, and hagiographers have told and retold the story of Schweitzer following this basic pattern with relatively little critical modification. Their Schweitzer was a man whose demeanour and charisma set him apart from other intellectual giants of his time. But not everything Schweitzer records in his autobiography corresponds with what is found in the archives and in his unpublished writings. It is on the basis of these historical sources and more recent publications that Oermann attempts to sketch a more realistic picture of Albert Schweitzer. Oermann draws on newly uncovered personal papers which shed light on Schweitzer's dealings with the East German authorities and his role in the anti-nuclear movement. He also builds on a number of interviews from those associated with Schweitzer-most notably his daughter.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198784227 20170327
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255 pages ; 28 cm
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208 pages ; 22 cm
  • 1. Big White Birds 2. Boy Scouts, Ringworm, and Paris 3. Sound Off 4. Kissing Age 5. There Will Be Horses 6. Sick Wild 7. The Man from Glad, Car Crash, Amnesia 8. Clinical 9. Psyched 10. Love and Breakup in the Time of Watergate 11. Love at First Shite 12. Feet First 13. For Donna, Ibsen, Pepys, Leviation 14. The Soft Imperative 15. Third-Wave Coffee 16. Wisdom Teeth and Encyclopaedia Britannica 17. What's Up with Dramatic-Value Vomit? 18. Old Houses, New Residents 19. Bee Spree 20. Hello, Mr. President 21. Chemical Neutral 22. Pure Corn 23. Fly 24. The Honey Room 25. Bridge Failure, Heart Attack, Fava Beans 26. Monkey, Nailing Biting, Jesus 27. Cardio, Lightbulbs, and a Funeral 28. The Rule of One 29. Water Me 30. Feathers 31. The Quality of Your Sleep 32. My Father, Going Deaf 33. No Secrets, Victoria 34. Flip-Flops and the Leaning Tower of Pisa 35. Ravioli, Richard III, and a Dead Bird 36. Apri la Porta 37. Buongiorno 38. What's New 39. Small Beans 40. American English, Italian Chocolate.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781496201195 20170907
American English, Italian Chocolate is a memoir in essays beginning in the American Midwest and ending in north central Italy. In sharply rendered vignettes, Rick Bailey reflects on donuts and ducks, horses and car crashes, outhouses and EKGs. He travels all night from Michigan to New Jersey to attend the funeral of a college friend. After a vertiginous climb, he staggers in clogs across the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. In a trattoria in the hills above the Adriatic, he ruminates on the history and glories of beans, from Pythagoras to Thoreau, from the Saginaw valley to the Province of Urbino. Bailey is a bumbling extra in a college production of Richard III. He is a college professor losing touch with a female student whose life is threatened by her husband. He is a father tasting samples of his daughter's wedding cake. He is a son witnessing his aging parents' decline. He is the husband of an Italian immigrant who takes him places he never imagined visiting, let alone making his own. At times humorous, at times bittersweet, Bailey's ultimate subject is growing and knowing, finding the surprise and the sublime in the ordinary detail of daily life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781496201195 20170907
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ix, 427 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgments 1. Complexity and Its Discontents 2. Human Cultural Institutions: Critical Elements in Complex Society 3. Ancient Systems: From Forager to State 4. Scales of Complexity: Case Studies 5. Southwest Asia: Ancient Mesopotamia and Its Neighbors 6. The Nile Valley of Egypt 7. The Aegean Bronze Age and the Classical World 8. The Indus Valley Civilization 9. Ancient Chinese Civilizations 10. Empires in Southeast Asia 11. The Mississippian System in the American Bottom 12. Ancient Mesoamerican Cultures 13. Andean Civilizations and Empires 14. Why Complex Societies Collapse Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611321968 20170327
Ancient Complex Societies examines the archaeological evidence for the rise and functioning of politically and socially "complex" cultures in antiquity. Particular focus is given to civilizations exhibiting positions of leadership, social and administrative hierarchies, emerging and already developed complex religious systems, and economic differentiation. Case studies are drawn from around the globe, including Asia, the Mediterranean region, and the American continents. Using case studies from Africa, Polynesia, and North America, discussion is dedicated to identifying what "complex" means and when it should be applied to ancient systems. Each chapter attempts to not only explore the sociopolitical and economic elements of ancient civilizations, but to also present an overview of what life was like for the later population within each system, sometimes drilling down to individual people living their daily lives. Throughout the chapters, the authors address problems with the idea of complexity, the incomparability of cultures, and the inconsistency of archaeological and historical evidence in reconstructing ancient cultures.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611321968 20170327
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16. And I'd do it again [2017]

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viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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17. Annem Belkıs [2000]

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344 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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157 pages ; 21 cm.
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xii, 226 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: For a more capacious history of archaeology / Benjamin Anderson and Felipe Rojas
  • Part I. Comparison and its limits
  • Archaeophilia : a diagnosis and ancient case studies / Felipe Rojas
  • The virtues of oblivion : Africa and the people without antiquarianism / Alfredo González-Ruibal
  • Part II. Contact in the Americas
  • Las relaciones mediterratlánticas: comparative antiquarianism and everyday archaeologies in Castile and Spanish America, 1575-1586 / Byron Ellsworth Hamann
  • Ancient artifice : the production of antiquity and the social roles of ruins in the heartland of the Inca empire / Steve Kosiba
  • Inventing the antiquities of new Spain : Motolinía and the Mexican antiquarian traditions / Giuseppe Marcocci
  • Part III. Contact in Ottoman lands
  • Rivaling Elgin : Ottoman governors and archaeological agency in the Morea / Emily Neumeier
  • "...That we trusted not to Arab notions of archaeology" : reading the grand narrative Against the grain / Eva-Maria Troelenberg
  • Forgetting Athens / Benjamin Anderson
  • Coda: Not for lumpers only / Peter N. Miller.
Antiquarianism and collecting have been associated intimately with European imperial and colonial enterprises, although both existed long before the early modern period and both were (and continue to be) practiced in places other than Europe. Scholars have made significant progress in the documentation and analysis of indigenous antiquarian traditions, but the clear-cut distinction between "indigenous" and "colonial" archaeologies has obscured the intense and dynamic interaction between these seemingly different endeavours. This book concerns the divide between local and foreign antiquarianisms focusing on case studies drawn primarily from the Mediterranean and the Americas. Both regions host robust pre-modern antiquarian traditions that have continued to develop during periods of colonialism. In both regions, moreover, colonial encounters have been mediated by the antiquarian practices and preferences of European elites. The two regions also exhibit salient differences. For example, Europeans claimed the "antiquities" of the eastern Mediterranean as part of their own, "classical, " heritage, whereas they perceived those of the Americas as essentially alien, even as they attempted to understand them by analogy to the classical world. These basic points of comparison and contrast provide a framework for conjoint analysis of the emergence of hybrid or cross-bred antiquarianisms. Rather than assuming that interest in antiquity is a human universal, this book explores the circumstances under which the past itself is produced and transformed through encounters between antiquarian traditions over common objects of interpretation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785706844 20170907
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xxi, 250 pages ; 21 cm
The destruction of ancient monuments and artworks by the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has shocked observers worldwide. Yet iconoclastic erasures of the past date back at least to the mid-1300s BCE, during the Amarna Period of ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty. Far more damage to the past has been inflicted by natural disasters, looters, and public works. Art historian Maxwell Anderson's Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know(R) analyzes continuing threats to our heritage, and offers a balanced account of treaties and laws governing the circulation of objects; the history of collecting antiquities; how forgeries are made and detected; how authentic works are documented, stored, dispersed, and displayed; the politics of sending antiquities back to their countries of origin; and the outlook for an expanded legal market. Anderson provides a summary of challenges ahead, including the future of underwater archaeology, the use of drones, remote sensing, and how invisible markings on antiquities will allow them to be traced. Written in question-and-answer format, the book equips readers with a nuanced understanding of the legal, practical, and moral choices that face us all when confronting antiquities in a museum gallery, shop window, or for sale on the Internet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190614935 20170919
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