By Anson Rabinbach,Wolfgang Bialas
The topic of the way German students spoke back to the Nazi regime maintains to fascinate and be a space of scholarship. during this assortment, Rabinbach and Bialas carry the superior scholarly contributions jointly in a single cohesive quantity, to bring a surprising end: no matter what assorted factors German intellectuals can have had in 1933, identical to Nazism as an alien strength imposed on German universities from with no was once a handy fiction.
By Barbara H Stein,Stanley J. Stein
With a compelling narrative that weaves jointly tale and thesis and brings to existence sizeable archival learn and empirical facts, Crisis in an Atlantic Empire is a finely grained old journey of the interval overlaying 1808 to 1810, that's known as "the age of revolutions."
The research examines an accumulation of countervailing parts in a spasm of imperial predicament, as Spain and its significant colony New Spain struggled to maintain conventional buildings of exchange—Spain's transatlantic exchange system—with Caribbean ports at Veracruz and Havana in wartime after 1804. Rooted within the fight among businessmen trying to extend their monetary succeed in and the ruling classification looking to preserve its hegemonic regulate, the quandary sheds gentle at the contest among loose exchange and monopoly alternate and the politics of upkeep between an everlasting and influential curiosity crew: merchants.
Reflecting the authors’ masterful use of archival assets and their magisterial wisdom of the era’s advanced metropolitan and colonial associations, this quantity is the capstone of a study recreation spanning approximately sixty years.
Edge of situation: warfare and alternate within the Spanish Atlantic, 1789–1808Hardcover version released in 2009, 978-0-8018-9046-8 Apogee of Empire: Spain and New Spain within the Age of Charles III, 1759–1789 Hardcover version released in 2003, 978-0-8018-7339-3 Silver, alternate, and warfare: Spain and the USA within the Making of Early smooth EuropeHardcover version released in 2000, 978-0-8018-6135-2Paperback version released in 2003, 978-0-8018-7755-1
By Richard Macmaster
This new e-book tells the tale of the transatlantic hyperlinks among Ulster and the USA within the eighteenth century. the writer attracts upon a amazing variety of resources gleaned from quite a few repositories in the United States and eire as he explores the realities of lifestyles and paintings for the retailers. The buying and selling networks and connections verified and the commercial heritage to the interval are tested in a few aspect. This quantity offers interesting insights into the connections among Ulster and Colonial the United States during the studies of the Scotch-Irish merchants.
By Judith Mann
What Is The effect of Gnostic Traditions?
The Revised 4th version of The path of Gnosis relates the profound impression of The Inquisition and The Albigensian campaign on gnostic Catharism and unravels a few of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic websites of France, Italy, Spain, Armenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Turkey and Bulgaria.
Mann stocks major insights and investigates ancient and religious threads connecting gnostic teams from China to France, from the 4th to fifteenth centuries.
The path of Gnosis contains mystery gnostic connections to the Knights Templar and Holy Grail, besides affects of the Kabbalah, Sufism and Taoism on gnostics of the Balkans and Western Europe. The book's maximum contribution is its multi-dimensional exploration of gnosticism.
Praise For THE path OF GNOSIS "Lucid textual content and wonderful snap shots rejoice the patience and knowledge of Gnosticism." -- O.C.M. "After a couple of days of exploring the contents of The path of Gnosis, i'm profoundly inspired. there's info made to be had that i haven't came across in other places. Your booklet is commencing new and intriguing channels for me. thanks to your very important contribution to a nearly forgotten tradition." --L.J
By Hans J. Hummer
By William Beik
By Martin Wein
Was Israel based by way of Czechoslovakia? A heritage of Czechs and Jews examines this query and the ensuing findings are complicated. Czechoslovakia did offer serious, mystery army sponsorship to Israel round 1948, yet this alliance was once short-lived and terminated with the Prague Trial of 1952. Israel’s "Czech weapons" have been German up to Czech, and the Soviet Union strongly inspired Czechoslovakia’s support for Israel. most significantly although, the Czechoslovak-Israeli army cooperation was once in basic terms a part of a miles greater picture.
Since the mid-1800s, Czechs and Jews were systematically evaluating themselves to one another in literature, song, politics, international relations, media, and historiography. A shared conception of comparable fates of 2 small international locations trapped among East and West, in consistent existential chance, helped forge a Czech-Jewish "national friendship" amid classes of estrangement. but, this Czech-Jewish nationwide friendship, an concept that may be traced from Masaryk and Kafka through Weizman and Ben Gurion to Havel and Netanyahu, used to be extra fantasy than truth. family members have been usually combined and hugely depending on greater ancient advancements affecting important Europe and the center East.
As the Czech Republic emerges as Israel’s major ecu best friend, this publication offers a well timed research of this old-new alliance and is key interpreting for college students and students with an curiosity in heritage and Jewish Studies.
By Peter Arnds
By Tina Marie Campt
By Cesare Lombroso,Mary Gibson,Nicole Hahn Rafter
Originally released in 1876, Criminal Man went via 5 versions in the course of Lombroso’s lifetime. In every one variation Lombroso accelerated on his principles approximately innate criminal activity and subtle his approach for categorizing felony habit. during this new translation, Mary Gibson and Nicole Hahn Rafter assemble for the 1st time excerpts from all 5 variants with the intention to symbolize the advance of Lombroso’s notion and his positivistic method of figuring out felony behavior.
In Criminal Man, Lombroso used sleek Darwinian evolutionary theories to “prove” the inferiority of criminals to “honest” humans, of ladies to males, and of blacks to whites, thereby reinforcing the present politics of sexual and racial hierarchy. He was once really drawn to the actual attributes of criminals—the dimension in their skulls, the form in their noses—but he additionally studied the criminals’ quite a few kinds of self-expression, comparable to letters, graffiti, drawings, and tattoos. This quantity comprises greater than 40 of Lombroso’s illustrations of the legal physique in addition to numerous images of his own assortment. Designed to be important for students and to introduce scholars to Lombroso’s idea, the amount additionally comprises an in depth creation, notes, appendices, a word list, and an index.