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  1. What Remains

    What Remains: The Post-Holocaust Archive in German Memory Culture [Hardback]

    Dora Osborne(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140523
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 208
    With the passing of those who witnessed National Socialism and the Holocaust, the archive matters as never before. However, the material that remains for the work of remembering and commemorating this period of history is determine... .... Learn More
  2. Transformation and Education in the Literature of the GDR

    Transformation and Education in the Literature of the GDR [Hardback]

    Jean E. Conacher(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571139559
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 206
    Perhaps never before has a state emphasized education to citizenship more than in the new nation founded in 1949 as the German Democratic Republic. For forty years, educational and cultural policy played a pivotal role in efforts t... .... Learn More
  3. The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales

    The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales [Hardback]

    Audrey M. Thorstad(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273843
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The castle was an imposing architectural landmark in late medieval and early modern England and Wales. Castles were much more than lordly residences: they were accommodation to guests and servants, spaces of interaction between the... .... Learn More
  4. Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership

    Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership: From Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel [Hardback]

    Elisabeth Krimmer(Editor); Patricia Anne Simpson(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140653
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    The Western tradition of excluding women from leadership and disparaging their ability to lead has persisted for centuries, not least in Germany. Even today, resistance to women holding power is embedded in literary, cultural, and ... .... Learn More
  5. The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18

    The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18 [Hardback]

    Barry Collett(Editor); Angela Smith(Editor); Julian Reid(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780904107289
    Published by : Oxford Historical Society
    Series: Oxford Historical Society New Series
    Volume: Volume 48
    Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, bishop of Winchester. He intended it to educate students in classical Greek, Latin and Hebrew, and their literature; Erasmus praised it as a scholarly achievement,... .... Learn More
  6. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Paperback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274031
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 14
    Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) had a strong reputation for musicality; her court musicians, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, even suggested that music was indispensable to the state. But what roles did music play in Elizabethan court... .... Learn More
  7. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553

    Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553: Clothing in The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland [Hardback]

    Melanie Schuessler Bond(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783272624
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: Volume 3
    The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland document money spent by the royal treasury and contain numerous references to clothing and textiles. This volume is designed to make the rich material in the Accounts from the reg... .... Learn More
  8. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

    Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England [Paperback]

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9780861933501
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 89
    It was common knowledge in early modern England that sexual desire was malleable, and could be increased or decreased by a range of foods - including artichokes, oysters and parsnips. This book argues that these aphrodisiacs were u... .... Learn More
  9. A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland

    A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland: George Keith, Fifth Earl Marischal (1554-1623) [Hardback]

    Miles Kerr-Peterson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273768
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 8
    George Keith, fifth Earl Marischal, is an outstanding example of long-term successful Protestant Lordship in the reign of James VI. The founder of Marischal College in Aberdeen and the towns of Peterhead and Stonehaven, reputed to ... .... Learn More
  10. Kafka after Kafka

    Kafka after Kafka: Dialogical Engagement with His Works from the Holocaust to Postmodernism [Hardback]

    Iris Bruce(Editor); Mark H. Gelber(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139818
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 195
    The topic of "Kafka after Kafka" is a fascinating one: the engagement of artists, philosophers, and critics in dialogical exchange with Kafka's works. The present collection of new essays highlights the engagement of less... .... Learn More

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