Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754) var blandt meget andet en produktiv forfatter af historiske skrifter:... Læs mere
Saxo's great history of the Danes also deals with their wars against peoples living on the opposite coasts of the Baltic. At a symposium organized by... Læs mere
Heritage studies necessarily must deal with strong emotions and political commitments. In this, it poses particular challenges for... Læs mere
A history of Kantian and post-Kantian thought and of a foundational stage of German orientalism.
Examines the application of the materialist conception of history to the analysis of Chinese history in a... Læs mere
This book studies the rise and nature of historicist approaches to life, race, character, language, political economy, and empire.... Læs mere
In Telling It Like It Wasn't, Catherine Gallagher takes the history of counterfactual history seriously, pinning it down as an object of dispassionate study.
This volume provides an analysis of Christian mysticism during the 16th and 17th centuries, along with an application of the author's transdisciplinary historiography. It aims to reveal the "mystical" aspect of postmodernism's movement of perpetual departure.
Written by Ouyang Xiu, an intellectual giant of the eleventh century, this is a history of the preceding century (907 - 979), a period known as... Læs mere
On 7 April 1944 a Slovakian Jew, Rudolf Vrba (born Walter Rosenberg), and a fellow prisoner, Alfred Wetzler, succeeded in escaping from Auschwitz-Birkenau. As block registrars both men had been allowed relative (though always risky) freedom of...