A Companion to Bonaventure
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A Companion to Bonaventure

"The Companion ... explores in a balanced way the multidimensionality of Bonaventure's thought, it introduces the reader to the person and works of Bonaventure in light of the best and most current research, and it invites scholars to embark upon further study of Bonaventure's thought."

Instrumental In War: Science, Research, And Instruments Betweeen Kn And The World (History of Warfare)
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Instrumental In War: (History of Warfare)

"This is a major accomplishment. Never before has a scholarly volume presented the interactions of science, technology, and warfare as a continuum from the Renaissance through the cold war era--not, at least, since John U. Nef 's War and Human Progress (1952). Since then, historians and scientists have studiously ignored (and sometimes passionately denied) that a mutually constructive relationship has flourished between science and w...

The Rise of Professional Women in France: Gender and Public Administration since 1830
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The Rise of Professional Women in France

"[Clark] has not only produced a remarkably thorough and richly detailed analysis of the administrative services and the professional women who staffed them, but in addition the chronological sweep of the book provides a rare view of the long-term evolution of women's administrative work. Effectively using personnel dossiers and interviews with women civil servants, Clark balances statistics and administrative detail with invaluable ...

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Communicating the Middle Ages (Crusades - Subsidia Book 11)

This volume is a collection of nineteen original essays by leading specialists on the history, historiography and memory of the Crusades, the social and cultural aspects of life in the Latin East, as well as the military orders and inter-religious relations in the Middle Ages. Intended to appeal to scholars and students alike, the volume honours Professor Sophia Menache of the Department of History, University of Haifa, Israel. The c...

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Disjointed War: Military Operations in Kosovo, 1999

As the literature continues to grow on NATO's air strikes in Yugoslavia in 1999, Bruce R. Nardulli et al. add yet another useful study to the array of existing research... I know of no other work that so succinctly and comprehensively provides such a detailed overview of the Serbs' military capabilities... Disjointed War provides excellent coverage of the problems faced by Task Force Hawk. The logistical difficulties were considerabl...

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An Introduction to the Ancient World, 3rd Edition

‘An Introduction to the Ancient World is an engaging and useful introductory text for students who are encountering the ancient Mediterranean and Near East for the first time. It is an excellent mix of erudition, concision and clarity that even advanced students and professionals will find valuable and suitable to their needs. Few introductory ancient history texts compare with An Introduction to the Ancient World, and none surpass i...

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The Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern Venice

'Katz's insistence on the verticality of the ghetto reminds us to evaluate the full significance of the three-dimensionality of the early modern built environment, which may be mentally flattened by factors such as our familiarity with early modern cartography. More broadly, this study highlights the importance, complexity and porosity of enclosure in the urban context. Above all, it prompts us to reflect on how architecture can fram...

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Generation Stalin: French Writers, the Fatherland, and the Cult of Personality

"Andrew Sobanet's study of 'Generation Stalin' and the four writers he associates with the group, Henri Barbusse, Romain Rolland, Paul Eluard, and Louis Aragon, is, quite simply, magisterial. Written in lucid prose informed by meticulous and wide-ranging scholarship including archival material, books, essays, press items, and other relevant documents, the book provides an in-depth study of the rise of the Stalin cult in France."

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Das christlich-koptische Agypten in arabischer Zeit (Teil 1: A-C): Eine Sammlung christlicher Statten in Agypten in arabischer

TAVO B volumes 1-6 are companions to two TAVO maps: B VI 15 (Egypt. Christianity up to the Arab Conquest [up to the 7th century]) and B VIII 5 (Egypt: Christianity in the Medieval and Modern Periods).The maps represent a collection of Christian sites in Egypt during Arab times, not including Alexandria, Cairo, the Apa-Mena monastery (Deir Abu Mina), the Sketis (Wadi Natrun) and the Sinai region.