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  • History and Philosophy of the Humanities

    History and Philosophy of the Humanities
    av DR. Michiel Leezenberg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463724937

    The humanities include disciplines as diverse as literary theory, linguistics, history, film studies, theology, and philosophy. Do these various fields of study have anything in common that distinguishes them from, say, physics or sociology? The tri…

  • The Unfinished History of European Integration

    The Unfinished History of European Integration
    av Wim van Meurs

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462988149

    When the Treaty of Lisbon went into effect in December 2009, the event seemed to mark the beginning of a longer phase of institutional consolidation for the EU. Since 2010, however, the EU has faced multiple crises, which have rocked its foundations…

  • The Idea of Rome in Late Antiquity

    The Idea of Rome in Late Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463723152

    This book approaches the manifestation and evolution of the idea of Rome as an expression of Roman patriotism and as an (urban) archetype of utopia in late Roman thought in a period extending from AD 357 to 417. Within this period of about a human l…

  • Remapping Emergent Islam

    Remapping Emergent Islam

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462988064

    This multidisciplinary collective volume advances the scholarly discussion on the origins of Islam. It simultaneously focuses on three domains: texts, social contexts, and ideological developments relevant for the study of Islam’s beginnings -…

  • Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time

    Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463727426

    In a crucial sense, all machines are time machines. The essays in Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time develop the central concept of hardwired temporalities to consider how technical networks hardwire and rewire patterns of time.…

  • Digital Material

    Digital Material

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089640680

    Three decades of societal and cultural alignment of new media have yielded a host of innovations, trials, and problems, accompanied by versatile popular and academic discourse. New Media Studies crystallized internationally into an established acade…

  • The Big Reset Revised Edition

    The Big Reset Revised Edition
    av Willem Middelkoop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462980273

    A system reset seems imminent. The world's financial system will need to find a new anchor before the year 2020. Since the beginning of the credit crisis, the US realized the dollar will lose its role as the world's reserve currency, and has been pl…

  • The Cultural Life of James Bond

    The Cultural Life of James Bond

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462982185

    The release of No Time To Die in 2021 heralds the arrival of the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond film series. Since the release of Dr. No in 1962, the cinematic James Bond has expedited the transformation of Ian Fleming's literary creatio…

  • The Dynamics of International Migration and Settlement in Europe

    The Dynamics of International Migration and Settlement in Europe
    av Rinus Penninx, Maria Berger, Karen Kraal

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789053568668

    A fundamental issue in society today, migration has been undergoing a new dynamic transformation, calling for new policy approaches. This new dynamic is not yet understood clearly, let alone that adequate policy answers for 'the managing' of these n…

  • The Enlightenment's Animals

    The Enlightenment's Animals
    av Nathaniel Wolloch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462987623

    In The Enlightenment’s Animals Nathaniel Wolloch takes a broad view of changing conceptions of animals in European culture during the long eighteenth century. Combining discussions of intellectual history, the history of science, the history o…

  • Rembrandt. The Painter Thinking

    Rembrandt. The Painter Thinking
    av PROF. DR. Ernst van de Wetering

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089645616

    Even during the artist's lifetime, contemporary art lovers considered Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) to be an exceptional artist. In this revelatory sequel to the acclaimed Rembrandt: The Painter at Work, renowned Rembrandt authority Ernst van de We…

  • Rembrandt. The Painter Thinking

    Rembrandt. The Painter Thinking
    av PROF. DR. Ernst van de Wetering

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462981522

    Even during the artist's lifetime, contemporary art lovers considered Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) to be an exceptional artist. In this revelatory sequel to the acclaimed Rembrandt: The Painter at Work, renowned Rembrandt authority Ernst van de We…

  • The Great West Ukrainian Prison Massacre of 1941

    The Great West Ukrainian Prison Massacre of 1941

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089648341

    After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, the Soviet secret police, the NKVD, executed a staggering number of political prisoners in Western Ukraine-somewhere between 10,000 and 40,000-in the space of eight days, in one of the greatest atrocit…

  • The Datafied Society

    The Datafied Society

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462987173

    As machine-readable data comes to play an increasingly important role in everyday life, researchers find themselves with rich resources for studying society. The novel methods and tools needed to work with such data require not only new knowledge an…

  • World Building

    World Building

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089647566

    Thanks to modern technology, we are now living in an age of multiplatform fictional worlds, as television, film, the Internet, graphic novels, toys and more facilitate the creation of diverse yet compact imaginary universes, which are often recognis…

  • Materialized Identities in Early Modern Culture, 1450-1750

    Materialized Identities in Early Modern Culture, 1450-1750

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463728959

    This collection embraces the increasing interest in the material world of the Renaissance and the early modern period, which has both fascinated contemporaries and initiated in recent years a distinguished historiography. The scholarship within is d…

  • Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600

    Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463720038

    Based on a collaboration between historians of Chinese and European politics, Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600 offers a first comprehensive overview of current research on political communication in middle-period Eur…

  • Advertising and the Transformation of Screen Cultures

    Advertising and the Transformation of Screen Cultures

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462989153

    Advertising has played a central role in shaping the history of modern media. While often identified with American consumerism and the rise of the 'Information Society', motion picture advertising has been part of European visual culture since the l…

  • The Permanence of Temporary Urbanism

    The Permanence of Temporary Urbanism
    av DR. Mara Ferreri

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462984912

    Temporary urbanism has become a distinctive feature of urban life after the 2008 global financial crisis. This book offers a critical exploration of its emergence and establishment as a seductive discourse and as an entangled field of practice encom…

  • Dutch Ships in Tropical Waters

    Dutch Ships in Tropical Waters
    av DR. Robert Parthesius

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789053565179

    The end of the 16th century saw Dutch expansion in Asia, as The Dutch East India Company (the VOC) was fast becoming an Asian power, both political and economic. By 1669, the VOC was the richest private company the world had ever seen. This landmark…

  • Mobile Mapping

    Mobile Mapping
    av DR. ENG Clancy Wilmott

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462984530

    This book argues for a theory of mobile mapping, a situated and spatial approach towards researching how everyday digital mobile media practices are bound up in global systems of knowledge and power. Drawing from literature in media studies and geog…

  • Engineering the Future, Understanding the Past

    Engineering the Future, Understanding the Past
    av PROF. Erik van der Vleuten

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462985407

    The world is in turmoil: we are witnessing steep social and environmental challenges. Technology is identified as both cause of and solution to these challenges. How can we use technology to solve problems - without creating new ones? Engineering th…

  • Marriage, Sex and Death

    Marriage, Sex and Death
    av DR. Emma Southon

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462980358

    By the end of the fifth century, with the structural collapse of the Roman Empire in the west, Western Europe had fallen into the so-called Dark Ages. With the power of Rome removed, the Catholic Church stepped in to fill the void. Its political ris…

  • An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research

    An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462981843

    One of the major areas of emphasis in academia in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This book is designed to help students understand the…

  • Meaningful Assessment in Interdisciplinary Education

    Meaningful Assessment in Interdisciplinary Education

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463729048

    Today’s university lecturers are faced with the challenge of educating students to see beyond the limits of their own discipline and to come up with innovative solutions to societal challenges. Many lecturers would like to put more emphasis on…

  • The Chinese Communist Youth League

    The Chinese Communist Youth League
    av DR. Konstantinos Tsimonis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462989863

    The Chinese Communist Youth League is the largest youth political organization in the world, with over 80 million members. Former Chinese President Hu Jintao was a firm supporter of the League, and believed that it could play a bigger role in winnin…

  • Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema

    Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema
    av PROF. DR. Tom Gunning

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089646576

    We normally think of early film as being black and white, but the first color cinematography appeared as early as the first decade of the twentieth century. In this visually stunning book, the editors present a treasure trove of early color film ima…

  • China's Political Worldview and Chinese Exceptionalism

    China's Political Worldview and Chinese Exceptionalism
    av DR. ENG Benjamin Ho

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463725149

    China's Political Worldview and Chinese Exceptionalism: International Order and Global Leadership uses the notion of "Chinese exceptionalism" as a framework to analyze China's international politics and foreign policy. This book argues that China's…

  • Hermes Explains

    Hermes Explains

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463720205

    Few fields of academic research are surrounded by so many misunderstandings and misconceptions as the study of Western esotericism. For twenty years now, the Centre for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (University of Amsterdam) ha…

  • Making Media

    Making Media

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462988118

    Making Media uncovers what it means and what it takes to make media, focusing on the lived experience of media professionals within the global media, including rich case studies of the main media industries and professions: television, journalism, s…

  • Archive, Photography and the Language of Administration

    Archive, Photography and the Language of Administration
    av DR. ENG Jane Birkin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463729642

    This alternative study of archive and photography brings many types of image assemblages into view, always in relation to the regulated systems operating within the institutional milieu. The archive catalogue is presented as a critical tool for mapp…

  • Flogging Others ? Corporal Punishment and Cultural Identity from Antiquity to the Present

    Flogging Others ? Corporal Punishment and Cultural Identity from Antiquity to the Present
    av G Geltner

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089647863

    Corporal punishment is often seen as a litmus test for a society's degree of civilization. Its licit use purports to separate modernity from premodernity, enlightened from barbaric cultures. As Geltner argues, however, neither did the infliction of…

  • Erotic Comics in Japan

    Erotic Comics in Japan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463727129

    Comics and cartoons from Japan, or manga and anime, are an increasingly common feature of visual and popular culture around the world. While it is often observed that these media forms appeal to broad and diverse demographics, including many adults,…

  • The Symbolism of Marriage in Early Christianity and the Latin Middle Ages

    The Symbolism of Marriage in Early Christianity and the Latin Middle Ages

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462985919

    In the Middle Ages everyone, it seems, entered into some form of marriage. Nuns - and even some monks - married the bridegroom Christ. Bishops married their sees. The popes, as vicars of Christ, married the universal Church. And lay people, high and…

  • Data Visualization in Society

    Data Visualization in Society

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463722902

    Today we are witnessing an increased use of data visualization in society. Across domains such as work, education and the news, various forms of graphs, charts and maps are used to explain, convince and tell stories. In an era in which more and more…

  • Performing Moving Images

    Performing Moving Images
    av DR. Senta Siewert

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462985834

    Performing Moving Images: Access, Archive and Affects presents institutions, individuals and networks who have ensured experimental films and Expanded Cinema of the 1960s and 1970s are not consigned to oblivion. Through a comparison of recent intern…

  • Sartorial Politics in Early Modern Europe

    Sartorial Politics in Early Modern Europe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462986008

    For women at the early modern courts, clothing and jewellery were essential elements in their political arsenal, enabling them to signal their dynastic value, to promote loyalty to their marital court and to advance political agendas. This is the fi…

  • Anthropologists Wanted

    Anthropologists Wanted

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463722261

    In Anthropologists Wanted. Why Organizations Need Anthropology the authors present a broad and inspiring survey of anthropologists in the job market. What in fact is anthropology? What skills do anthropologists have? Where do they work? How do they…

  • Cinematic Vitalism

    Cinematic Vitalism
    av DR. Inga Pollmann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462983656

    This book argues that there are constitutive links between early twentieth-century German and French film theory and practice, on the one hand, and vitalist conceptions of life in biology and philosophy, on the other. By considering classical film-t…

  • Hungarian Film, 1929-1947

    Hungarian Film, 1929-1947
    av DR. Gabor Gergely

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462980761

    What does it mean for someone or something to be Hungarian? People in Hungary grappled with this far-reaching question in the wake of the losses and transformation brought by World War I. Because the period also saw the rise of cinema, audiences, fi…

  • From Behind the Curtain

    From Behind the Curtain
    av Mareike Winkelmann

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789053569078

    In the aftermath of 9/11 Islamic seminaries or madrasas received much media attention in India, mostly owing to the alleged link between madrasa education and forms of violence. Yet, while ample information on madrasas for boys is available, similar…

  • Anglo-Saxon Literary Landscapes

    Anglo-Saxon Literary Landscapes
    av PROF. Heide Estes

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089649447

    Literary scholars have traditionally understood landscapes, whether natural or manmade, as metaphors for humanity instead of concrete settings for people's actions. This book accepts the natural world as such by investigating how Anglo-Saxons intera…

  • Film Museum Practice and Film Historiography

    Film Museum Practice and Film Historiography
    av Bregt Lameris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089648266

    Rich in detail, this is a study of the interrelationships between film historical discourse and archival practices. Exploring the history of several important collections from the EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam, Bregt Lameris shows how archival films…

  • The Data Journalism Handbook

    The Data Journalism Handbook

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462989511

    The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice provides a rich and panoramic introduction to data journalism, combining both critical reflection and practical insight. It offers a diverse collection of perspectives on how data journa…

  • The Shifts in Hizbullah?s Ideology

    The Shifts in Hizbullah?s Ideology
    av Joseph Alagha

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789053569108

    The Lebanese Shi‘ite resistance movement, Hizbullah, is going through a remarkable political and ideological transformation. Hizbullah was founded in 1978 by various sectors of Lebanese Shi‘ite clergy and cadres, and with Iranian backing…

  • Raphael's Poetics

    Raphael's Poetics
    av DR. David Rijser

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089643421

    Raphael’s Poetics applies strategies of interpretation implicit in antique poetry to the visual art of the Renaissance, concentrating on Raphael’s Roman works and their cultural context. Until recently, scholarly discussion was dominated…

  • The Art of Audit

    The Art of Audit
    av Roel Janssen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462980914

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  • Participation, Responsibility and Choice

    Participation, Responsibility and Choice

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789089642752

    Responsibility, participation and choice are key policy framings of active citizenship, summoning the citizen to take on new roles in welfare state reform. This volume traces the emergence of new discourses and the ways in which they take up and rew…

  • Journal of Dutch Literature

    Journal of Dutch Literature

    Häftad - 2012 - ISBN: 9789089644473

    The Journal of Dutch Literature (JDL) is the first English language, peer reviewed journal dedicated to the study of Dutch literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. With its methodological and frequently interdisciplinary approach, the jou…

  • Food Culture and Literary Imagination in Early Modern Italy: The Renaissance of Taste

    Food Culture and Literary Imagination in Early Modern Italy: The Renaissance of Taste

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463728034

    As the long sixteenth century came to a close, new positive ideas of gusto/taste opened a rich counter vision of food and taste where material practice, sensory perceptions and imagination contended with traditional social values, morality, and diet…

  • Heritage and Romantic Consumption in China

    Heritage and Romantic Consumption in China
    av Zhu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462985674

    The drums beat, an old man in a grand robe mutters incantations and three brides on horseback led by their grooms on foot proceed to the Naxi Wedding Courtyard, accompanied, watched and photographed the whole way by tourists, who have bought tickets…