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    Charles Argo: Stolen Boys of the Ottoman Empire, Buch

    Charles Argo
    Stolen Boys of the Ottoman Empire

    The infamous Ottoman devshirme, the levy and enslavement of young Christian males for palace and military service, has been traditionally understood as a mechanism of both recruitment and Muslim conversio…

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    Alan Brown: Life of Wisdom, Buch

    Alan Brown
    Life of Wisdom

    Offers a revisionist exposition of the relationship between Christianity and the classical philosophy of antiquity, with a view to making some important points about the nature of the philosophical task. …

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    Alan Brown: Life of Wisdom, Buch

    Alan Brown
    Life of Wisdom

    Shows that in antiquity philosophy was never an abstracted activity, but was actually concerned with determining the good and valuable in life. This book provides a survey of the main schools of classical…

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    James Denselow: Iraq and Syria, Buch

    James Denselow
    Iraq and Syria

    The ties between Syria and Iraq are complex and often fraught and, with both facing significant internal turmoil, their relationship is one that is central to stability in the region. James Denselow is un…

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    Andrew Fisher: Merleau-Ponty Reframed, Buch

    Andrew Fisher
    Merleau-Ponty Reframed

    Merleau-Ponty himself defined philosophy as "a way of relearning to look at the world". Merleau-Ponty Reframed explores the thought and legacy of this unique and wide-ranging philosopher and encourages th…

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    Hussein Hassan: Contracts in Islamic Law, Buch

    Hussein Hassan
    Contracts in Islamic Law

    The book offers an invaluable resource to academics and researchers with a specific interest in Islamic law, to postgraduate students and final year students of law, and to scholars whose main focus is An…

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    Justin J. Meggitt: The Madness of King Jesus, Buch

    Justin J. Meggitt
    The Madness of King Jesus

    Most scholars believe that Jesus died on a cross because he was viewed as a messianic pretender who challenged Roman rule and had to be eliminated, whatever the cost. But Justin Meggitt suggests otherwise…

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    Robert Morkot: A Short History of New Kingdom Egypt, Buch

    Robert Morkot
    A Short History of New Kingdom Egypt

    Kingdom Egypt represented the zenith of Egyptian power and imperial prestige. Between the sixteenth and eleventh centuries BCE the civilization straddling the Nile articulated its renewed self-confidence …

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    Robert Morkot: A Short History of New Kingdom Egypt, Buch

    Robert Morkot
    A Short History of New Kingdom Egypt

    Robert Morkot is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Exeter and provides a masterful survey into one of history's greatest and most fascinating civilizations.

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    Patrick Provost-Smith: Holy War, Just War, Buch

    Patrick Provost-Smith
    Holy War, Just War

    The catastrophe of Iraq has forced us to revisit the validity of what constitutes a supposedly 'just war'. In such critical circumstances, a sustained re-examination of the basis for contemporary just war…

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    Patrick Provost-Smith: Holy War, Just War, Buch

    Patrick Provost-Smith
    Holy War, Just War

    Explores the sixteenth century debates about the nature of conflict, focusing on the Spanish conquistadors and their evangelisation of Mexico and Peru. This title shows how these debates were later approp…

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    Barbara Reynolds: Petrarch, Buch

    Barbara Reynolds
    Petrarch

    Who was Petrarch? For five centuries Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) was the most famous and influential poet in Europe. In more recent times, he has been acclaimed as the Father of Humanism. But so little…

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    Mo Teitelbaum: The Stylemakers, Buch

    Mo Teitelbaum
    The Stylemakers

    In Paris in the 1920s a new style was born, it allied the linear proportions of late eighteenth-century furniture to a twentieth-century perception, paring down superfluous detail to the essence of classi…

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    Hugh R. Trevor-Roper: The Third Reich, Buch

    Hugh R. Trevor-Roper
    The Third Reich

    This book represents the most important and most compelling aspects of Trevor-Ropers work on the Third Reich from the roots of Nazism, to the policies of the regime and profiles of the leading characters,…

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    Alex Woolf: A Short History of the Celts, Buch

    Alex Woolf
    A Short History of the Celts

    The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the…

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    Alex Woolf: A Short History of the Celts, Buch

    Alex Woolf
    A Short History of the Celts

    The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the…

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