Tausend Subjekte

Spätestens seit dem Ausbruch der COVID-19-Pandemie wurde offenkundig, dass das, was gemeinhin unter Natur verstanden wird, als eine Akteurin im internationalen Kraft- und Wirtschaftsgefüge betrachtet und als solche nicht länger ignoriert werden kann. Dass ein Virus ganze Länder vor den Ruin zu stellen und die globale Wirtschaft in eine ihrer tiefsten Krisen zu stürzen vermag, Read more about Tausend Subjekte[…]

Allegory in Early Greek Philosophy

“Allegory in Early Greek Philosophy” – written by Jennifer Lobo Meeks – examines the role that allegory plays in Greek thought, particularly in the transition from the mythic tradition of the archaic poets to the philosophical traditions of the Presocratics and Plato. Featured Review: ”At a time when philosophical writing is dominated by literal-mindedness, on Read more about Allegory in Early Greek Philosophy[…]

From “the Ukraine” to Ukraine

The contributors to this collection explore the multidimensional transformation of independent Ukraine and deal with her politics, society, private sector, identity, arts, religions, media, and democracy. Each chapter reflects the up-to-date research in its sub-discipline, is styled for use in seminars, and includes a bibliography as well as a recommended reading list. These studies illustrate Read more about From “the Ukraine” to Ukraine[…]

Popular Is Not Enough: The Political Voice Of Joan Baez

In his book "Popular Is Not Enough: The Political Voice Of Joan Baez" Markus Jaeger explores the coalescence of Joan Baez’s work as a singer and songwriter with her endeavors as a political activist throughout the last sixty years. He illustrates an American popular singer’s significance as a political activist—for her audiences and for her Read more about Popular Is Not Enough: The Political Voice Of Joan Baez[…]

Die verlorene Insel von Nataliya Gumenyuk

Über das Buch: „Die verlorene Insel“ erzählt die wahren Geschichten und Tragödien der Menschen und ihrer Lebensumstände, die sich seit 2014 grundlegend verändert haben. Seitdem leben die einen Bewohner der Krim unter Besatzung, die anderen schlicht in einem anderen Land. Doch wie sieht ihre Lebenswirklichkeit aus? Unternehmer und Rentner, Krimtataren, Studenten und Aktivisten, Menschenrechtler und Read more about Die verlorene Insel von Nataliya Gumenyuk[…]

To See or Not to See

In "To See or Not to See – My Recovery from Blindness" she describes the moving, fascinating and true story of her recovery and how she mastered learning to see. About the book: Eyesight seems to be completely effortless for us, but for persons blind since birth these processes of adaptation are overwhelmingly demanding. For Read more about To See or Not to See[…]

Handbook of the History of Religions in China II

This book is part of an initiative in cooperation with renowned Chinese publishers to make fundamental, formative, and influential Chinese thinkers available to a western readership, providing absorbing insights into Chinese reflections of late, and offering a chance to grasp today’s China. In their influential book Handbook of the History of Religions in China, Zhongjian Read more about Handbook of the History of Religions in China II[…]

The Treblinka Death Camp

Webb and Chocholaty’s work presents the definitive account of one of history’s most notorious death factories, where some 800,000 people lost their lives. The Nazis who ran the camp, the Ukrainian guards and maids, the Jewish survivors, and the Poles who lived in the camp’s shadow – every aspect is covered in this stunningly comprehensive Read more about The Treblinka Death Camp[…]

History and Race in Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood

In "History and Race in Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood," Maria Festa examines the 1997 novel "Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood," which deals with exclusion and discrimination throughout history, with a particular focus on the Jewish and African Diasporas. In her work Festa also provides a historical excursus on the concept of race. Read more about History and Race in Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood[…]

„The Child of the Sun“ edited by Silvia Irina Zimmermann

“Carmen Sylva, when she discovered that I was writing, instead of laughing at me and being ironical about my modest attempts at literature, encouraged me from the very first in every way. She was getting old, her imagination was running dry, and she declared that mine had come just in time to replace hers, which Read more about „The Child of the Sun“ edited by Silvia Irina Zimmermann[…]