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Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven: Jacobites, Jews and Freemasons in Early Modern Sweden

Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven: Jacobites, Jews and Freemasons in Early Modern Sweden

  • by Marsha Keith Schuchard
  • ISBN: 9004183124
  • ISBN-13: 9789004183124
Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of “Hats” in Sweden.

Imperial Women: A Study in Public Images, 40 BC - AD 68

Imperial Women: A Study in Public Images, 40 BC - AD 68

  • by Wood
  • ISBN: 9004119507
  • ISBN-13: 9789004119505
This book traces the emergence and development of the public female portrait, from Octavia, the first Roman woman to be represented on coinage, to the formidable and ambitious Agrippina the Younger, whose assassination demonstrated to later ...

God - Beyond Me: From the I's Absolute Ground in Holderlin and Schelling to a Contemporary Model of a Personal God

God - Beyond Me: From the I's Absolute Ground in Holderlin and Schelling to a Contemporary Model of a Personal God

  • by Cia van Woezik
  • ISBN: 9004181865
  • ISBN-13: 9789004181861
Drawing on the connection of the I to an absolute ground in the metaphysics of Schelling and the poetry of H lderlin, this book offers a contemporary model of God as both unitary and personal ground of self-conscious I-hood.

The Vocation of Reason: Studies in Critical Theory and Social Science in the Age of Max Weber

The Vocation of Reason: Studies in Critical Theory and Social Science in the Age of Max Weber

  • by Hall Thomas Wilson
  • ISBN: 9004136312
  • ISBN-13: 9789004136311
This book addresses, and at the same time reflects, the impact of Max Weber on both the social sciences and on critical theory's critique of the social sciences.

Canonical Medicine: Gentile da Foligno and Scholasticism

Canonical Medicine: Gentile da Foligno and Scholasticism

  • by Roger French
  • ISBN: 9004117075
  • ISBN-13: 9789004117075
Based on little-read texts, this book explains how Gentile and his scholastic contemporaries were seen as successful doctors in the late middle ages.

The Greater Middle East in Global Politics: Social Science Perspectives on the Changing Geography of the World Politics

The Greater Middle East in Global Politics: Social Science Perspectives on the Changing Geography of the World Politics

  • by Mehdi Amineh
  • ISBN: 9004158596
  • ISBN-13: 9789004158597
First, it is a historical-comparative study of politics and societies in selected Greater Middle Eastern countries. Second, it is an empirical case study of states and societies of the Greater Middle East in global politics.

Law and Business of International Project Finance: A Resource for Governments, Sponsors, Lenders, Lawyers, and Project Participants

Law and Business of International Project Finance: A Resource for Governments, Sponsors, Lenders, Lawyers, and Project Participants

  • by Scott L. Hoffman
  • ISBN: 1571051767
  • ISBN-13: 9781571051769
Mirroring the structure of an actual project finance deal, this handbook examines each step of the process, from the rationale for the project finance, through risk allocation and mitigation, to dispute resolution.

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS): Shaping the Reforms, Academia and China (1977-2003)

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS): Shaping the Reforms, Academia and China (1977-2003)

  • by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner
  • ISBN: 9004153233
  • ISBN-13: 9789004153233
This social history of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) sheds new light on the interplay between political and academic leaders and academic organization in the Reform era (1978 - ), and provides new insights into the changing ...

L'Imaginaire de l'ecran / Screen Imaginary

L'Imaginaire de l'ecran / Screen Imaginary

  • by Brill, Yves Jeanneret
  • ISBN: 9042019611
  • ISBN-13: 9789042019614
This book will be of interest to all those who have engaged with hypertext either as creators or as users.

Soundings in Tibetan Medicine: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives

Soundings in Tibetan Medicine: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives

  • by Brill
  • ISBN: 9004155503
  • ISBN-13: 9789004155503
This collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine provides fascinating new insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range ...

 

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