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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

John Boardman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181752
eISBN:
9780691184043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book looks beyond the life of Alexander the Great in order to examine the astonishing range of Alexanders created by generations of authors, historians, and artists throughout the world, from ... More

The Birth of Modern Belief

The Birth of Modern Belief

Ethan H. Shagan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174747
eISBN:
9780691184944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the history of belief in the Christian West from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, revealing for the first time how a distinctively modern category of belief came into being. The ... More

Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179636
eISBN:
9780691185071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book takes an in-depth look at German journalism from the late Weimar period through the postwar decades. Illuminating the roles played by journalists in the media metropolis of Hamburg, the ... More

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Jack Tannous

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churches and Arabs conquered the region, setting in motion a process that would lead to ... More

Newton the Alchemist

Newton the Alchemist

William Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174877
eISBN:
9780691185033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174877.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When Isaac Newton's alchemical papers surfaced at a Sotheby's auction in 1936, the quantity and seeming incoherence of the manuscripts were shocking. No longer the exemplar of Enlightenment ... More

A People's Constitution

A People's Constitution

Rohit De

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

It has long been contended that the Indian Constitution of 1950, a document in English created by elite consensus, has had little influence on India's greater population. Drawing upon the previously ... More

Theology and the Scientific Imagination

Theology and the Scientific Imagination

Amos Funkenstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181356
eISBN:
9780691184265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181356.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a pioneering work of intellectual history that transformed our understanding of the relationship between Christian theology and the development of science. The author explores the ... More

A Well-Ordered Thing

A Well-Ordered Thing

Michael D. Gordin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691172385
eISBN:
9780691184425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172385.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834–1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally, little else has been known about him. This book is an authoritative ... More

Who Fights for Reputation

Who Fights for Reputation

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides an original framework, based on insights from psychology, to explain why some political leaders are more willing to use military force to defend their reputation than others. ... More

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