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Who's Who in Ancient Mythology

How many people these days can still recount the story of Romulus and Remus or the punishment of Tantalus? Ulysses and Oedipus are household names in twenty-first century, but characters like Hecuba, Medus, Perseus, Hydra and Cassandra, formerly part of any educated person's vocabulary, are often ...
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1968

Student Revolt and Global Protest

The year 1968 stands for an entire decade of rebellion. All around the globe young people took to the streets in their hundreds of thousands. Norbert Frei traces the roots of this worldwide revolution, marking the differences in what triggered unrest amongst an entire generation: in Germany it ...

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Bertha Krupp and Her Children

The life of my grandmother

Bertha Krupp (1887-1957) spent her entire life in the public eye. Following her father's untimely and scandal-ridden death, she inherited the Krupp industrial empire at the tender age of 16. During her lifespan she witnessed two world wars, the end of the German empire, the great economic ...


Margarethe Krupp: The Life of My Great-Grandmother

It is 1902, and Friedrich Alfred Krupp - head of the global industrial giant of the same name - dies suddenly at the height of a scandal concerning his alleged homosexuality. Margarethe, his widow, must not only come to terms with her own feelings, but also ensure that neither her adolescent ...


dtv-Atlas The Earth

Physical Geography

And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good. (Genesis 1,10)

If you're not satisfied with these few words as an account of the creation of the earth, but want to know more about cartography, the ...
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Dictionary of Psychology

Psychology takes into consideration the nature of humanity and the natural science behind it. It is a differentiated field today, with a highly developed and unique jargon, the most important terms of which are explained in this dictionary. Present-day psychology, in both its reseach and its ...

Wisdom for the Day After Tomorrow

Underlinings from the Estate (1869-1889)

'Wisdom for the day after tomorrow' is the title Nietzsche had wanted to give to a collection of his various fragmented ideas, as it says in his notebook of autumn 1888 - essentially a prologue to his planned but never executed major work 'The Will to Power'. This book is the attempt to ...
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dtv-Atlas Ecology

With 122 charts in colour by Rudolf and Rosemarie Fahnert

The ›dtv-Atlas of Ecology‹ introduces the basic theories and methodology used in this area and presents the issues and problems relating to the subject. Starting with elementary ecological processes and eco-systems, recent processes and developments are shown using case studies from real life.

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dtv-Atlas Mathematics (2 volumes)

The ›dtv-Atlas of Mathematics‹ is a two-volume guide to modern mathematics and its most recent advances. The atlas sets out the basic principles of mathematics, followed by an introduction to all the main branches of study and their associated theories and hypotheses. Volume 1 presents the ...
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