a common reader

geschiedenis

Mariana Mould de Pease, An acknowledgement of cross cultural dialogues at Machu Picchu

July 9th, 2006  |  by  |  published in English texts, geschiedenis, Zuid-Amerika | Comments Off on Mariana Mould de Pease, An acknowledgement of cross cultural dialogues at Machu Picchu

Het Instituut voor Amerikanistiek organiseerde samen met het Etnografisch museum te Antwerpen een lezing door de Peruaanse Mariana Mould de Pease. Professor Mould de Pease titelde haar lezing “An acknowledgement of cross cultural dialogues at Machu Picchu”. In haar lezing behandelde ze verschillende aspecten van het fenomeen Machu Picchu sinds de ontdekking in 1911 door […]

The Americas. The history of a hemisphere

February 3rd, 2006  |  by  |  published in English texts, geschiedenis | Comments Off on The Americas. The history of a hemisphere

There are many ways to write history. Mostly, historians focus on a specific period, e.g. Geoffrey Parker’s The Dutch Revolt, or a ‘national’ history like Spain edited by Raymond Carr. But this is history with a bird’s-eye view. Felipe Fern├índez-Armesto presents us the history of the American continent as a whole. Starting with the first […]

a history of warfare

March 13th, 1997  |  by  |  published in English texts, geschiedenis | Comments Off on a history of warfare

Author of the acclaimed The Face of Battle and The First World War, John Keegan is one of the most distinguished military historians. In this masterful work, he offers a sweeping view of the place of warfare in human culture and a brilliant exposition of the human impulse toward violence. Starting with the premise that […]



boekenkast-1

boekenkast-2

boekenkast-3