Just come out: Book about Minorities and Work in the 19th and 20th Century
There are few topics that divide opinions in social contexts so much as "minorities" and "work". The current interdisciplinary anthology focuses on this complex history of relationships and explores processes of minority inclusion and exclusion in the history of work throughout the 19th and 20th century.
New on heiBOOKS: La grand et la parfit overaigne de geomancie
The Flemish clergyman Wilhelm von Moerbeke is one of the most important authors of medieval geomancy. "La grand et la parfit overaigne de geomancie", the 14th century translation of his Latin geomantic treatise, probably written in 1269, is the subject of this critical text edition and lexical analysis by Theresa Ruperti Repilado.
Now online: Castrum Virtuale, the catalogue of the exhibition in the Museum of the University
In memory of the outstanding ancient historian and epigraphist Geza Alföldy, an exhibition entitled "Castrum Virtuale" will take place at the Heidelberg University Museum from 26 April to 30 June 2019. It shows the reconstruction of a late antique site in Keszthely-Fenékpuszta on Lake Balaton. The exhibition catalogue, edited by Orsolya Heinrich-Tamáska and Roland Prien, is freely accessible online on heiBOOKS.
Exhibition catalogue about Marie Luise Gothein: Now online on heiBOOKS
Marie Luise Gotheins not only composed the standard work on the history of garden and landscape art ("Geschichte der Gartenkunst", 1914), the female scholar also became known through her English and cultural-historical studies. Among other things, the catalog "Es ist schon eine wunderbare Zeit, die ich jetzt lebe" includes letters and texts by Max and Marianne Weber and Edgar Salin and presents Gothein's life, work and travels in an overall view.
New publication: Sigrid Böge, Orthogonale Gruppen und der Satz von Minkowski-Siegel
Orthogonale Gruppen und der Satz von Minkowski-Siegel arose from a course Sigrid Böge gave during the winter term 2016/17 at the University of Heidelberg. In Orthogonale Gruppen Böge accomplishes to show that the formula of Minkowski-Siegel in Siegel‘s paper from 1935 is equivalent to the statement that the Tamagawa number of the orthogonal group 2, which is proven here in detail for the first time.
New on heiBOOKS: Die Zukunft im Blick. 150 Jahre Universitäts-Augenklinik Heidelberg
Die Zukunft im Blick. 150 Jahre Universitäts-Augenklinik Heidelberg by Gerd Uwe Auffarth (ed.) and Frank Krogmann illuminates the eventful history of Universitäts-Augenklinik Heidelberg, where countless students, doctoral candidates, teaching assistants and professors have been learning as well as teaching ophthalmology from its inauguration in 1868 to the present day.
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