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Drawing Down the MoonMagic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156934
eISBN:
9780691186092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156934.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

What did magic mean to the people of ancient Greece and Rome? How did Greeks and Romans not only imagine what magic could do, but also use it to try to influence the world around them? This book ... More

EntitledDiscriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two centuries ago, wealthy entrepreneurs founded the American cathedrals of culture—museums, theater companies, and symphony orchestras—to mirror European art. But today's American arts scene has ... 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

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