Living Books about History represent a new form of digital anthology. They present short essays on current topics of scholarly interest accompanied by selected contributions that are freely available online. Read more
This anthology is a brief introduction to the field of Digital Humanities, covering its history, how its practitioners define it, and how an interested newcomer might get involved.
Medieval wonders can be divided into two main groups: miracles (religious wonders performed by God after the invocation of saints) and marvels (natural wonders), which also included monsters. Both phenomena open our eyes to a multiply entangled history, in which medieval people expressed the order of divinely created nature.
This anthology of the Swiss Federal Archives outlines the history of modern administration using selected sources of the Swiss Federal Archives: the development of a federal administration, measures of professionalization, excerpts from debates on expansion, rationalization, efficiency increase, and privatization.
International comparison shows a diversity among welfare states, which also exists within individual welfare systems where private and public actors collide. In order to better account for this plurality a new comprehension of Statism is needed.