Manfred Mai
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Manfred Mai

Manfred Mai, born in 1949, is one of the best-known German authors of books for children and young adults. Previous publications at Hanser include: Weltgeschichte (2002), the Schiller biography Was macht den Mensch zum Menschen? (2004), and Europäische Geschichte (2007).

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We All Live Under the Same Sky

We All Live Under the Same Sky

How does a Jewish family live? Since when does Christianity exist? What is a Mosque? Why do Hindus not eat cows? And who was Buddha? An important and current book.

Within a religious ...

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World History

World History

That’s what distinguishes this book from run-of-the mill history textbooks and also makes it an ideal complement to lessons. This new edition has been revised and updated to include a ...

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A Vision of a Better World

A Vision of a Better World

A treasure trove of information for all young people who sometimes despair of the world we live in: Manfred Mai presents mankind’s great utopian visions and gives us plenty to discuss.
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European History

European History

From antiquity to the struggle for European unity – Manfred Mai traces the development of our continent with a historian's expert knowledge and the flair
of the experienced storyteller.
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A History Reader

A History Reader

Concision and clarity – those were the characteristics of Manfred Mai?s Weltgeschichte which earned the book such resounding and unanimous praise. But of course there is much, much more to say ...

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What Makes Mankind Human?

What Makes Mankind Human?

The classic author rehabilitated as a man of flesh and blood, his work liberated from dusty school shelves: this Schiller biography for young readers underlines, once again, the narrative and ...

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World History

World History

Why did Heinrich IV take his famous walk to Canossa?
What was so "reasonable" about the "age of reason"?
Which very advanced culture built the first indoor swimming pools?

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Manfred Mai

Awards

2009 Staufermedaille des Landes Baden-Württemberg

2004 Beste 7 Bücher für junge Leser, Deutschlandfunk

2004 Kinder- und Jugendbuchliste (Radio Bremen & SR)

2003 Nominierung für den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis

Bibliographie

Im Hanser Kinderbuch:
2002 Weltgeschichte. Sachbuch
2004 Was macht den Mensch zum Mensch? Schiller-Biografie. Sachbuch
2005 Lesebuch zur Weltgeschichte. Sachbuch
2007 Europäische Geschichte. Sachbuch
2010 Der Traum von einer besseren Welt. Die großen Menschheitsutopien. Sachbuch
2014 Weltgeschichte. Aktualisierte und erweiterte Ausgabe. Sachbuch
2016 Wir leben alle unter demselben Himmel - Die fünf Weltreligionen für Kinder. Sachbuch. Mit Illustrationen von Marine Ludin
 
Im Sanssouci Verlag:
2004 Manfred Mai (Hrsg.): Schiller für Zeitgenossen. Dein Glück ist heute gut gelaunt
2008 Manfred Mai (Hrsg.): Dein Glück ist heute gut gelaunt. Schiller-Aphorismen