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Horst J Helle

Horst J. Helle held full professorships at the RWTH Aachen University, the University of Vienna, and the University of Munich. He worked at universities in other countries, including a year at the University of Chicago and, since 1996, in mainland China.


  • China: Promise or Threat?

    An insightful socio-cultural analysis of the differences in Chinese and Western relationships to the public and the private spheres.
  • Messages from Georg Simmel

    Simmel's influence on Sociology has been immense. This volume aims to re-examine that legacy and draw lessons for today's scholars.