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Early Modern Prayer by Early Modern Prayer


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800 by Bert (University of Antwerp, Belgium) De Munck Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800
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This book presents a new view on the relation between labour and community through a focus on craft guilds. In the Southern Netherlands, occupational guilds were both powerful and governed by manufacturing masters, enabling the latter to imprint their mark...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Corporate Cultures: National and Transnational Corporations in Seventeenth Century Literature by Liam D. Haydon Corporate Cultures: National and Transnational Corporations in Seventeenth Century Literature


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Medicine and Monstrous Generation in the Seventeenth Century The Case of Thomas Bartholin by Signe Nipper Nielsen Medicine and Monstrous Generation in the Seventeenth Century The Case of Thomas Bartholin

Through a case study of the work of the renowned anatomist and keen collector Thomas Bartholin (1616-1680), this book contributes to the cultural history of early modern natural philosophy, medicine and the body by focusing on the widespread fascination with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

William Tyndale A Very Brief History by Melvyn Bragg William Tyndale A Very Brief History

Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

A Dutch Republican Baroque Theatricality, Dramatization, Moment and Event by Frans-Willem Korsten A Dutch Republican Baroque Theatricality, Dramatization, Moment and Event

This study offers a new and systematic approach towards the interactions among the notions of theatricality, dramatisation, moment, and event
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Catherine of Aragon An Intimate Life of Henry VIII's True Wife by Amy Licence Catherine of Aragon An Intimate Life of Henry VIII's True Wife

A stunning new full-length biography of Queen Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's wife of over twenty years. The first ever written by a female historian and to concentrate on Catherine as a Tudor woman, rather than a pawn of in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Cambridge World History: Volume 6, The Construction of a Global World, 1400-1800 CE, Part 1, Foundations by Jerry H. (University of Hawaii, Manoa) Bentley The Cambridge World History: Volume 6, The Construction of a Global World, 1400-1800 CE, Part 1, Foundations
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Comprehensive account of the intense biological, commercial, and cultural exchanges, and the creation of global connections, between 1400 and 1800.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

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Witchcraft: The Basics by Marion Gibson Witchcraft: The Basics

For some, witchcraft is a metaphor for empowerment; for some, a religion; for others, a terrible ongoing threat. Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging to the scholarly study of witchcraft which explores the phenomenon of witchcraft from its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Witchcraft: The Basics by Marion Gibson Witchcraft: The Basics

For some, witchcraft is a metaphor for empowerment; for some, a religion; for others, a terrible ongoing threat. Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging to the scholarly study of witchcraft which explores the phenomenon of witchcraft from its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature by J. Seth (University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA) Lee The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature
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This volume examines the literary works of English exiles seeking to navigate what Edward Said calls the perilous territory of not-belonging. The study opens by asking, How did exile impact the way an early modern writer defined and constructed their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Margaret Pole The Countess in the Tower by Susan Higginbotham Margaret Pole The Countess in the Tower

The true story of 'The King's Curse'; the extraordinary life of Margaret Pole, niece of Richard III, loyal servant of the Tudors.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

The Tudor Kitchen What the Tudors Ate & Drank by Terry Breverton The Tudor Kitchen What the Tudors Ate & Drank

A fascinating history of Tudor food and drink, from swan-neck soup to roasted-alive goose.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

The Correspondence of Erasmus Letters 2472 to 2634, April 1531- March 1532 by Desiderius Erasmus, James M. Estes The Correspondence of Erasmus Letters 2472 to 2634, April 1531- March 1532
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Volume 18 in the Collected Works of Erasmus series covers the period from 1 April 1531 to 30 March 1532. The most persistent theme in the letters is the fear, to which Erasmus had long been prey, that the religious...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/12/2017

The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850 by Sara (University of Greenwich, UK) Pennell The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850
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Sara Pennell traces the emergence of the domestic kitchen as a distinctive space that helped make houses homes from the 17th century through to the middle of the 19th, and explores how the kitchen and its contents - from the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Disciplining History Censorship, Theory and Historical Discourse in Early Modern Spain by Cesc (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain) Esteve Disciplining History Censorship, Theory and Historical Discourse in Early Modern Spain
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The overall purpose of the studies collected together in this volume is to explain the shaping of Hispanic historiography in the Early Modern period by examining the continuities and discursive complicities between the writing, criticism, theory and censorship of history....
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2018

Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy For Love and Money by Howard (Queen's University, Canada) Adelman Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy For Love and Money
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This book examines the role of women in Jewish family negotiations, using the setting of Italy from the end of the Renaissance to the Baroque. In ghettos at night and under the scrutiny of inquisitions, Jews flourished. Life and learning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2018

The Sinews of Habsburg Power Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820 by William D., Jr. (Senior Research Associate, Austrian Academy of Sciences) Godsey The Sinews of Habsburg Power Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820
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The Sinews of Habsburg Power traces the development of the central European Habsburg monarchy into one of early modern Europe's leading powers. In particular, it looks to the domestic foundations of that power, which were upheld by the growth of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Hospitaller Malta and the Mediterranean Economy in the Sixteenth Century by Joan Abela Hospitaller Malta and the Mediterranean Economy in the Sixteenth Century

Demonstrates that Malta was much more than a military strongpoint in the Christian-Muslim divide but rather a major centre of international exchange.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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The Cambridge World History: Volume 6, The Construction of a Global World, 1400-1800 CE, Part 1, Foundations by Jerry H. (University of Hawaii, Manoa) Bentley The Cambridge World History: Volume 6, The Construction of a Global World, 1400-1800 CE, Part 1, Foundations
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Comprehensive account of the intense biological, commercial, and cultural exchanges, and the creation of global connections, between 1400 and 1800.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

The French Religious Wars in English Print Culture, 1570-1610 by The French Religious Wars in English Print Culture, 1570-1610

Between 1570 and 1610, numerous printed works published in London testify to the anxieties and aspirations of the Elizabethans regarding France and its ongoing wars of religion. By looking at the output of such material, this book reveals the ways...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Managing for Posterity: The Le Stranges at Hunstanton and Their Estates, 1604-1724 by Elizabeth M. Griffiths Managing for Posterity: The Le Stranges at Hunstanton and Their Estates, 1604-1724

Securing the status and long-term survival of the family has always been the principal concern of the English aristocracy and gentry, and central to that ambition, at least until the late nineteenth century, was the successful management of their landed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Decrees of the Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17) Their Legitimacy, Origins, Contents, and Implementation by Nelson H. Minnich The Decrees of the Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17) Their Legitimacy, Origins, Contents, and Implementation

The Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17), whose 500th anniversary is being commemorated, has left a legacy little studied by scholars. The council's status as an ecumenical council was questioned by its opponents and its decrees ignored, resisted, or only slowly implemented....
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Clarendon Reconsidered Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640-1674 by Philip (Birkbeck, University of London, UK) Major Clarendon Reconsidered Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640-1674
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Clarendon Reconsidered reassesses a figure of major importance in seventeenth-century British politics, constitutional history and literature. Despite his influence in these and other fields, Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674) remains comparatively neglected. However, the recent surge of interest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Turin and the British in the Age of the Grand Tour by Paola Bianchi Turin and the British in the Age of the Grand Tour

This is an international publication exploring early modern cultural exchange between Britain and Savoy, including political, diplomatic, social, religious and artistic trends.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms and the Cromwellian Union, 1643-1663 by Kirsteen M. (University of Aberdeen, UK) MacKenzie The Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms and the Cromwellian Union, 1643-1663
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Warfare, Loyalty and Rebellion The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Great Northern War, 1709-1717 by Mindaugas Sapoka Warfare, Loyalty and Rebellion The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Great Northern War, 1709-1717

This book examines the politics of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during the crucial period between the Russian tsar Peter the Great's victory over Sweden at the battle of Poltava and the 1717 Silent Sejm, the Polish-Lithuanian parliament's session which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Manifesting the Magnificence, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and His Milieu An Analysis of the Early Modern English Courtier Wardrobe Production and Supply Networks by Tracey Wedge Manifesting the Magnificence, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and His Milieu An Analysis of the Early Modern English Courtier Wardrobe Production and Supply Networks

Exploring the intricate networks of suppliers to the early modern English court, this book provides an examination of those who produced clothes and accessories for the wardrobe of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and his contemporaries. The sheer scale of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The World of Credit in Colonial Massachusetts James Richards and His Day Book, 1692-1711 by James E. Wadsworth The World of Credit in Colonial Massachusetts James Richards and His Day Book, 1692-1711

Occasionally scholars discover lost primary sources that change our understanding of a place or period. James Richards's day book is such a find. This 325- year- old ledger had been passed down through generations of a New England family and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

The French Wars of Religion 1559-1598 by R. J. Knecht The French Wars of Religion 1559-1598

In the second half of the sixteenth century, France was racked by religious civil wars and peace was only restored when Henry of Navarre finally converted to Catholicism, deciding ? in his immortal phrase ? that 'Paris is worth a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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