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Paper Heritage in Italy, France, Spain and Beyond (16th to 19th Centuries) Collector Aspirations & Collection Destinies
The Irish in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux Contexts, Relations, and Commodities
Swedish and Finnish Historiographies of the Swedish Realm, c. 1520–1809 Shared Past, Different Interpretations?
Oliver Cromwell’s Kin, 1643-1726 The Private and Public Worlds of the English Revolution and Restoration
Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt Comparative Insurgences
Roots of Sustainability in the Iberian Empires Shipbuilding and Forestry, 14th - 19th Centuries
Children at the Birth of Empire British Law, Liberty, and the Global Migration of Destitute Children, c. 1607–1760
Images of Change Visual Representations of Papal Power in Rome Following the Council of Trent
By Benedetta Borello, Laura Casella
November 03, 2023
This book takes a long-term approach, spanning from the end of the 16th to the 19th century, to explore how men and women in Italy, France, and Spain collected, displayed, and passed down various types of papers. The contributors share a core interest in the relationship between social actors and ...
By Charles C. Ludington
November 03, 2023
The Irish in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux is a collection of ten essays by internationally known scholars of Irish, British, French, and Atlantic History that covers the entire period in which there was a substantial Irish colony in Bordeaux (1689-1815). Among the topics discussed are the growth and...
By Petri Karonen, Miia Kuha
August 25, 2023
In the early modern era, two Nordic countries that are neighbours today, Sweden and Finland, formed one realm. Yet, modern history writing has largely ignored this unity, instead developing analysis and discussion in close connection to nationalistic ideas, national politics, and processes of ...
By Tim Patrick
July 14, 2023
Exploring what the early English Protestants came to believe about the afterlife, and how they arrived at their positions, this much-needed book fills a gap in the scholarly literature. In surveying the authorised doctrinal works of the English church through the Reformation period, the progress of...
By David Farr
July 07, 2023
This study centres around three leading military statesmen who served under Oliver Comwell but were also his kin and shared the experiences of the civil wars, John Disbrowe (1608–80), Henry Ireton (1611–51), and Charles Fleetwood (1618–92). It seeks to develop our picture of their positions from ...
By Nick Ridley
June 27, 2023
This book describes the crucial period in the monumental eighty-year Dutch struggle against the Spanish Empire, through which a small nation gained its independence from one of the mightiest European powers. Dr. Ridley shows how even though the Dutch Revolt was at its lowest point, Maurits of ...
By Koldo Trapaga Monchet, Álvaro Aragón-Ruano, Cristina Joanaz de Melo
June 05, 2023
This book aims to shed light on the roots of sustainability in the Iberian Peninsula that lie in the interrelations between shipbuilding and forestry from the 14th to the 19th centuries, combining various geographical scales (local, regional and national) and different timespans (short-term and ...
By Kristin M.S. Bezio, Scott Oldenburg
May 31, 2023
Religion and the Early Modern British Marketplace explores the complex intersection between the geographic, material, and ideological marketplaces through the lens of religious belief and practice. By examining the religiously motivated markets and marketplace practices in the sixteenth and ...
By Paul Hughes
May 31, 2023
This exciting Greenvill Collins biography is about seventeenth century navigation, focusing for the first time on mathematics practised at sea. This monograph argues the Restoration kings’, Charles II and James II, promotion of cartography for both strategy and trade. It is aimed at the academic, ...
By Kristen McCabe Lashua
April 28, 2023
This is the first study to focus specifically on destitute children who became part of the early British Empire, uniting separate historiographies on poverty, childhood, global expansion, forced migration, bound labor, and law. Britons used their nascent empire to employ thousands of destitute ...
By Teresa Delgado-Jermann
March 02, 2023
Images of Change focuses on the visual propaganda employed by Catholic popes in Rome during the time of Tridentine Reform. In 1563, at the Council of Trent, the Catholic Church decided to reform its own use of imagery, in response to Protestant criticism. This volume examines how different ...
By Anna Bellavitis, Valentina Sapienza
February 10, 2023
Apprenticeship in early modern Europe has been the subject of important research in the last decades, mostly by economic historians; but the majority of the research has dealt with cities or countries in Northern Europe. The organization, evolution and purpose of apprenticeship in Southern Europe ...