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Children at the Birth of Empire British Law, Liberty, and the Global Migration of Destitute Children, c. 1607–1760

Children at the Birth of Empire: British Law, Liberty, and the Global Migration of Destitute Children, c. 1607–1760

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By Kristen McCabe Lashua
April 21, 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 ...

Images of Change Visual Representations of Papal Power in Rome Following the Council of Trent

Images of Change: Visual Representations of Papal Power in Rome Following the Council of Trent

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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 ...

Apprenticeship, Work, Society in Early Modern Venice

Apprenticeship, Work, Society in Early Modern Venice

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Edited 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 ...

Artistic and Political Patronage in Early Stuart England The Career of William Herbert, Third Earl of Pembroke, 1580-1630

Artistic and Political Patronage in Early Stuart England: The Career of William Herbert, Third Earl of Pembroke, 1580-1630

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By Brian O'Farrell
January 09, 2023

Artistic and Political Patronage in Early Stuart England explores the remarkable life and career of William Herbert, Third Earl of Pembroke. Pembroke was one of the most influential aristocrats during the reigns of Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I. He was a great patron, a prominent politician ...

Diplomatic Cultures at the Ottoman Court, c.1500–1630

Diplomatic Cultures at the Ottoman Court, c.1500–1630

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Edited By Tracey A. Sowerby, Christopher Markiewicz
January 09, 2023

In the sixteenth century, the Ottoman court in Constantinople emerged as the axial centre of early modern diplomacy in Eurasia. Diplomatic Cultures at the Ottoman Court, c.1500-1630 takes a unique approach to diplomatic relations by focusing on how diplomacy was conducted and diplomatic ...

The Execution of Admiral John Byng as a Microhistory of Eighteenth-Century Britain

The Execution of Admiral John Byng as a Microhistory of Eighteenth-Century Britain

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By Joseph J. Krulder
January 09, 2023

According to Voltaire's Candide, Admiral John Byng's 1757 execution went forward to 'encourage the others'. Of course, the story is more complicated. This microhistorical account upon a macro-event presents an updated, revisionist, and detailed account of a dark chapter in British naval&...

William the Silent and the Dutch Revolt Comparative Starting Points and Triggering of Insurgencies

William the Silent and the Dutch Revolt: Comparative Starting Points and Triggering of Insurgencies

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By Nick Ridley
January 09, 2023

William the Silent and the Dutch Revolt examines the first stages of the Dutch struggle against Spanish rule during the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The book analyses the causes of growing discontent in the Netherlands and the various stages of the revolt, focusing on the key ...

Remarriage and Stepfamilies in East Central Europe, 1600-1900

Remarriage and Stepfamilies in East Central Europe, 1600-1900

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Edited By Gabriella Erdélyi, András Péter Szabó
December 30, 2022

Due to high adult mortality and the custom of remarriage, stepfamilies were a common phenomenon in pre-industrial Europe. Focusing on East Central Europe, a neglected area of western historiography, this book draws essential comparisons in terms of remarriage patterns and stepfamily life with ...

Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt Comparative Insurgences

Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt: Comparative Insurgences

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By Nick Ridley
December 05, 2022

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 ...

Royal Journeys in Early Modern Europe Progresses, Palaces and Panache

Royal Journeys in Early Modern Europe: Progresses, Palaces and Panache

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Edited By Anthony Musson, J. P. D. Cooper
November 22, 2022

Authored by a unique combination of university academics and heritage professionals, this book offers new perspectives on journeys made by Henry VIII and other monarchs, their political and social impact and the logistics required in undertaking such trips. It explores the performance of kingship ...

Spain and the Protestant Reformation The Spanish Inquisition and the War for Europe

Spain and the Protestant Reformation: The Spanish Inquisition and the War for Europe

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By Wayne H. Bowen
November 11, 2022

For Charles V and Philip II, both of whom expected to continue the momentum of the Reconquista into a campaign against Islam, the theology and political successes of Martin Luther and John Calvin menaced not just the possibility of a universal empire, but the survival of the Habsburg monarchy. ...

Parliamentarism in Northern and East-Central Europe in the Long Eighteenth Century Volume I: Representative Institutions and Political Motivation

Parliamentarism in Northern and East-Central Europe in the Long Eighteenth Century: Volume I: Representative Institutions and Political Motivation

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Edited By István M. Szijártó, Wim Blockmans, László Kontler
September 30, 2022

This volume investigates the history of the representative assemblies of Sweden (the riksdag), Poland (the sejm) and Hungary (the diaeta) in the final period of the ancien régime. It concentrates on the practices and ideas of parliamentarism and constitutionalism, and examines the ideologies that ...

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