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Negotiating Exclusion in Early Modern England, 1550–1800

Negotiating Exclusion in Early Modern England, 1550–1800

1st Edition

Edited By Naomi Pullin, Kathryn Woods
September 26, 2022

This edited volume examines how individuals and communities defined and negotiated the boundaries between inclusion and exclusion in England between 1550 and 1800. It aims to uncover how men, women, and children from a wide range of social and religious backgrounds experienced and enacted exclusion...

The Scramble for Italy Continuity and Change in the Italian Wars, 1494-1559

The Scramble for Italy: Continuity and Change in the Italian Wars, 1494-1559

1st Edition

By Idan Sherer
August 29, 2022

The Scramble for Italy offers fresh insights on the set of conflicts known as the Italian Wars of 1494-1559. The aim of this book is to explore the trends of continuity and change that characterized the sixteenth century in order to demonstrate the significance of the Italian Wars as an especially ...

The Eye of the Crown The Development and Evolution of the Elizabethan Secret Service

The Eye of the Crown: The Development and Evolution of the Elizabethan Secret Service

1st Edition

By Kristin M.S. Bezio
August 19, 2022

This volume discusses the development of governmental proto-bureaucracy, which led to and was influenced by the inclusion of professional agents and spies in the early modern English government. In the government’s attempts to control religious practices, wage war, and expand their mercantile ...

From Classical to Modern Republicanism Reflections on England, Scotland, America, and France

From Classical to Modern Republicanism: Reflections on England, Scotland, America, and France

1st Edition

By Mark Hulliung
August 01, 2022

In 1955 Louis Hartz published a volume titled The Liberal Tradition in America, in which he argued that liberalism was the one and only American tradition. Since then scholars of New Left and neoconservative persuasion have offered an alternative account based on the notion that the civic notions ...

German Imperial Knights Noble Misfits between Princely Authority and the Crown, 1479–1648

German Imperial Knights: Noble Misfits between Princely Authority and the Crown, 1479–1648

1st Edition

By Richard J. Ninness
August 01, 2022

The German imperial knights were branded disobedient, criminal, or treasonous, but instead of finding themselves on the wrong side of history, they resisted marginalization and adapted through a combination of conservative and progressive strategies. The knights tried to turn the elite world on its...

The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth History, Memory, Legacy

The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History, Memory, Legacy

1st Edition

Edited By Andrzej Chwalba, Krzysztof Zamorski
August 01, 2022

This volume provides a fresh perspective of the history and legacy of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, as well as the often-disputed memory of it in contemporary Europe. The unions between the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania have fascinated many readers ...

The Political Discourse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Concepts and Ideas

The Political Discourse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Concepts and Ideas

1st Edition

By Anna Grześkowiak-Krwawicz
August 01, 2022

This book makes a contribution to ongoing European research into the political discourse of the early modern era, analyzing the political discourse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1795). The sources comprise the broadly understood political literature from the end of the sixteenth ...

Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Colonial World “The King is Listening”

Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Colonial World: “The King is Listening”

1st Edition

Edited By Nancy Christie, Michael Gauvreau, Matthew Gerber
August 01, 2022

Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Colonial World: "The King is Listening" offers, through the contribution of thirteen original chapters, a sustained analysis of judicial practices and litigation during the first era of French overseas expansion. The overall goal of this volume is to ...

Anti-Jacobitism and the English People, 1714–1746

Anti-Jacobitism and the English People, 1714–1746

1st Edition

By Jonathan Oates
July 22, 2022

In both 1715 and 1745 there was a major military challenge in Britain to the thrones of George I and George II, posed by Jacobite supporters of the exiled Stuart claimant. This book examines the responses of those loyal to the Hanoverian dynasty, whose efforts have been ignored or disparaged ...

A Genlis Education and Enlightenment Values Mrs Chinnery (1766–1840) and her Children

A Genlis Education and Enlightenment Values: Mrs Chinnery (1766–1840) and her Children

1st Edition

By Denise Yim
July 01, 2022

Offering a unique approach to the study of late eighteenth-century/early nineteenth-century education, this book explores the life and motivations of a strong-minded, self-educated and enlightened English gentlewoman, Mrs Margaret Chinnery, who put Madame de Genlis’s educational ideas into practice...

Frederik Hendrik and the Triumph of the Dutch Revolt Comparative Insurgencies

Frederik Hendrik and the Triumph of the Dutch Revolt: Comparative Insurgencies

1st Edition

By Nick Ridley
May 06, 2022

Frederik Hendrik and the Triumph of the Dutch Revolt describes a crucial period in European history. During the early seventeenth century the Dutch, led by Frederik Hendrik, were engaged in a struggle for independence from the mighty Spanish Empire. But Spain was allied with its fellow Hapsburg ...

The English Exorcist John Darrell and the Shaping of Early Modern English Protestant Demonology

The English Exorcist: John Darrell and the Shaping of Early Modern English Protestant Demonology

1st Edition

By Brendan C. Walsh
May 06, 2022

In 1598, the English clergyman John Darrell was brought before the High Commission at Lambeth Palace to face charges of fraud and counterfeiting. The ecclesiastical authorities alleged that he had "taught 4. to counterfeite" demonic possession over a ten-year period, fashioning himself into a ...

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