History: European History

  • Bishops, Saints, and Historians: Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy book cover

    Bishops, Saints, and Historians

    Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Brentano, edited by William L. North

    Throughout his career, Robert Brentano attempted to understand the nature and 'style' of ecclesiastical institutions in Italy and the British Isles, the specific qualities of saints and the communities that formed around them, and the ways in which seemingly cryptic archival remains of medieval…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Brittany in the Early Middle Ages: Texts and Societies book cover

    Brittany in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    This volume focuses on Wendy Davies's work on early medieval Breton texts and their implications. Beginning with core analyses of the Redon and Landévennec cartularies, it continues with papers that tease out some of the key social implications of the 9th-century Redon material - on the nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Barbarians, Maps, and Historiography: Studies on the Early Medieval West book cover

    Barbarians, Maps, and Historiography

    Studies on the Early Medieval West, 1st Edition

    By Walter Goffart

    To complement his first collection of articles (Rome's Fall and After, 1989), Walter Goffart presents here a further set of essays, all but two published between 1988 and 2007. They mainly focus on two types of historiography: early medieval narratives, with special attention to Bede's Historia…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern book cover

    Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern

    1st Edition

    By N.A.M. Rodger

    The articles collected here (two appearing for the first time in English) cover a number of topics central to naval history and illustrate the author's contention that this is not only, or even chiefly, a distinct area of special study, but rather a central theme running through the history of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870 book cover

    Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Crosland

    This second collection of studies by Maurice Crosland has as a first theme the differences in the style and organisation of scientific activity in Britain and France in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Science was more closely controlled in France, notably by the Paris Academy of Sciences, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By István Vásáry

    The setting for the studies collected here is the West-Eurasian steppe region, extending from present-day Kazakhstan through southern Russia, Ukraine and Moldavia to the Carpathian Basin. The first articles deal with pre-Mongol, Turkic peoples of the region and their relations with the Byzantine…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Comparative Studies in Modern European History: Nation, Nationalism, Social Change book cover

    Comparative Studies in Modern European History

    Nation, Nationalism, Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Miroslav Hroch

    The two main themes of this selection of articles by Professor Hroch are the process of nation formation during the 19th century, especially in the case of 'smaller' European nations, i.e. those without statehood, and the social and political aspects of the transition from a pre-modern, feudal and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Pionniers du droit occidental au Moyen Age book cover

    Pionniers du droit occidental au Moyen Age

    1st Edition

    By André Gouron

    'Pioneers' seems fitting to Professor Gouron to describe the jurists (civilists) of the 12th-century Latin West, that were the bearers of a new science, born in Bologna about 1100. Away from Bologna these pioneers were isolated, scattered from Scotland to Styria or Catalonia, and no more than one…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Studies in the Transmission of Wyclif's Writings book cover

    Studies in the Transmission of Wyclif's Writings

    1st Edition

    By Anne Hudson

    Wyclif's ideas caused a major upheaval both in the country of his birth and in the Bohemian area of central Europe; that upheaval affected theological, ecclesiastical and political developments from the late 14th to the early 16th centuries. Some of those ideas were transmitted orally through…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700 book cover

    The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700

    1st Edition

    By A.R. Disney

    The studies brought together in this volume were published over the last thirty years and are concerned, directly or indirectly, with the Portuguese presence in India between about 1500 and 1650. They have been arranged into four groups of which the first, 'The Portuguese in India', includes pieces…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • Popes, Church, and Jews in the Middle Ages: Confrontation and Response book cover

    Popes, Church, and Jews in the Middle Ages

    Confrontation and Response, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Stow

    The theme uniting the essays reprinted here is the attitude of the medieval Church, and in particular the papacy, toward the Jewish population of Western Europe. Papal consistency, sometimes sorely tried, in observing the canons and the principles announced by St Paul - that Jews were to be a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797 book cover

    Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Ravid

    The Jewish community of early modern Venice was perhaps the leading Jewish community of its time. It emerged as a response to the desire of the Venetian government to make credit readily available and, toward the end of the 16th century, it greatly expanded as Venice, faced with a serious decline…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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