History: European History

  • India in the Italian Renaissance: Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600 book cover

    India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600, 1st Edition

    By Meera Juncu

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Lords and Towns in Medieval Europe: The European Historic Towns Atlas Project book cover

    Lords and Towns in Medieval Europe

    The European Historic Towns Atlas Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard B. Clarke, Anngret Simms

    This volume is based on possibly the biggest single Europe-wide project in urban history. In 1955 the International Commission for the History of Towns established the European historic towns atlas project in accordance with a common scheme in order to encourage comparative urban studies. Although…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Balkan Heritages: Negotiating History and Culture book cover

    Balkan Heritages

    Negotiating History and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Couroucli, Tchavdar Marinov

    This volume deals with the relation between heritage, history and politics in the Balkans. Contributions examine diverse ways in which material and immaterial heritage has been articulated, negotiated and manipulated since the nineteenth century. The major question addressed here is how modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary book cover

    Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary

    1st Edition

    By Bernard S. Bachrach, David S. Bachrach, Michael Leese

    First commissioned by Bishop Gerard I of Cambrai (1012-1051) in 1023 or 1024, the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium was the work of two authors, the second of whom completed the text shortly after the death of Bishop Gerard. The three books of the Gesta shed considerable light on the policies and…

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  • Gender and Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Destroying Order, Structuring Disorder book cover

    Gender and Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Destroying Order, Structuring Disorder

    1st Edition

    By Susan Broomhall

    States of emotion were vital as a foundation to society in the premodern period, employed as a force of order to structure diplomatic transactions, shape dynastic and familial relationships, and align religious beliefs, practices and communities. At the same time, societies understood that…

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  • Godfrey of Viterbo and his Readers: Imperial Tradition and Universal History in Late Medieval Europe book cover

    Godfrey of Viterbo and his Readers

    Imperial Tradition and Universal History in Late Medieval Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Foerster

    This collection provides a systematic survey of the wide readership the works of Godfrey of Viterbo enjoyed in the late Middle Ages. In the last years of the twelfth century this chronicler and imperial notary wrote a series of historical collections that gained considerable and lasting popularity:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c.1000�1525: Essays in Honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting book cover

    Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c.1000�1525

    Essays in Honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Hundahl, Lars Kjær, Niels Lund

    Where medieval Denmark and Scandinavia as a whole has often been seen as a cultural backwater that passively and belatedly received cultural and political impulses from Western Europe, Professor Michael H. Gelting and scholars inspired by him have shown that the intellectual, religious and…

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  • Prester John: The Legend and its Sources book cover

    Prester John: The Legend and its Sources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keagan Brewer

    The legend of Prester John has received much scholarly attention over the last hundred years, but never before have the sources been collected and coherently presented to readers. This book now brings together a fully-representative set of texts setting out the many and various sources from which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500 book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    1050-1500, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. N. Swanson

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to…

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  • Post-identity?: Culture and European Integration book cover

    Post-identity?

    Culture and European Integration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Collective identity, the emotionally powerful sense of belonging to a group, is a crucial source of popular legitimacy for nations. However efforts since the 1990s to politically support European integration by using identity mechanisms borrowed from nationalism have had very limited success.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge History of Western Empires book cover

    The Routledge History of Western Empires

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Aldrich, Kirsten McKenzie

    The Routledge History of Western Empires is an all new volume focusing on the history of Western Empires in a comparative and thematic perspective. Comprising of thirty-three original chapters arranged in eight thematic sections, the book explores European overseas expansion from the Age of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Pathology in Practice: Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Pathology in Practice

    Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia De Renzi, Marco Bresadola, Maria Conforti

    Post-mortems may have become a staple of our TV viewing, but the long history of this practice is still little known. This book provides a fresh account of the dissections that took place across early modern Europe on those who had died of a disease or in unclear circumstances. Drawing on different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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