History: European History

  • Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages book cover

    Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Keagan Brewer

    Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge History of the Renaissance book cover

    The Routledge History of the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Caferro

    Drawing together the latest research in the field, The Routledge History of the Renaissance treats the Renaissance not as a static concept, but as one of ongoing change within an international framework. It takes as its unifying theme the idea of exchange and interchange through the movement of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity: Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch book cover

    Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity

    Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch, 1st Edition

    By Mason Kamana Allred

    In its retrieval and (re)construction, the past has become interwoven with the images and structure of cinema. Not only have mass media—especially film and television—shaped the content of memories and histories, but they have also shaped their very form. Combining historicization with close…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600: Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600

    Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wim Blockmans, Mikhail Krom, Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600 explores the links between maritime trading networks around Europe, from the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to the North and Baltic Seas. Maritime trade routes connected diverse geographical and cultural spheres, contributing to a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Broomhall, Sarah Finn

    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe examines the purposes for which specific forms of violence and particular emotional states functioned, how they operated in relation to each other, or indeed how one provoked, sustained or diminished the other.These twelve original essays demonstrate the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • War, Power and the Economy: Mercantilism and state formation in 18th-century Europe book cover

    War, Power and the Economy

    Mercantilism and state formation in 18th-century Europe, 1st Edition

    By A. González Enciso

    War, Power and the Economy contains a comparative history of Great Britain, France and Spain, the three rival empires of the 1700s. It explores how the states prepared for war, what kind of economic means they had, what institutional changes they implemented, and how efficient this was. As such,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe book cover

    Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City book cover

    Visualizing Venice

    Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin L. Huffman, Andrea Giordano, Caroline Bruzelius

    Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Guta Lag and Guta Saga: The Law and History of the Gotlanders book cover

    Guta Lag and Guta Saga: The Law and History of the Gotlanders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Peel

    Guta Lag, the law of the independent island of Gotland, is one of the earliest laws of Scandinavia. The historical appendix to the law, Guta Saga, was written in the thirteenth or fourteenth century. Together, Guta Lag and its accompanying Saga provide an invaluable insight into the lives of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Women, Land Rights and Rural Development: How Much Land Does a Woman Need? book cover

    Women, Land Rights and Rural Development

    How Much Land Does a Woman Need?, 1st Edition

    By Esther Kingston-Mann

    The failure to include gender in the economic history of rural development has severely limited our understanding of privatizing, collectivist and colonial economic policies that disrupted and transformed the lives of rural women and men in the modern world. This book is unique in its focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Women's Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe book cover

    Women's Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Kelly Hignett, Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte, Corina Snitar

    Based on extensive original research, including studies of autobiographies and biographies, reminiscences and memoirs, archived oral history data and interviews conducted by the authors, this book provides a rich picture of how women experienced repression in the former Soviet bloc. Although…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The History of Migration in Europe: Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology book cover

    The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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