History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires book cover

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires, 1st Edition

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780: The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe book cover

    Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These chapters explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial,…

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  • Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance: Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England book cover

    Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By John S. Garrison

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on…

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  • London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666: Disaster and Recovery book cover

    London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666

    Disaster and Recovery, 1st Edition

    By Jacob F. Field

    The Great Fire of 1666 was one of the greatest catastrophes to befall London in its long history. While its impact on London and its built environment has been studied and documented, its impact on Londoners has been overlooked. This book makes full and systematic use of the wealth of manuscript…

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  • The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Welsh

    Dr Jennifer Welsh received her M.A. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University in 2000, and her M.A. and PhD in History from Duke University in 2004 and 2009. Her dissertation dealt with the cult of St. Anne in late medieval and early modern Europe. After four years as a Visiting Assistant…

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  • Clarendon Reconsidered: Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640�1674 book cover

    Clarendon Reconsidered

    Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640�1674, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Major

    Clarendon Reconsidered reassesses a figure of major importance in seventeenth-century British politics, constitutional history and literature. Despite his influence in these and other fields, Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon (1609–1674) remains comparatively neglected. However, the recent surge…

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  • New Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Gdansk, Poland and Prussia book cover

    New Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Gdansk, Poland and Prussia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beata Możejko

    New Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Poland and Prussia: The Impact of Gdańsk draws together the latest reseach conducted by local historians and archaeologists on the city of Gdańsk and its impact on the surrounding region of Pomerania and Poland as a whole. Beginning with Gdańsk’s early…

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  • Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic: Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800 book cover

    Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic

    Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800, 1st Edition

    By Bert De Munck

    This book presents a new view on the relation between labour and community through a focus on craft guilds. In the Southern Netherlands, occupational guilds were both powerful and governed by manufacturing masters, enabling the latter to imprint their mark upon urban society in an economic,…

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  • A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World book cover

    A History of Market Performance

    From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by R.J. Van der Spek, Jan Luiten van Zanden, Bas van Leeuwen

    This exciting new volume examines the development of market performance from Antiquity until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Efficient market structures are agreed by most economists to serve as evidence of economic prosperity, and to be prerequisites for further economic growth. However,…

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  • Conversion to Catholicism in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Conversion to Catholicism in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Peter A. Mazur

    In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, conversion took on a new importance within the Catholic world, as its leaders faced the challenge of expanding the church's reach to new peoples and continents while at the same time reinforcing its authority in the Old World. Based on new archival…

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  • Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today book cover

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole-Albert Rønning, Helle Møller Sigh, Helle Vogt

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today presents an examination of Nordic donation and gift-giving practices in the Nordic and Western world, beginning in late Antiquity and extending through to the present day. Through chapters…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Atlantic World book cover

    The Atlantic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Adrian Leonard, William O'Reilly

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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