History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Death, Ritual, and Bereavement book cover

    Death, Ritual, and Bereavement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Houlbrooke

    Originally published in 1989, Death, Ritual and Bereavement examines the social history of death and dying from 1500 to the 1930s. This edited collection focuses on the death-bed, funerals, burials, mourning customs, and the expression of grief. The essays throw fresh light on developments which…

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  • Reproductive Rituals: The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Reproductive Rituals

    The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Angus McLaren

    Originally published in 1984 Reproductive Ritual examines fertility and re-production in pre-industrial England. The book discusses both through anthropological research and reviews of contemporary literature that conscious family limitation was practised before the nineteenth century. The volume…

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  • Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy: Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle book cover

    Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy

    Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle, 1st Edition

    By John T. Young

    Published in 1998, this is a fundamental re-assessment of the world-view of the alchemists, natural philosophers and intelligencers of the mid 17th century. Based almost entirely upon the extensive and hitherto little-researched manuscript archive of Samuel Hartlib, it charts and contextualises the…

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    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

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  • Francesco Bartolomeo Conti: His Life and Music book cover

    Francesco Bartolomeo Conti

    His Life and Music, 1st Edition

    By Hermine Weigel Williams

    First Published in 1999, Hermine Weigel Williams’ study draws on more than thirty years of research to fill this noticeable lacuna , and presents here the first full scale life and works of the composer for over ninety years. Part One of the book surveys the biographical aspects of Conti’s career.…

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  • A War of Ideas: British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792–1802 book cover

    A War of Ideas

    British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792–1802, 1st Edition

    By Emma Vincent Macleod

    The responses of British people to the French Revolution has recently received considerable attention from historians. British commentators often expressed a sense of the novelty and scale of European wars which followed, yet their views on this conflict have not yet attracted such thorough…

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  • John Foxe: An Historical Perspective book cover

    John Foxe

    An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Loades

    First published in 1999, This book  is a wide-ranging and authoritative review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe’s Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between 1563 and 1583, up to the nineteenth century. Essays by…

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  • Religion and Society in Early Stuart England book cover

    Religion and Society in Early Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    First published in 1998, this book presents an overview of some recent debates on the history of religion in England from the accession of James I to the outbreak of the Civil War. Darren Oldridge rejects the polarisation of discussion on the meaning and impact of Laudianism’s innovations and the…

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  • John Knox and the British Reformations book cover

    John Knox and the British Reformations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger A. Mason

    Published in 1998. John Knox is one of the towering figures of the European reformation, his name synonymous with hard-line evangelical Protestantism, and his influence spreading far beyond his native Scotland. Yet no scholarly biography of Knox has appeared for over 20 years, and no attempt has…

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  • Politicians in the Pulpit: Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism book cover

    Politicians in the Pulpit

    Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Groth Lyon

    First published in 1999, the world of Christian radicalism in the first half of the nineteenth century is reconstructed here with thorough research by Eileen Groth Lyon. Christian radicals, during this period, sought to incite political action through the use of Scripture, using such themes as the…

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  • Stories of Chaos: Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative book cover

    Stories of Chaos

    Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Nick Davis

    First published in 1999, this volume re-examines narrative design in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Faerie Queene, King Lear and Paradise Lost. Written in a period newly set on finding practical application for available systems of reasoning, these texts confront in their different ways…

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  • Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800: Part II book cover

    Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.R. Russell-Wood

    First published in 1999, this volume is an ambitious attempt to provide a wide-ranging introduction to local government in the overseas empires of Portugal, Spain, England and France, with further reference to the English East India Company and the Dutch East and West India Companies. In an…

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