European History Products

  • Women in European Culture and Society

    Gender, Skill and Identity from 1700, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Simonton

    A new and major contribution to the field, Women in European Culture and Society is a transnational history of women in Europe from the beginning of the eighteenth century that pushes women’s history beyond national studies to create an integrated view of three hundred years of women in Europe.…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Friars on the Frontier

    Catholic Renewal and the Dominican Order in Southeastern Poland, 1594–1648, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Stolarski

    Focusing on the Dominican Order's activities in southeastern Poland from the canonisation of the Polish Dominican St Hyacinth (1594) to the outbreak of Bogdan Chmielnicki's Cossack revolt (1648-54) this book reveals the renovation and popularity of the pre-existing Mendicant culture of piety in the…

    Hardback – 2010-11-28
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • The Body Broken

    Medieval Europe 1300–1520, 1st Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    This exciting new textbook offers a sweeping survey of Europe in the later Middle Ages, examining a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change. The Body Broken takes a thematic approach to the period 1300- 1520, covering everything from the Black Death and the Reformation to the Peasant’s…

    Paperback – 2010-10-01

  • Russia in the Twentieth Century

    The quest for stability, 1st Edition

    By David R. Marples

    The history of Russia, as the natural successor to the Soviet Union, is of crucial importance to understanding why communism ultimately lost out to Western democracy and the free market system.  David Marples presents a balanced overview of 20th century Russian history and shows that…

    Paperback – 2010-08-31

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

    1st Edition

    By Paul R. Bartrop, Steven L. Jacobs

    This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters,…

    Paperback – 2010-08-20
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Bismarck and Germany

    1862-1890, 3rd Edition

    By D.G. Williamson

    Bismarck’s role in the unification and consolidation of Germany is central to any understanding of Germany's development as a nation and its consequent role as aggressor in two world wars. This study provides students with a concise, up-to-date and analytical account of Bismarck's role in…

    Paperback – 2010-08-19
    Seminar Studies

  • The European Union Since 1945

    2nd Edition

    By Alasdair Blair

    The European Union faces a crossroads in the twenty-first century. While there is evidence of declining enthusiasm for European integration, the EU plays an increasingly vital role in tackling problems that can no longer be dealt with at member state level.  In recent years, the EU has…

    Paperback – 2010-07-08
    Seminar Studies

  • The French Wars of Religion 1559-1598

    3rd Edition

    By R. J. Knecht

    In the second half of the sixteenth century, France was racked by religious civil wars and peace was only restored when Henry of Navarre finally converted to Catholicism, deciding – in his immortal phrase – that 'Paris is worth a mass'. In this lucid introduction to a complex period in French…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
    Seminar Studies

  • Germany, 1914-1933

    Politics, Society and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Stibbe

    Germany, 1914-1933: Politics, Society and Culture takes a fresh and critical look at a crucial period in German history. Rather than starting with the traditional date of 1918, the book begins with the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, and argues that this was a pivotal turning point in…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10

  • The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 7th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The twentieth century was not kind to Russia. Despite its great potential and remarkable achievements, the country also bore the weight of two world wars, a revolution and civil war, totalitarian tyranny, famine and ecological destruction, economic ruin, and imperial decline. Will Russia ever be…

    Paperback – 2010-04-15

  • Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World

    Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Merry Wiesner-Hanks

    The book surveys the ways in which Christian ideas and institutions shaped sexual norms and conduct from the time of Luther and Columbus to that of Thomas Jefferson. It is global in scope and geographic in organization, with chapters on Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox Europe, Latin America,…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    Christianity and Society in the Modern World

  • The Italian City Republics

    4th Edition

    By Daniel Philip Waley, Trevor Dean

    Daniel Waley and Trevor Dean illustrate how, from the eleventh century onwards, many dozens of Italian towns achieved independence as political entities, unhindered by any centralising power. Until the fourteenth century, when the regimes of individual ‘tyrants’ took over in most towns, these…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18

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