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  • Origins of English Feudalism

    1st Edition

    By R. Allen Brown

    Originally published in 1973, Origins of English Feudalism suggests that English feudalism has, for a long time, been the most controversial and thereby the most highly technical aspect of English medieval history. The book contains relevant sources that will be of use to readers and will allow…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Consquest to 1509, 1st Edition

    By B.P. Wolffe

    Originally published in 1971, The Royal Demesne in English History shows how Norman and Angevin kings were able to regard the whole of their English kingdom as their royal demesne in the continental medieval sense. The book argues that only through the later loss of their continental possessions…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone-fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 

  • A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Silvia A. Conca Messina

    Why was early modern Europe the starting point of the economic expansion which led to the industrial revolution? What was the state’s role in this momentous transformation? States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe takes a comparative approach to answer these questions, demonstrating that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Brad Franco

    This volume offers a history of Siena from its origins to the modern day.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800

    Comparisons and Contrasts, 1st Edition

    By Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800 provides a comprehensive history of this complex period and explores the contrasting worlds of the British and the French Empires as they strove to develop new societies in the Americas. Charting the volatile relationship between the British and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Seminar Studies

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • A Tale of a Fool?

    A Microhistory of an 18th-Century Peasant Woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. Guðrún worked as a farmhand for most of her adult life and when she died she left behind a partial autobiography, which is believed to be the oldest autobiography of an Icelandic peasant woman.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 

  • The Origins of Democratic Zionism

    1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Kaplan

    This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical thought. However, democracy has taken various forms in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 

  • Isabella d’Este

    A Renaissance Princess, 1st Edition

    By Christine Shaw

    Isabella d’Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture, and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a rounded account of the full range of her…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Charlie Steen

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 

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