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Maximilian Sternberg, University of Cambridge
In Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society Max Sternberg offers an account of the social functions of the built environment in medieval monasticism, focusing in particular on the white order of the Languedoc in the 13th century.
Liv Helene Willumsen, University of Tromsø
Drawing on wide range of legal documents from the seventeenth-century, this book contains quantitative and qualitative analyses of witchcraft trials in Scotland and Finnmark, Norway. Attention is drawn towards the voices of the accused persons, the witnesses, and the law.
Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester
'A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse': equine medicine in early modern England is Louise Hill Curth's groundbreaking new book on the health and illness of what were historically the most important domesticated, working animals.
Edited by Jim Bennett, Science Museum, London and Sofia Talas, University of Paduan
Cabinets of Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Europe explains how collections of instruments for demonstrating the principles of Newtonian science were offered successfully to a broad public audience and formed the basis of an intellectual, educational and cultural movement that ...
Patrick J. Boner, Johns Hopkins University
Spanning the course of his career, this book brings new light to Kepler’s vitalistic views and their central place in his world picture. It challenges our view of Kepler as a nascent mechanical philosopher who fell back on an older form of physics.
Tobias Krüger, Staatsarchiv Solothurn
In Discovering the Ice Ages Tobias Krüger explores the discovery of the Ice Ages over the course of the 19th century, how the idea was received, and what further research it stimulated for the first time from an international perspective.
Edited by Bernard Lightman, York University, Gordon McOuat, University of King's College, and Larry Stewart, University of Saskatchwan
In The Circulation of Knowledge Between Britain, India and China, twelve scholars examine how knowledge, things and people moved within, and between, the East and the West from the early modern period to the twentieth century.
Edited by Patrick J. Geary, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and Gábor Klaniczay, Central European University, Budapest
Manufacturing Middle Ages explores the entangled history of European national discourses grounded in medievalist and archaic traditions and developed by the emerging disciplines of humanities across the long nineteenth century.
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