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Sean T. Perrone
Through a detailed examination of the negotiations for the ecclesiastical subsidy between the crown and the Assembly of the Clergy, this book provides a new perspective on church-state relations and politics in early modern Europe.
This study of the Spanish monarchy, bureaucracy and representative government under Charles V before and after the comunero revolt (1520-1521) demonstrates how the emperor and Castilian republics institutionalized management procedures that promoted accountability, advanced a meritocracy, and ...
This study is the first comprehensive treatment of the way Marsilius of Padua (1270/1290–1342), a seminal political thinker of the Late Middle Ages, elaborated on Aristotle’s political thought in articulating his political theory.
Douglas H. Shantz
This is the first monograph to examine the complex life of the Reformed Philadelphian court preacher Conrad Bröske (1660-1713). Chapters consider his experiences as a student at Marburg University, as educational traveler, as proponent of a millenarian mindset and his conflicts with Johann ...
Lesley K. Twomey
Drawing on scholastic defence of the Immaculate Conception and on liturgies in medieval Iberia, this book examines how poets took apocryphal stories and biblical figures, like Eve confronting the serpent, to express how Mary was preserved from original sin.
Edited by John Newton and Jo Bath
This volume examines both the events that shaped the Jacobean Witchcraft Act, and its subsequent impact on the culture and society of seventeenth-century England until its repeal in 1736.
Examining the works of the prominent first and second generation Lutheran reformers, this book offers a detailed analysis of the development of the doctrine of justification in the thought of Martin Luther and his immediate successors.
This comparative analysis of the records of four Ashkenazi communities in the Dutch Republic of the eighteenth century reveals new insights into the administrative structures and processes of these communities and into the records themselves.
Edited by Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen and Karl A.E. Enenkel
The early modern period is a particularly fascinating chapter in the history of pain. This volume investigates early modern constructions of physical pain from a variety of disciplines, including religious, legal and medical history, literary criticism, philosophy, and art history.
Edited by Kathryn Murphy and Richard Todd
This volume of essays on Thomas Browne aims to set the man and his works in new contexts. Drawing on new research into his reading, readers, biography, manuscripts, and politics, a new picture of Browne and his writing emerges, clarifying his relationship to seventeenth-century English and ...
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