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Anna Marie Roos, Oxford University
Consisting of a series of case studies, this book is devoted to the concept and uses of salt in early modern science, which have played a crucial role in the evolution of matter theory from Aristotelian concepts of the elements to Newtonian chymistry.
Jeroen Blaak, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Translated by Beverley Jackson
Focusing on four Dutch diaries from different periods of the early modern age, this book describes in detail the diversified use of reading in everyday life, examining it in a wider context of communication that also includes writing and speech.
Edited by Toon van Houdt, Jan L. de Jong, Zoran Kwak, Marijke Spies and Marc Van Vaeck
This book contains twelve penetrating case-studies written by scholars from various disciplines. They focus on the use of deceit by several groups of people in different spheres of life, as well as on its representation in literary and artistic genres, and its conceptualization in philosophical ...
Edited by Scott G. Bruce
This book presents essays on current research in medieval and early modern environmental history by historians and social scientists in honor of Richard C. Hoffmann.
Karl A.E. Enenkel, Jan L. de Jong and Jeanine De Landtsheer
This volume contains sixteen papers from various disciplines dealing with the question how scholars and artists in the early modern period studied and recreated ancient history, as a way of understanding and legitimizing the present. This publication has also been published in paperback, please ...
Edited by Peter Mancall
This volume of five essays and a critical introduction present recent interpretations of travelers and their narratives in the early modern world, with particular attention to the relationship between the act of travel and descriptions of it.
Edited by Chaya Brasz and Yosef Kaplan
The 25 essays in this volume revolve around the self-perception of Dutch Jews and the way they were viewed by others from the beginning of the Jewish presence in the Netherlands through the Shoah and its aftermath.
Edited by Alastair Hamilton, Alexander H. de Groot and Maurits H. van den Boogert
This is the first book, based on both European and Ottoman sources, to examine the commercial, military, and diplomatic relations between the Dutch and the English in the Levant in the early modern period with a special emphasis on the role played by the Ottoman officials and the local Christian ...
This book gives a detailed account of the most interesting period in the life of the Dutch humanist scholar Isaac Vossius (Leiden 1618 – Windsor 1689). It is largely based on Vossius’s extensive correspondence, much of which has never been published before. In particular, Isaac’s correspondence ...
Gabriel Audisio. Translated by Claire Davison
This work traces the history of the “barbes”, the Waldensian preachers whose itinerant mision maintained the fervent but clandestine faith of a dissent which from Lyons extended across much of Europe, enduring despite the Inquisition, from the 12th-16th century.
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