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This book shows how threads of field research, economic reflection, natural law tradition, casuistry and the quest for justice weave together in Luis de Molina’s De Iustitia et Iure, thus forming a major work of Catholic moral theology.
Edited by Brian L. Davies
A comparative examination of military development in early modern Eastern Europe, focusing on Russian, Polish-Lithuanian, Ottoman, Habsburg, Cossack, and Western European mercenary practice.
Daniel Riches, University of Alabama
In Protestant Cosmopolitanism and Diplomatic Culture, Daniel Riches investigates seventeenth-century Brandenburg-Swedish relations to present an image of early modern diplomacy driven by interpersonal networks grounded in their members’ educational backgrounds, intellectual and cultural ...
Peter Paul Bajer, Monash University
This book offers an examination of Scottish migration to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: numbers of migrants; patterns of settlement; laws regulating their presence; their activities; their social advancement into the Polish nobility; their assimilation and then the eventual disappearance as ...
Marsha Keith Schuchard
Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of “Hats” in Sweden. Utilizing Kabbalistic meditation techniques, he sought political intelligence on ...
Stacey Schlau, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
In Gendered Crime and Punishment, Stacey Schlau examines the trial records of several women accused before the Hispanic Inquisitions, in order to shed light not only on their words and actions, but also on the ideological underpinnings and mechanisms of the societies in which they lived.
Teresa de Cartagena's distinctive writing locates her place in a line of European women intellectuals, presenting an indispensible dialogue among her peers of the early modern age. Tracing her predecessors’ achievements, we can appreciate the multifaceted characteristics of Teresa's writings.
Using new inquisitorial sources, this study examines the complexities revolving around transgenderism and the construction of gender identity in the early modern Iberian World and the self-perception of individuals whose behaviour, whether consciously or unconsciously, flouted social and sexual ...
Reconstructing the workings of colonial Spanish bureaucracy in the production of reports on individuals’ achievements, this book explores the interrelation of state-induced curricula vitae and individuals’ endeavor to outsmart this system in the genesis of modern forms of literature.
Based on a vast body of archival sources, this book examines the development and the operations of the Lausanne Academy, the first Protestant Academy of Higher Education created in a French-speaking territory, and an essential milestone in the history of European education.
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