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From this detailed intellectual biography, which is at the same time a critical and contextual study, Charles Kingsley emerges as one of England’s leading nineteenth-century voices as poet, novelist, social reformer, churchman and historian.
Martine Julia van Ittersum
An in-depth study of Hugo Grotius' involvement with the Dutch East India Company or VOC, this monograph uncovers the ideological origins of the First Dutch Empire, particularly the implications of Grotius’ rights theories for European merchants and their indigenous trading partners.
This study uses the evolving meaning of "profit" in religious, political, economic, and social discourse to reveal the relationship between the prevailing concept of "just profit" and contemporary reactions to the Sixteenth-Century Price Revolution in Europe.
Edited by Christopher S. Celenza and Kenneth Gouwens
This collection of original essays, gathered in honor of distinguished historian Ronald G. Witt, explores a range of issues of interest to scholars of Renaissance and Early Modern Europe. Contributors include Robert Black, Melissa Bullard, Anthony D'Elia, Anthony Grafton, Paul Grendler, James ...
Edited by Judith Pollmann and Andrew Spicer
This lively collection of essays examines the link between public opinion and the development of changing 'Netherlandish' identities in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Bart Jan Spruyt
This book offers an entirely new view of Cornelis Hoen’s thought, establishing late medieval traditions of dissent as the main source of his critique of transubstantiation, and offering a detailed analysis of the influence Hoen’s treatise had on later Reformation thought.
The book offers a concise introduction to the history of art, culture and everyday life of cities in the German cultural area between renaissance and revolution. References from sources and illustrations define the text; they are together useful resources for classes at schools and universities.
This is a study of the religious controversy that broke out with Martin Luther, from the vantage of church property. The book shows how acceptance of confiscation was won, and how theological advice was essential to the success of what is sometimes called a crucial if early stage of confessional ...
Edited by Robert E. Stillman
This is a wide-ranging collection of essays from a variety of critical perspectives exploring alternative ways of understanding the entertainments, mystery plays, civic pageants, courtly masques, and professional dramas of late Medieval and Renaissance England.
Vauban under Siege is the first systematic comparison of the theory of Vaubanian siegecraft with its reality, contrasting military engineering’s pursuit of the efficient siege with generals' contradictory search for rapid conquest, purchased at the cost of additional lives.
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