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Edited by Julian Goodare and Alasdair A. MacDonald
This is a collection of essays on the political, cultural and religious history of Scotland in the era of the Renaissance and Reformation.
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.
Christopher Dowd OP
Based on extensive archival research, this study shows how, in the age of ultramontanism, nineteenth-century Australian Catholicism was shaped by successive Roman interventions in local conflicts, sometimes ill-informed and harsh but tending towards a judicious balance of forces.
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 ...
Jacqueline Van Gent
Providing a unique insight into early modern notions of body and self, this book offers a comprehensive interpretation of Swedish witchcraft in the eighteenth century and its endurance as every day social practice in the age of Enlightenment.
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 ...
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.
David R. Lawrence
This is the first detailed study of military literature in early Stuart England, examining the circles of soldiers that read military books, the veterans who authored them, and their impact on military thought and practice before the English Civil War.
Edited by Heather Jones, Jennifer O'Brien and Christoph Schmidt-Supprian
Drawing on the latest research, this volume presents new essays on the First World War that explore the global, military and civic impact of the conflict, focusing in particular on the plural nature of wartime experience. It combines military and cultural history approaches to provide important ...
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