Publication year: 2012
Brad C. Pardue
This book explores the important implications of printed vernacular appeals to a nascent public by the reformer William Tyndale, by religious conservatives such as Thomas More, and by Henry VIII’s regime in the volatile early years of the English Reformation.
Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium ...
Edited by Judy A. Hayden, University of Tampa and Nabil I. Matar, University of Minnesota
The collection is the first to bring together a number of accounts about the Holy Land written by early modern authors from different religious and regional backgrounds.
Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen
Intellectual life in Edo-period Japan was sometimes harmoniously productive, sometimes destructively vicious, but never stagnant. This volume, compiled in honour of Prof. W.J. Boot, offers eleven essays that explore the intellectual scene of Edo-period Japan from a variety of perspectives.
Edited by Rüdiger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares
Korea 2012: Politics, Economy and Society contains concise overview articles covering domestic developments and the economy in both South and North Korea as well as inter-Korean relations and foreign relations of the two Koreas in 2011. A detailed chronology complements these articles.
Parivash Jamzadeh demonstrates how the propaganda material used during Alexander the Great’s military campaign to conquer the Achaemenid empire shows multiple layers of Iranian influences. She also shows that the studied sources do not always offer an accurate account of the contemporary Iranian ...
Charles Melville, University of Cambridge and Gabrielle van den Berg, Leiden University (eds.)
This volume explores different aspects of the reception of Firdausi’s Shahnama or ‘Book of Kings’, both within Iran and in neighbouring lands.
Editor-in-Chief: Madelon de Keizer (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, NL), Managing Editor: Marjo Bakker (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, NL), Consultant Editor: Roger Griffin (Oxford, UK)
This is a full Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available online, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an article processing fee. For more information, see our Open Access Policy page. Fascism publishes peer-reviewed articles in ...
Edited by Paolo Sartori Austrian Academy of Sciences
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