The Long Road to the Industrial Revolution

The European Economy in a Global Perspective, 1000-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden

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9789004226791
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9789047428626
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February 2012
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Mor Altshuler

This book goes back to the early days of Hasidism and retells its beginning with an esoteric circle of messianic Kabbalists that established the first Hasidic court. Paradoxically, their failure to bring redemption enabled the growth of Hasidism from a small group of devotees to a mass movement,...
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9789004226722
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February 2012
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Candan Badem, Tunceli University, Turkey

This book analyzes the Crimean War from the Ottoman perspective based mainly on Ottoman and Russian primary sources, and includes an assessment of the War’s impact on the Ottoman state and Ottoman society.
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9789004226845
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9789004190962
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Edited by Tze-ki Hon, State University of New York-Geneseo and Robert J.Culp, Bard College

By examining various forms of historical production happening outside the mainstream of academic history in early 20th century China, this book shows how historical writings were central to the Chinese debate on the nation, elite authority, and active citizenry.
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9789004226746
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9789047421443
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February 2012
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Michiel van Groesen, University of Amsterdam

This volume deals with the De Bry collection of voyages, one of the most monumental publications of Early Modern Europe. It analyzes the textual and iconographic changes the De Bry publishing family made to travel accounts describing Asia, Africa and America.
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9789004226784
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9789047432630
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Edited by Ann Heirman, Ghent University, Belgium and Stephan Peter Bumbacher, Universities of Tübingen and Zürich

This book unravels some of the complex factors that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India, such as Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, or Korea.
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9789004226753
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9789047420064
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February 2012
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Edited by Brian Patrick McGuire

This guide to the life and writings of Jean Gerson (1363-1429) provides the reader with a state-of-the-art evaluation of the place of this central theologian and church reformer in the transition from medieval to early modern culture, spirituality and religion.
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9789004205758
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March 2011
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Edited by Ian C. Levy

The Companion to John Wyclif contains eight substantial essays (20-30,000 words each) which cover all the major areas of Wyclif's life and thought. Each essay provides timely research that is thoroughly grounded in the primary texts while making use of the most recent secondary literature. Essays...
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9789004205741
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March 2011
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Constance A. Cook

This richly illustrated book provides a glimpse into the belief system and the material wealth of the social elite in pre-Imperial China through a close analysis of tomb contents and excavated bamboo texts.
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9789004205703
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March 2011
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Edited by John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski

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9789004206038
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9789047442424
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March 2011
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Elisabeth Zoller

Introduction to Public Law offers a new approach to public law, defined as the law of the public good, by drawing on historical and comparative analysis of England, France, Germany and the United States.
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9789004205840
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9789047440475
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March 2011
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