Royal Courts in Dynastic States and Empires

A Global Perspective

Edited by Jeroen Duindam, Leiden University, Tülay Artan, Sabanci University, and Metin Kunt, Sabanci University

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€148,00
$182.00
ISBN13: 
9789004206229
E-ISBN: 
9789004206236
Publication Date: 
August 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 444 pp.
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ISSN: 
2211-4610
Volume: 
1

Edited by Peter Edwards and Elspeth Graham

The aristocratic Cavendishes were major figures in the key political and cultural events of seventeenth century England. Because of the intersection of domestic issues with related European ones, their lives are equally bound up with continental European courts and cultures.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326200
Publication date: 
November 2016
€149,00
$179.00

Edited by Dries Raeymaekers and Sebastiaan Derks

The Key to Power? studies the notion of ‘access to the ruler’ from a wide variety of perspectives and discusses its significance for the study of power relations in late medieval and early modern courts.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274839
Publication date: 
July 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Neil Murphy

Neil Murphy considers the role tFrench ceremonial entry played in the negotiation between urban elites and the Valois monarchy for rights and liberties. Drawing on extensive research, he shows that ceremonial entries lay at the heart of how the state functioned in later medieval and Renaissance...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313569
Publication date: 
July 2016
€139,00
$166.00

Jorge Flores

In The Mughal Padshah Jorge Flores offers both a lucid English translation and the Portuguese original of a previously unknown account – probably penned by the Jesuit priest Jerónimo Xavier in 1610-11 – of the court and household of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r. 1605-27).
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307520
E-ISBN: 
9789004307537
Publication date: 
November 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Jeroen Duindam and Sabine Dabringhaus

The dynastic centre and the provinces were linked by agents and ritual occasions. This book includes contributions by specialists examining these connections in late imperial China, early modern Europe, and the Ottoman empire, suggesting important revisions and an agenda for comparison....
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251489
E-ISBN: 
9789004272095
Publication date: 
April 2014
€117,00
$142.00

Edited by Nadine Akkerman & Birgit Houben

This multi-disciplinary collection of essays is the first cohesive attempt to integrate ladies-in-waiting into the master narrative of court studies. It provides evidence for the multitudinous ways in which ‘women above stairs’ influenced the politics and culture of their times.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236066
E-ISBN: 
9789004258396
Publication date: 
October 2013
€158,00
$193.00

Edited by Jeroen Duindam, Jill Harries, Caroline Humfress, and Nimrod Hurvitz

Law and Empire relates the principles of legal thinking in Chinese, Islamic, and European contexts to practices of lawmaking and adjudication. It shows how legal procedure and legal thinking could be used in strikingly different ways.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245297
E-ISBN: 
9789004249516
Publication date: 
August 2013
€128,00
$165.00

Edited by Lynette Mitchell, University of Exeter and Charles Melville, University of Cambridge

Drawing on studies of kings from Cyrus to Shah Abbas, this volume provides a rich variety of readings on royal authority and its limitations in medieval societies in both Europe and the Middle East, exemplified especially in the case of Alexander the Great, God and King, and the persistence of...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228979
E-ISBN: 
9789004242142
Publication date: 
November 2012
€140,00
$179.00