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  • Hometown Religionby David M. Luebke

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    The pluralization of Christian religion was the defining fact of cultural life in sixteenth-century Europe. Everywhere they took root, ideas of evangelical reform disturbed the unity of religious observance on which political community was founded. By the third quarter of the sixteenth century, one or another form of Christianity had emerged... more...

  • Religion and Politics in the Age of the Counterreformationby Robert Bireley S.J.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Confirming what historians have long suspected--that the influence of a court confessor could be crucial for the formation of policy--Bireley explores the relationship between Ferdinand and Lamormaini during the Thirty Years War. The author shows how Lamormaini planned for the restoration of Catholicism in Germany and documents in detail his influence... more...

  • Protecting Privacy in Surveillance Societiesby David H. Flaherty

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Flaherty examines the passage, revision, and implementation of privacy and data protection laws at the national and state levels in Sweden, Canada, France, Germany, and the United States. He offers a comparative and critical analysis of the challenges data protectors face int their attempt to preserve individual rights. more...

  • Prophets of Rebellionby Michael Adas

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Adas explores the relationship between millenarianism and violent protest by focusing on five case studies representing a wide range of social, political, and economic systems. The rebellions examined are: Netherlands East Indies (1825-30), New Zealand (c. 1864-67), Central India (1895-1900), German East Africa (1903-6), and Burma (1930-32). Arranged... more...

  • Farming in the 1920s and 30sby Jonathan Brown

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99

    With world markets upset and economies in recession, the 1920s and '30s were not an easy time for farmers, who required great resilience to survive. Jonathan Brown here examines the challenges that farmers faced and the ways in which they responded. Some turned to new crops, with new markets emerging for sugar beet, eggs, milk and pork. Some used tractors... more...

  • Transatlantischer Föderalismusby Juri Auderset

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 54.38

    During the era of revolutions, the notion of federalism was renegotiated based on the experience of revolutionary upheaval. In a comparative study of historical transfer, the author shows the ways that the semantics of federalism circulated in transatlantic intellectual networks to be invoked and transformed in relation to conflicts in... more...

  • The Making of Modern Womanby Lynn Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Modern woman was made between the French Revolution and the end of the First World War. In this time, the women of Europe crafted new ideas about their sexuaity, motherhood, the home, the politics of femininity, and their working roles. They faced challenges about what a woman should be and how she should act.  From domestic ideology to women's suffrage,... more...

  • Crimean Tatarsby Alan W. Fisher

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    The first in a series of volumes to discuss the history and development of the non-Russian nationalities in the Soviet Union. --"Professor Fisher's excellent book is brief but clear and succinct. It should be required reading for all students of Russian and European History."--Slavic Review more...

  • Nationalizing France's Armyby Christopher J. Tozzi

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Before the French Revolution, tens of thousands of foreigners served in France?s army. They included troops from not only all parts of Europe but also places as far away as Madagascar, West Africa, and New York City. Beginning in 1789, the French revolutionaries, driven by a new political ideology that placed "the nation" at the center... more...

  • Gun Culture in Early Modern Englandby Lois G. Schwoerer

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 39.50

    Guns had an enormous impact on the social, economic, cultural, and political lives of civilian men, women, and children of all social strata in early modern England. In this study, Lois Schwoerer identifies and analyzes England?s domestic gun culture from 1500 to 1740, uncovering how guns became available, what effects they had on society,... more...