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  • Financing Poor Relief through Charitable Collections in Dutch Towns, c. 1600-1800by DaniŽlle Teeuwen

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    In the Dutch Republic, charitable collections were regularly organized by both religious and secular authorities. This book examines the policies of church boards and town councils in organizing these charitable appeals, as well as the general population?s giving behavior. Using archival sources from the towns of Delft, Utrecht, Zwolle, and ?s-Hertogenbosch,... more...

  • Mobility and Biographyby Sarah Panter

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    With its transnational approach, this volume brings together research on aspects of mobility and biography spanning different contexts in Europe to open up new interdisciplinary perspectives. Networks, movements and the capacity to become socially or spatially mobile are not only analysed as structural factors, but rather seen as connected... more...

  • Mobility and Biographyby Sarah Panter

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    With its transnational approach, this volume brings together research on aspects of mobility and biography spanning different contexts in Europe to open up new interdisciplinary perspectives. Networks, movements and the capacity to become socially or spatially mobile are not only analysed as structural factors, but rather seen as connected... more...

  • 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 as dominant... 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...

  • 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...

  • Farming in the 1920s and 30sby Jonathan Brown

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • 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$ 5.99

    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...