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  • European History: 1648 to 1789 Essentialsby William H. Burnside

    Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 3.99

    REA?s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a... more...

  • Emerging Memoryby Paul Bijl

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99

    This incisive volume brings together postcolonial studies, visual culture, and cultural memory studies to explain how the Netherlands continues to rediscover its history of violence in colonial Indonesia. Dutch commentators have frequently claimed that the colonial past and especially the violence associated with it has been ?forgotten? in the Netherlands.... more...

  • Unnatural Frenchmenby E. Claire Cage

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    In Enlightenment and revolutionary France, new and pressing arguments emerged in the long debate over clerical celibacy. Appeals for the abolition of celibacy were couched primarily in the language of nature, social utility, and the patrie. The attack only intensified after the legalization of priestly marriage during the Revolution, as marriage... more...

  • The Political Culture of the Sister Republics, 1794-1806by Joris Oddens; Frans Jacobs; Mart Rutjes

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    In this book, leading historians of the French, Batavian, Helvetic, Cisalpine, and Neapolitan revolutions bridge the gap between the historiographies of the so-called Sister Republics and explore political culture as a set of discourses or political practices. Parliamentary practices, the comparability of "universal" political concepts, late-eighteenth-century... more...

  • Ecclesia disputansby Christoph Dartmann; Andreas Nikolaus Pietsch; Sita Steckel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 119.00

    In the Latin Church, synods were places to seek religious truth but also political events with their own rules for conflict resolution. This volume discusses the dynamics of religion and politics in synods from late antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the early modern era, combining research on the history of ecclesiastical councils, conflict... more...

  • Das konfessionelle Zeitalterby Franz Brendle

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this updated edition, Franz Brendle once again paints an exciting picture of an epoch that has left deep traces in collective memory, not least due to the Thirty Years War. He defines and delineates the epoch, and also addresses the Protestant Reformation, denominations, and confessionalism. Additional topics of discussion include forms... more...

  • The Later Roman Empire (Text Only)by Averil Cameron

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    A comprehensive study - recently updated for the eBook edition - which introduces the reader to the vigour and variety of the fourth century AD. more...

  • Enlightenment Undergroundby Martin Mulsow; H. C. Erik Midelfort

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    Online supplement, "Mulsow: Additions to Notes drawn from the 2002 edition of Moderne aus dem Untergrund" : full versions of nearly 300 notes that were truncated in the print edition. Hosted on H. C. Erik Midelfort's website . Martin Mulsow?s seismic reinterpretation of the origins of the Enlightenment in Germany won awards and renown in... more...

  • Montesquieu and Englandby Ursula Haskins Gonthier

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Gonthier sets Montesquieu's work in the context of early eighteenth-century Anglo-French relations, taking a comparative approach to show how Montesquieu's engagement with English thought and writing persisted throughout his writing career. more...

  • 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...