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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, ... 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$ 90.26

    Innerhalb der lateinischen Kirche wurden Synoden einerseits als Orte der religiösen Wahrheitsfindung, andererseits als politische Ereignisse mit eigenen Regeln der Konfliktlösung gesehen. Der vorliegende Band diskutiert resultierende Dynamiken in Spätantike, Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit und bringt Forschungsansätze zu Konzilien, zur... more...

  • Das konfessionelle Zeitalterby Franz Brendle

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 26.51

    Die Zeit um 1500 war eine Zeit des Aufbruchs: Ein neues Denken führte aus den festgefügten Vorstellungswelten des Mittelalters heraus. Eine sich neu herausbildende Mächtepolitik zog aber auch dynastische, religiöse und machtpolitische Auseinandersetzungen nach sich. Der Band zeichnet ein spannendes Bild dieser Epoche, die nicht zuletzt... more...

  • The Blitz: The British Under Attackby Juliet Gardiner

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 7.31

    In a series of powerful accounts drawn from diaries, letters, sound archives and interviews recorded during the period of devastation, discovery and transformation that make the blitz such an outstanding event in Britain's recent past, "The Blitz" brings to life the intense experiences, as they happened all over Britain. 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... 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 Daniëlle 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...