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  • Mercantilism in a Japanese Domainby Luke S. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 114.00

    This book explores the historical roots of economic nationalism within Japan. more...

  • Liberalism and the Economic Order: Volume 10, Part 2by Ellen Frankel Paul; Fred D. Jr Miller; Jeffrey Paul

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 37.00

    From a variety of perspectives, this volume offers valuable insights into the nature of liberalism and the problems facing liberal reformers today, such as the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. more...

  • Afrikaners of the Kalahariby Margo Russell; Martin Russell

    Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 28.00

    The popular image of the Kalahari is a romantic one of desert space and untouched Bushmen. more...

  • Leonardoby Curtis Bill Pepper

    Alan C. Hood & Co., Inc. 2013; US$ 12.99

    This compelling novel takes the reader into the tumultuous period of the Renaissance and the origins of Leonardo da Vinci, the bastard child of a notary. Of da Vinci, the eminent art historian Kenneth Clark wrote, ?no more complex and mysterious character ever existed than this Hamlet of art history.? Clark noted that one had to be ?familiar with all... more...

  • Love in Print in the Sixteenth Centuryby Ian Frederick Moulton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Love in Print in the Sixteenth Century explores the impact of print on conflicting cultural notions about romantic love in the sixteenth century. This popularization of romantic love led to profound transformations in the rhetoric, ideology, and social function of love - transformations that continue to shape cultural notions about love today. more...

  • Prophecy and Reasonby Andrew Cooper Fix

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.50

    During the second half of the seventeenth century the entire intellectual framework of educated Europe underwent a radical transformation. A secularized view of humanity and nature was replacing faith in the direct operation of God's will in the temporal world, while a growing confidence in human reason and the Scientific Revolution turned back the... more...

  • Philosophies of Technologyby Claus Zittel

    BRILL 2008; US$ 208.00

    The essays in the present volume attempt to historically reconstruct the various dependencies of philosophical and scientific knowledge of the material and technical culture of the Early Modern era and to draw systematic conclusions for the writing of Early Modern history of science.The divisive transformation of humanist scholarly culture, the Scholastic... more...

  • British in the Americas 1480-1815, Theby Anthony Mcfarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Of northern European nations, the British had the greatest impact on the Americas. Their history there embraces far more than the colonies that became the United States: England had been in the New World for a century before those colonies were established, and the British presence long outlived their loss. This integrated account of that involvement... more...

  • The Reign of Mary Iby Robert Tittler; Judith Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.99

    Until recently, the reign of Mary Tudor was generally seen as a ?sterile interlude? in the Tudor century, with Mary herself dismissed as ?Bloody Mary?. Extensive research in the past several decades has overturned these assumptions in almost every respect.  In this succinct and up-to-date introduction to Mary?s reign, Tittler and Richards provide... more...

  • Health and the Cityby Isla Fay

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    An exploration of the health, sanitation, and cleanliness of one of England's most important medieval and early modern cities. more...