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  • The Correspondence of Wolfgang Capitoby Wolfgang Capito; Milton Kooistra; Erika Rummel

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 175.00

    This penultimate volume in the series is a fully annotated translation of Capito’s existing correspondence covering the years 1532–36 and culminating in the Wittenberg Concord between the Lutheran and Reformed churches. more...

  • North/Southby Ricardo J. Quinones

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    North/South focuses on the dramatic changes in the intellectual and political typography of a Europe divided between the countries of the North and of those of the South. more...

  • Reformation Thoughtby Margaret L. King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 16.50

    "A highly approachable collection of selections both canonical (but not less important for that; one can?t teach the Reformation without key texts from Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, et al.) and less well known. The latter texts?from Mantova, Melancthon, Beza, Riedeman, Campion, Hoby, Pole, and others?are illuminating and useful in every case. The decision... more...

  • Henry VIII and his Six Wivesby Peter Bramley

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    In his hunt for a male heir Henry VIII broke with Rome, instigated the Reformation and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and acquired six wives successively. Of these, two were executed, a chilling first in English history. From these tumultuous events a surprising number of historic sites linked to the Tudors survive, accessible now through this... 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...

  • Traitors of the Towerby Alison Weir

    Random House 2010; US$ 2.80

    A short, sharp shot of royal revenge. More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed... more...

  • The Renaissanceby Walter Pater

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture. Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature. An informative... more...

  • France and Islam in West Africa, 1860?1960by Christopher Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00 US$ 31.16

    A major contribution to the social, political and intellectual history of the French West African Federation. more...

  • Pragmatism in the Age of Jihadby Michael A. Gomez

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    A full history of Bundu, a Muslim state which developed a uniquely pragmatic outlook. more...

  • Mercantilism in a Japanese Domainby Luke S. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

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