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Renaissance

  • Prolegomenon Syllogeby

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 168.00

    Prolegomenon Sylloge (Rhetores Graeci, vol. XIV) (Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana). more...

  • History of King Charles II of Englandby Jacob Abbott

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Despite some political turmoil and upheaval linked to ongoing conflict in the clash between Protestantism and Catholicism, the rule of Charles II, who reigned from 1660-1685, was largely a happy time for the kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland. This exhaustive account of the life and contributions of Charles II provides a probing look at the king,... more...

  • Christians and Jews in the Twelfth-Century Renaissanceby Dr Anna Brechta Sapir Abulafia; Anna Abulafia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The twelfth century was a period of rapid change in Europe. The intellectual landscape was being transformed by new access to classical works through non-Christian sources. The Christian church was consequently trying to strengthen its control over the priesthood and laity and within the church a dramatic spiritual renewal was taking place. Christians... more...

  • Radical Puritans in England 1550 - 1660by R.J. Acheson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    This study of religious tensions in Early Modern England explores the different religious separatist movements between 1550-1660. It describes the development of radical sectarianism during the reign of Charles I and explores why the unity of radical cause was shattered following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. more...

  • Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth Iby Peter Ackroyd

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    From Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I, the age of the Tudors comes to vivid life on the page Rich in detail and atmosphere, Peter Ackroyd's Tudors is the story of Henry VIII's relentless pursuit of†both the perfect wife and the perfect heir; of†how the brief reign of the teenage king, Edward VI,†gave way... more...

  • Tudorsby Peter Ackroyd

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 9.78

    The second volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful history of England: Tudors more...

  • Tudors: The History of England Volume 2by Peter Ackroyd

    Pan Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 17.26

    Rich in detail and atmosphere and told in vivid prose, Tudors recounts the transformation of England from a settled Catholic country to a Protestant superpower. It is the story of Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome, and his relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect heir; of how the brief reign of the teenage king, Edward... more...

  • The King's Henchmanby Anthony Adolph

    Gibson Square 2012; US$ 21.86

    Brilliant.' Gillian Tindall ĎA moving love story between a commoner and a royal, as well as a breathtakingly fresh window into the courts of Charles I and Charles II, and the foundation of London?s West End.? Fiona Mountain Charles II?s succession to the throne came at a time of national turbulence: his father had been beheaded, Oliver Cromwell had... more...

  • Eating Right in the Renaissanceby Ken Albala

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 47.95

    Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own flourishing tradition of dietary advice. Then, as now, an industry of experts churned out diet books for an eager and concerned public. Providing a cornucopia of information on food and an intriguing account of the differences between the nutritional logic of... more...

  • Native Society and Disease in Colonial Ecuadorby Suzanne Austin Alchon

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 33.00

    A regional history of the Amerindians' biological experience under colonial rule. more...