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  • 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...

  • Poets, Players, and Preachersby Anne James

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

    In Poets, Players and Preachers, Anne James explores the literary responses to the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot in poetry, drama, and sermons. This book is the first full-length study of the literary repercussions of the conspiracy. more...

  • Marriage in Europe, 1400-1800by Silvana Seidel Menchi

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

    Marriage in Europe, 1400–1800 examines the institution not just as it was theorized by jurists and theologians, but as it was lived in reality. 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...

  • The Ropewalkerby Jaan Kross; Merike Lepasaar Beecher

    Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99

    The first part in an epic historical trilogy - The Estonian answer to Wolf Hall - by the nation's greatest modern writer Jaan Kross's trilogy dramatises the life of the renowned Livonian Chronicler Balthasar Russow, whose greatest work described the effects of the Livonian War on the peasantry of what is now Estonia. Like Hilary Mantel's Thomas... more...

  • The Waning of the Middle Agesby Johan Huizinga

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 15.95

    Brilliant study of art, life and thought in France and the Netherlands during the 14th and 15th centuries explores the period's splendor and simplicity, courtesy and cruelty, its idyllic vision of life, despair and mysticism, religious, artistic, and practical life, and much more. An invaluable reference for anyone interested in medieval life. 14... more...

  • All Things Made Newby Diarmaid MacCulloch

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 35.24

    A brilliant kaleidoscope on the Reformation from its leading scholar and 'one of the best historians writing in English today' (Sunday Telegraph) The Reformation which engulfed England and Europe in the sixteenth century was one of the most highly-charged, bloody and transformative periods in their history. Ever since, it has remained one of the... more...

  • Verzeichnis der in den Supplikenregistern der Pönitentiarie Leos X. vorkommenden Personen, Kirchen und Orte des Deutschen Reiches (1513?1521)by Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom; Ludwig Schmugge

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 141.48

    Das Repertorium Poenitentiariae Germanicum ist eine Sammlung lateinischer Regesten aus den Supplikenregistern des obersten kirchlichen Buß- und Gnadenamtes der römischen Kurie unter Papst Leo X. (1513?1521). Die erstmals publizierten Bittschriften enthalten bisher unbekanntes Quellenmaterial für die Kirchen-, Sozial-, Landes- und Familiengeschichte... more...

  • The Corporate Commonwealthby Henry S. Turner

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    The Corporate Commonwealth traces the evolution of corporations during the English Renaissance and explores the many types of corporations that once flourished. Along the way, the book offers important insights into our own definitions of fiction, politics, and value.     Henry S. Turner uses the resources of economic and political... more...

  • Shakespeare's Big Menby Richard van Oort

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 65.00

    Shakespeare’s Big Men examines five Shakespearean tragedies – Julius Caesar , Hamlet , Othello , Macbeth , and Coriolanus – through the lens of generative anthropology and the insights of its founder, Eric Gans. more...