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Renaissance

  • North/Southby Ricardo J. Quinones

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 50.00

    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 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$ 182.00

    ?Repertorium Poenitentiariae Germanicum? is an edition of Latin Regesta from the supplication registers of the Penitentiary, the supreme Papal tribunal on penance and dispensations, during the late Middle Ages. Together with ?Repertorium Germanicum,? it represents a further major source for scholarly research on the medieval German Empire of the 15th... 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...

  • Martin Lutherby Lyndal Roper

    Random House 2016; US$ 42.29

    When Martin Luther nailed a sheet of paper to the church door of a small university town on 31 October 1517, he set off a process that changed the Western world for ever. Luther?s ideas spread like wildfire. His attack on the Church soon convulsed Germany, divided Europe and polarised people?s beliefs. They triggered decades of religious persecution,... more...

  • The Race of Timeby Hershel Baker

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 14.95

    Professor Baker recounts and analyses the relations of the English Renaissance historians to other writers of their time and to the historians of later ages. more...

  • Christening Pagan Mysteriesby Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 22.95

    This is the first book devoted to investigating the scholarly commonplace that Erasmus’ revival of classical learning defines his evangelical humanism. more...

  • Milton and the Puritan Dilelmma, 1641-1660by Arthur E. Barker

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 39.95

    Professor Barker interprets Milton’s development in the light of his personal problems and of the changing climate of opinion among his revolutionary associates. more...