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Renaissance

  • Inventing Exoticismby Benjamin Schmidt

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 128.00

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  • Margaret Douglasby Mary McGrigor

    The History Press 2015;

    Margaret Douglas: The Other Tudor Princess brings to life the story of Margaret Douglas, a shadowy and mysterious character in Tudor history - but who now takes centre stage in this tale of the bitter struggle for power during the reign of Henry VIII. Margaret is Henry's beloved niece, but defies the King by indulging in two scandalous affairs. Yet... more...

  • The Little Book of Mary, Queen of Scotsby Mickey Mayhew

    The History Press 2015;

    Mary Queen of Scots is perhaps one of the most controversial and divisive monarchs in regal history. Her story reads like a particularly spicy novel, with murder, kidnap, adultery, assassination and execution. To some she is one of the most wronged women in history, a pawn used and abused by her family in the great monarchical marriage game; to others,... more...

  • The Renaissance Worldby John Jeffries Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.00

    With an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the history of ideas, political history, cultural history and art history, this volume, in the successful Routledge Worlds series, offers a sweeping survey of Europe in the Renaissance, from the late thirteenth to early seventeenth centuries, and shows how the Renaissance laid key foundations for... more...

  • Cooking and Eating in Renaissance Italyby Katherine A. McIver

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Renaissance Italy?s art, literature, and culture continue to fascinate. The domestic life has been examined more in recent years, and this book reveals the preparation, eating, and the sociability of dining in Renaissance Italy. more...

  • In The Lion's Courtby Derek Wilson

    Random House 2014; US$ 11.86

    Derek Wilson examines a set of relationships which illustrate just how dangerous life was in the court of the Tudor lion. He tells the interlocking stories of six men - all, curiously, called Thomas - whose ambitions and principles brought them face to face with violent death. Thomas Wolsey was an accused traitor on his way to the block when a kinder... more...

  • Politische Medizin der Frühen Neuzeitby Sabine Kalff

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    This study systematically explores the interconnections between medicine and politics in the early modern era. With the medicalization of governance, the figure of the doctor came into focus, and the doctor's diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic procedures became a model for governmental action, one that helped shape the discourse of... more...

  • Titled Elizabethansby Arthur F. Kinney; Jane A. Lawson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Published over forty years ago, the original edition of Titled Elizabethans provided a ready reference source to Elizabethan court, state, and household. This long-awaited revised edition expands considerably upon the original, adding new categories and a host of previously overlooked figures. more...

  • Titled Elizabethansby Arthur F. Kinney; Jane A. Lawson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Published over forty years ago, the original edition of Titled Elizabethans provided a ready reference source to Elizabethan court, state, and household. This long-awaited revised edition expands considerably upon the original, adding new categories and a host of previously overlooked figures. more...