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- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 152.00
This volume offers an authoritative account of the key political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual topics in Sung history. more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 13.11
In this classic work, the late V B Lamb and Peter Hammond survey the life and times of Richard III and examine the contemporary evidence for the events of his reign, tracing the origins of the traditional version of his career as a murderous tyrant and its development since his death. The evident grief of the citizens of York on hearing of the death... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini?s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant. Francesco suggests that drawing is linked to the architect?s... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24
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 History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
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...
- 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...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 84.68
Auf die traumatisierende Nachricht von der Eroberung Konstantinopels (1453) reagierten die deutschen und europäischen Fürsten mit hektischer Betriebsamkeit. In kurzer Folge traten Reichstage zusammen, die vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung die Frage nach einer "europäischen Identität" aufwarfen. Mit den von Johannes Helmrath und Gabriele Annas... more...
- 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...
- Random House 2014; US$ 14.38
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...
- 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...