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1453-1648

  • The Origins of the Modern European State System, 1494-1618by M. S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This study examines the early years of the post-medieval European states and the growth of a recognisably 'modern' system for handling their international relations. M S Anderson gives much of his space to France, Spain and England and to the state of the relations between them, as their various power plays rolled over Italy and the Low countries,... more...

  • Crisis in Europe 1560 - 1660 (Routledge Revivals)by Trevor Aston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Past and Present began publication in 1952. It has established itself as one of the leading historical journals, publishing in lively and readable form a wide variety of scholarly and original articles. Much important work by English and foreign scholars on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries first appeared in the form of articles in the... more...

  • The Emblematic Queenby Debra Barrett-Graves

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This study examines representations of early modern female consorts and regnants via extra-literary emblematics such as paintings, jewelry, miniature portraits, carvings, placards, masques, funerary monuments, and imprese. more...

  • Die Geburt der modernen Weltby Christopher A. Bayly; Thomas Bertram; Martin Klaus

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 21.57

    Hauptbeschreibung Christopher Baylys weltumspannender Blick auf das Agieren der Staaten, die vielfältigen Ausprägungen von Gesellschaftsordnungen, Religionen und Lebensweisen zeigt auf verblüffende Weise, wie eng schon im 19. Jahrhundert die Entwicklung Europas mit dem Geschehen in den anderen Erdteilen verknüpft war. »Ein mutiger Wurf, der geeignet... more...

  • A Short History of the Worldby Geoffrey Blainey

    Ivan R. Dee 2003; US$ 17.99

    Here is a masterly account of the grand adventure of human history, brilliantly narrated by a distinguished historian. more...

  • Das konfessionelle Zeitalterby Franz Brendle

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00

    - Frühe Neuzeit von der Reformation bis zum Dreißigjährigen Krieg - Epochenbild, Epochenbegriff, Epochengrenzen - Reformation, Konfessionen, Konfessionalisierung - Herrschaftsformen und Staatlichkeit im Reich und in Europa - Europäische Konflikte, Religionskriege und Friedensschlüsse - Stand und Gesellschaft: Adel, Bürger, Bauern - Weltbild, Mentalität... more...

  • The Complete and Utter History of the World According to Samuel Stewart Aged 9by Sarah Burton; Alex Fox

    Short Books 2013; US$ 10.19

    When his teacher sets the class a History project, Sam cannot choose which bit of History he prefers, so decides to do ALL OF IT. His version of History is a rumbustious collection of half-remembered facts, assembled roughly in the right order, and glued together with alarmingly confident misunderstanding. And yet our endearing narrator somehow... more...

  • Contesting the Renaissanceby William Caferro

    Wiley 2010; US$ 94.95

    In this book, William Caferro asks if the Renaissance was really a period of progress, reason, the emergence of the individual, and the beginning of modernity. An influential investigation into the nature of the European Renaissance Summarizes scholarly debates about the nature of the Renaissance Engages with specific controversies concerning... more...

  • The Sixteenth Centuryby Euan Cameron

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 43.99

    This new volume in the Short Oxford History of Europe series looks at the sixteenth century - one of the most tumultuous and dramatic periods of social and cultural transformation in European history. Six leading experts consider this period from a variety of perspectives, including political, social, economic, religious, and intellectual history,... more...

  • Early Modern Europeby Euan Cameron

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99

    Early Modern' is a term applied to the period which falls between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the nineteenth century. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Europe in this period, exploring the changes and transitions involved in the move towards modernity. Nine newly commissioned chapters under the careful editorship... more...