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  • The Correspondence of Erasmusby Desiderius Erasmus; James M. Estes; Alexander Dalzell

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    This volume contains the surviving correspondence of Erasmus for the first seven months of 1529. For nearly eight years he had lived happily and productively in Basel. more...

  • A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphersby Katherine Ellison; Susan Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first cultural history of early modern cryptography, this collection brings together scholars in history, literature, music, the arts, mathematics, and computer science who study ciphering and deciphering from new materialist, media studies, cognitive studies, disability studies, and other theoretical perspectives. Essays analyze the material... more...

  • Visualizing Veniceby Kristin L. Huffman; Andrea Giordano; Caroline Bruzelius

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by technologies such as 3D images and interoperable... more...

  • 1434by Gavin Menzies

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 12.99

    The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth century. The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result... more...

  • Philosophies of Technologyby Claus Zittel

    BRILL 2008; US$ 208.00

    The essays in the present volume attempt to historically reconstruct the various dependencies of philosophical and scientific knowledge of the material and technical culture of the Early Modern era and to draw systematic conclusions for the writing of Early Modern history of science.The divisive transformation of humanist scholarly culture, the Scholastic... more...

  • Traitors of the Towerby Alison Weir

    Random House 2010; US$ 2.80

    A short, sharp shot of royal revenge. More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed... more...

  • The Renaissanceby Walter Pater

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture. Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature. An informative... more...

  • Pragmatism in the Age of Jihadby Michael A. Gomez

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 50.00

    A full history of Bundu, a Muslim state which developed a uniquely pragmatic outlook. more...

  • France and Islam in West Africa, 1860–1960by Christopher Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    A major contribution to the social, political and intellectual history of the French West African Federation. more...

  • Mercantilism in a Japanese Domainby Luke S. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 88.00

    This book explores the historical roots of economic nationalism within Japan. more...