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  • The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History

    by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of specialists, and derived from a successful undergraduate course, it offers a student-friendly ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

  • Food, Religion and Communities in Early Modern Europe

    by Beat Kümin and 2 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Using a three-part structure focused on the major historical subjects of the Inquisition, the Reformation and witchcraft, Christopher Kissane examines the relationship between food and religion in early modern Europe.Food, Religion and Communities in Early Modern Europe employs three key case studies in Castile, Zurich and Shetland to explore what food can reveal about the wider social and ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Food and Identity in England, 1540-1640

    Eating to Impress

    by Dr Paul S. Lloyd and 2 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Food and Identity in England, 1540-1640 considers early modern food consumption in an important new way, connecting English consumption practices between the reigns of Henry VIII and Charles I with ideas of 'self' and 'otherness' in wider contexts of society and the class system.Examining the diets of various social groups, ranging from manual labourers to the aristocracy, special foods and their ... Read more

    $36.49 USD

  • Angelica's Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy

    by Professor Brendan Dooley and 2 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Through the lens of a history of material culture mediated by an object, Angelica's Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy investigates aspects of women's lives, culture, ideas and the history of the book in early modern Italy.Inside a badly damaged copy of Straparola's 16th-century work, Piacevoli Notti, acquired in a Florentine antique shop in 2010, an inscription is found, ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Gender, Culture and Politics in England, 1560-1640

    Turning the World Upside Down

    by Beat Kümin and 3 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Gender, Culture and Politics in England, 1560-1640integrates social history, politics and literary culture as part of a ground-breaking study that provides revealing insights into early modern English society.Susan D. Amussen and David E. Underdown examine political scandals and familiar characters-including scolds, cuckolds and witches-to show how their behaviour turned the ordered world around ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Vagrancy in English Culture and Society, 1650-1750

    by Dr David Hitchcock and 2 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2017The first social and cultural history of vagrancy between 1650 and 1750, this book combines sources from across England and the Atlantic world to describe the shifting and desperate experiences of the very poorest and most marginalized of people in early modernity; the outcasts, the wandering destitute, the disabled veteran, the aged labourer, the solitary ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850

    by Sara Pennell and 2 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Tracing the emergence of the domestic kitchen from the 17th to the middle of the 19th century, Sara Pennell explores how the English kitchen became a space of specialised activity, sociability and strife. Drawing upon texts, images, surviving structures and objects, The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850 opens up the early modern English kitchen as an important historical site in the ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Religion and Society at the Dawn of Modern Europe

    Christianity Transformed, 1750-1850

    by Beat Kümin and 3 more

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    This book reveals how, in confrontation with secularity, various new forms of Christianity evolved during the time of Europe's crisis of modernisation.Rudolf Schlögl provides a comprehensive overview of the development of religious institutions and piety in Protestant and Catholic Europe between 1750 and 1850; at the same time, he offers a detailed exposition of contemporary philosophical, ... Read more

    $97.19 USD

  • Reformations Old and New

    The Socio-Economic Impact of Religious Change, c.1470–1630

    by Beat Kümin

    series St Andrews Studies in Reformation History
    This collection of essays examines the practical impact of religious change in Central and North Western Europe from the 15th to the 17th century. It focuses on the effects of reform on clergy, church resources, ecclesiastical patronage, education and poor relief. The title reflects the elementary conclusion that there was no one monolithic experience of ’Reformation’, that initiatives were taken ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • The World of the Tavern

    Public Houses in Early Modern Europe

    by Beat Kümin and 1 more

    The subject of drink received a great deal of attention from early modern Europeans. Preachers, physicians, authorities, artists and travellers all addressed it from a range of different perspectives. At the same time, inns, taverns and alehouses served as multifunctional centres in towns and villages throughout Europe. This combination resulted in a wealth of sources, both institutional and ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • Interpreting Early Modern Europe

    by C. Scott Dixon and 1 more

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800).Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on developments in recent scholarship. Each chapter, written by a prominent historian caught up in the debates, ... Read more

    $42.29 USD

  • The Shaping of a Community

    The Rise and Reformation of the English Parish c.1400–1560

    by Beat A. Kümin

    series St Andrews Studies in Reformation History
    This book offers a new perspective to the current debate about popular religious attitudes in Tudor England, laying particular emphasis on the social and secular dimensions of parish life. The argument focuses on the role of the laity and especially on the office of churchwarden. It assesses the rising levels of parish income, the importance of the social context for fund-raising strategies, and ... Read more

    $44.09 USD