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Honours of War: Wargames Rules for the Seven Years War

by Keith Flint & Steve Noon

The Seven Years' War was the pinnacle of 18th-century warfare, with dramatic campaigns and battles, famous leaders, and wide variety of colourful uniforms. Compared with the later Napoleonic Wars, tactics were...

Baroque Spain and the Writing of Visual and Material  Culture

by Alicia R. Zuese

Through an examination of the pictorial episodes in the Spanish baroque novella, this book investigates how writers create pictorial texts, how audiences visualise their words, what consequences they exert on...

1688: A Global History

by John E. Wills

"A totally absorbing book...imaginative and erudite, full of startling juxtapositions and flashes of real perception."—Jonathan D. Spence John E. Wills's masterful history ushers us into the worlds of 1688,...

Martin Luther: Visionary Reformer

by Scott H. Hendrix

The sixteenth-century German friar whose public conflict with the medieval Roman Church triggered the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther was neither an unblemished saint nor a single-minded religious zealot...

The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain: Volume I ¿ Crisis, Renewal, and the Ministers' Dilemma

by Robin Gwynn

The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain examines the history of the French communities in Britain from the Civil War, which plunged them into turmoil, to the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, after which there was no...

Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe

by Kathryn A., Dr Edwards

While pre-modern Europe is often seen as having an 'enchanted' or 'magical' worldview, the full implications of such labels remain inconsistently explored. Witchcraft, demonology, and debates over pious practices...

Going to Market: Women, Trade and Social Relations in Early Modern English Towns, c. 1550-1650

by David, Professor Pennington & Gareth, Professor Shaw

Going to Market rethinks women’s contributions to the early modern commercial economy. A number of previous studies have focused on whether or not the early modern period closed occupational opportunities...

A Cloister on Trial: Religious Culture and Everyday Life in Late Medieval Hungary

by Gabriella, Dr Erdélyi, Giorgio, Professor Caravale & Ralph, Professor Keen

In 1517, the usually tranquil friary in the Hungarian town of Körmend found itself at the centre of controversy when its Augustinian friars, charged with drunkenness, sexual abuses and liturgical negligence,...

Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution

by Kathleen DuVal

A rising-star historian offers a significant new global perspective on the Revolutionary War with the story of the conflict as seen through the eyes of the outsiders of colonial society

Over the last decade,...

The Cenci (Celebrated Crimes Series)

by Alexandre Dumas

This antiquarian book contains Alexandre Dumas's work, "The Cenci". It was first published as part of his eight-volume series "Celebrated Crimes" (1839-40), and recounts the shocking story of the the Cenci family....

The Marquise de Ganges (Celebrated Crimes Series)

by Alexandre Dumas

This antiquarian book contains Alexandre Dumas's historical work, "The Marquise de Ganges". It was first published as part of his eight-volume series "Celebrated Crimes" (1839-40) and tells the tale of an infamous...

British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1744-57: Mid-Century Crisis

by Jeremy, Professor Black

The years between 1744 and 1757 were a testing time for the British government as political unrest at home exploded into armed rebellion, whilst on the continent French armies were repeatedly victorious. Providing...

Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

by John Warwick Montgomery & Gene Edward Veith

Five hundred years ago, the church of Jesus Christ underwent a Reformation. A lot happened after Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the castle church door in Wittenberg. But the fallout was not simply the...

Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories, 1513-26

by Trevor P., Professor Hall

On the 20th of January 1526, the Santiago left Lisbon bound for Africa with a cargo of brass and tin bracelets, round bells, barber basins and cloth; by early October the ship was back in Portugal with a very...

Patriot Militiaman in the American Revolution 1775-82

by Ed Gilbert, Catherine Gilbert & Steve Noon

The American Revolution was a momentous conflict, the outcome of which would influence the birth of a nation. Army regulars fought in massive and famous battles from New England to Virginia, but in the South...

The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

by Michael Everett

How much does the Thomas Cromwell of popular novels and television series resemble the real Cromwell? This meticulous study of Cromwell's early political career expands and revises what has been understood concerning...

Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe

by Chris Laoutaris

The colorful story of the creation of the Globe Theatre—as a result of the dramatic confrontation between Lady Elizabeth Russell and William Shakespeare. In November 1596, a woman signed a document that would...

The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

by Matthew P. Dziennik

More than 12,000 soldiers from the Highlands of Scotland were recruited to serve in Great Britain's colonies in the Americas in the middle to the late decades of the eighteenth century. In this compelling history,...

King John (Mis)Remembered

by Igor, Dr Djordjevic

King John’s evil reputation has outlasted and proved more enduring than that of Richard III, whose notoriety seemed ensured thanks to Shakespeare’s portrayal of him. The paradox is even greater when we realize...

The Politics of Cultural Retreat: Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867

by Iryna Vushko

An illuminating history of state-building, nationalism, and bureaucracy, this book tells the story of how an international cohort of Austrian officials from Bohemia, Hungary, the Hapsburg Netherlands, Italy,...