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Dilemmas of Internationalism: The American Association for the United Nations and US Foreign Policy, 1941-1948

by Andrew Johnstone

Dilemmas of Internationalism is a new political history of the 1940s which charts and analyses the efforts of private internationalists to define US internationalism and promote the establishment of the United...


Natural Law and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Europe: Jurisprudence, Theology, Moral and Natural Philosophy

by Lorraine Daston & Michael Stolleis

This impressive volume is the first attempt to look at the intertwined histories of natural law and the laws of nature in early modern Europe. These notions became central to jurisprudence and natural philosophy...


Humanism and the Reform of Sacred Music in Early Modern England: John Merbecke the Orator and The Booke of Common Praier Noted (1550)

by Hyun-Ah Kim

John Merbecke (c.1505–c.1585) is most famous as the composer of the first musical setting of the English liturgy, The Booke of Common Praier Noted (BCPN), published in 1550. Not only was Merbecke a pioneer...


Italian Reform and English Reformations, c.1535-c.1585

by M. Anne Overell

This is the first full-scale study of interactions between Italy's religious reform and English reformations, which were notoriously liable to pick up other people's ideas. The book is of fundamental importance...


Theology and Science in the Thought of Francis Bacon

by Steven Matthews

This study re-evaluates the religious beliefs of Francis Bacon and the role which his theology played in the development of his program for the reform of learning and the natural sciences, the Great Instauration....


Reassessing Suez 1956: New Perspectives on the Crisis and its Aftermath

by Simon C. Smith

The nationalization of the Suez Canal in 1956 triggered one of the gravest international crises since the Second World War. The fiftieth anniversary of the Suez crisis in 2006 presented an ideal opportunity...


Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500-1900

by Patrick O'Flanagan

Charting the evolution of the port cities of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over four centuries, this book examines the often dynamic interaction between the large privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz...


Dreambooks in Byzantium: Six Oneirocritica in Translation, with Commentary and Introduction

by Steven M. Oberhelman

Dreambooks in Byzantium offers for the first time in English translation and with commentary six of the seven extant Byzantine oneirocritica, or manuals on the interpretation of dreams. (The seventh, The Oneirocriticon...


The Development of Marketing Management: The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940

by Kazuo Usui

This book explores the development of US marketing management thought in the early part of the 20th century, focusing on the relationship between the thought and historical contexts rather than on theoretical...


Economics in Russia: Studies in Intellectual History

by Vincent Barnett & Joachim Zweynert

The history of Russian economic ideas from the sixteenth century to contemporary times is a fascinating, tumultuous yet neglected topic among Western scholars. Whilst over the last 15 years increasing amounts...


Saint Cicero and the Jesuits: The Influence of the Liberal Arts on the Adoption of Moral Probabilism

by Robert Aleksander Maryks

In this commanding study, Dr Maryks offers a detailed analysis of early modern Jesuit confessional manuals to explore the order's shifting attitudes to confession and conscience. Drawing on his census of Jesuit...


Mozarabs in Medieval and Early Modern Spain: Identities and Influences

by Richard Hitchcock

The setting of this volume is the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages, where Christianity and Islam co-existed side by side as the official religions of Muslim al-Andalus on the one hand, and the Christian...


Britain, the Empire, and the World at the Great Exhibition of 1851

by Jeffrey A. Auerbach & Peter H. Hoffenberg

Britain, the Empire, and the World at the Great Exhibition is the first book to situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a truly global context. Addressing national, imperial, and international themes,...


Life Writing in Reformation Europe: Lives of Reformers by Friends, Disciples and Foes

by Irena Backus

The Reformation period witnessed an explosion in the number of biographies of contemporary religious figures being published. Whether lives of reformers worthy of emulation, or heretics deserving condemnation,...


Restoration Ireland: Always Settling and Never Settled

by Coleman Dennehy

In recent decades, the historiography of early modern Ireland in general, and of the seventeenth century in particular, has been revitalised. However, whilst much of this new work has focused either on the critical...


Syndicalism and the Transition to Communism: An International Comparative Analysis

by Ralph Darlington

During the first two decades of the twentieth century, amidst an extraordinary international upsurge in strike action, the ideas of revolutionary syndicalism developed into a major influence within the world...


Marriage, Manners and Mobility in Early Modern Venice

by Alexander Cowan

Throughout history, marriage has been used as a method of creating and strengthening bonds between elites and the societies over which they ruled. Nowhere is this more apparent than in early modern Venice, where...


Paris-Edinburgh: Cultural Connections in the Belle Epoque

by Siân| Reynolds

By the end of the nineteenth century, Paris was widely acknowledged as the cultural capital of the world, the home of avant-garde music and art, symbolist literature and bohemian culture. Edinburgh, by contrast,...


Defending Royal Supremacy and Discerning God's Will in Tudor England

by Daniel Eppley

Early modern governments constantly faced the challenge of reconciling their own authority with the will of God. Most acknowledged that an individual's first loyalty must be to God's law, but were understandably...


A Fair Day's Wage for a Fair Day's Work?: Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain

by Sheila Blackburn

The nature of sweating and the origins of low pay legislation are of fundamental social, economic and moral importance. Although difficult to define, sweating, according to a select committee established to...