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  1. Witchcraft in Early Modern England

    By Jim Sharpe

    Series: Seminar Studies

    With the renewed interest in the history of witches and witchcraft, this timely book provides an introduction to this fascinating topic, informed by the main trends of new thinking on the subject. Beginning with a discussion of witchcraft in the early modern period, and charting the...

    Published September 19th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Renaissance Thought

    A Reader

    By Robert Black

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought. The concept of the Renaissance has always been challenging to define and this book enables a deeper understanding of the essential features of the Renaissance and humanism. Knowledge of...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

    Edited by Debra Meyers, Susan Dinan

    This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era....

    Published July 27th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Parliaments of Early Modern Europe

    1400 - 1700

    By M.A.R. Graves

    A comparative survey of the emergence and development of Parliaments in Catholic Christendom from the thirteenth century, the chief focus of this work is the period between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries,when Europe was dramatically changed by the Renaissance, the Reformation and the...

    Published July 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  5. Elizabeth I

    By Christopher Haigh

    The reign of Elizabeth I was one of the most important periods of expansion and growth in British history - the "Golden Age". This celebrated and influential study reconsiders how Elizabeth achieved this, and the ways in which she exercised her power. It analyses the nature of her power through an...

    Published July 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Great Elector

    Frederick William of Brandenburg-Prussia

    By Derek Mckay

    Series: Profiles In Power

    In this first biography in English for fifty years, Derek McKay avoids the limitation of seeing Frederick William primarily as precursor of the 'Enlightened' Frederick the Great. Instead, he roots him firmly in his own time, a dynastic, protestant ruler like many another in Germany, but gifted with...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Formation of Turkey

    The Seljukid Sultanate of Rum: Eleventh to Fourteenth Century

    By Claude Cahen

    Series: A History of the Near East

    From Byzantium to the Mongols to the Sultans of Rum, this acclaimed book offers an important insight into the evocative history of Turkey before the coming of Ottoman power. Turkey forms a historical bridge between Europe and Asia and as such has played a pivotal role throughout history. The...

    Published May 25th 2001 by Routledge

  8. French Society

    1589-1715

    By Sharon Kettering

    Series: Social History of Europe

    This book provides a "birds eye" view of social change in France during the "long seventeenth century" from 1589-1715. One of the most dynamic phases of French history, it covers the reigns of the first three Bourbon kings, Henri IV, Louis XIII, and Louis XIV. The author explores the upheavals in...

    Published May 1st 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt

    Edited by Mr Graham Darby, Graham Darby

    The Dutch revolt against Spanish rule in the sixteenth century was a formative event in European history. The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt brings together in one volume the latest scholarship from leading experts in the field, to illuminate why the Dutch revolted, the way events...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Spanish Society, 1400-1600

    By Teofilo F Ruiz

    Spanish Society depicts a complex and fascinating country in transition from the late Middle Ages to modernity. It describes every part of society from the gluttonous nobility to their starving peasants. Through anecdotes, a lively style and portraits of figures such as St Teresa of Avila and...

    Published March 20th 2001 by Routledge