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Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman EmpireUpper Germany, 1346-1521

Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521

Duncan Hardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827252
eISBN:
9780191866180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827252.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Early Modern History

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the continent’s most ... More

The Clash of LegitimaciesThe State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Andrea Gamberini

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book aims to make an innovative contribution to the history of the state-building process in late medieval Lombardy (thirteenth–fifteenth centuries), by illuminating the myriad conflicts ... More

Communication and ConflictItalian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Communication and Conflict: Italian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Isabella Lazzarini

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198727415
eISBN:
9780191793530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727415.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Diplomacy has never been a politically neutral research field, even when it was confined to merely reconstructing the backgrounds of wars and revolutions. In the nineteenth century diplomacy became ... More

Conceiving the Old RegimePronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Leslie Tuttle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Between 1666 and 1789, France's Old Regime government used the king's legislative authority to promote marriage and prolific reproduction. This book studies the royal pronatalist law masterminded by ... More

Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587

Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587

Felicia Roșu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789376
eISBN:
9780191831218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789376.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book examines the transformation of elective monarchy in Transylvania and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 1570s. It does so by focusing on the foundational and experimental character ... More

Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Alistair Malcolm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book presents a study of the later years of the reign of Philip IV from the perspective of his favourite (valido), don Luis Méndez de Haro, and of the other ministers who played a role in the ... More

The Sultan’s RenegadesChristian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

The Sultan’s Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

Tobias P. Graf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791430
eISBN:
9780191833908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791430.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The figure of the renegade—a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan—is omnipresent in all genres produced by those early modern Christian ... More

The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560Between Accommodation and Aggression

The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Tom Scott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Renewed interest in Swiss history has sought to overcome the old stereotypes of peasant liberty and republican exceptionalism. The heroic age of the Confederation in the fifteenth century is now seen ... More

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