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Absolutism in Renaissance MilanPlenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Absolutism in Renaissance Milan: Plenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Jane Black

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565290
eISBN:
9780191721861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565290.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This volume charts the rise and decline of absolutism in Milan from the early fourteenth to the early sixteenth century. The study shows how authority above the law, once the preserve of pope and ... More

Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

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

Austria, Hungary, and the HabsburgsCentral Europe c.1683-1867

Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

R.J.W. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book contains a collection of essays addressing a number of wide-ranging, interrelated themes spanning over 200 years of the Habsburg Empire. The book is a political, religious, cultural and ... More

Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation GermanyAnabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany: Anabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Kat Hill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733546
eISBN:
9780191797934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733546.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

When Martin Luther mounted his challenge to the Catholic Church, reform stimulated a range of responses, including radical solutions such as those proposed by theologians of the Anabaptist movement. ... More

BastardsPolitics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Matthew Gerber

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Commonly stigmatized as “bastards” in early modern France, children born out of wedlock were said to have neither kin nor kind, neither family nor nation. In practice, however, many natural parents ... More

Bayle, Jurieu, and the Dictionnaire Historique et Critique

Bayle, Jurieu, and the Dictionnaire Historique et Critique

Mara van der Lugt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198769262
eISBN:
9780191822346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769262.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book presents a new study of Pierre Bayle’s Dictionnaire Historique et Critique (1696), with special reference to Bayle’s polemical engagement with the theologian Pierre Jurieu. While recent ... More

Between the Devil and the HostImagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Michael Ostling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

Witches are imaginary creatures. But in Poland as in Europe and its colonies in the early modern period, people imagined their neighbours to be witches, with tragic results. This book tells the story ... More

A Bitter LivingWomen, Markets, and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany

A Bitter Living: Women, Markets, and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany

Sheilagh Ogilvie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205548
eISBN:
9780191719219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205548.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

What role did women play in the pre-industrial European economy? This book tackles this question using a body of new evidence. By examining women's activities in a particular pre-industrial economy — ... More

Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Stuart Carroll

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The rise of civilised conduct and behaviour has long been considered as one of the major factors in the transformation from medieval to modern society. Thinkers and historians alike argue that ... More

Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Graeme Murdock

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first book to examine one of Europe's largest Protestant communities in Hungary and Transylvania. It highlights the place of the Hungarian Reformed church in the international Calvinist ... More

Calvinists and LibertinesConfession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Benjamin J. Kaplan

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After the Reformation, the Dutch Republic emerged as the most religiously tolerant country in 17th-century Europe. This book examines the reasons behind this phenomenon, focusing on the struggle of ... More

Catholic Europe, 1592–1648Centre and Peripheries

Catholic Europe, 1592–1648: Centre and Peripheries

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199272723
eISBN:
9780191801006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272723.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines processes of Catholic renewal from a unique perspective. Rather than concentrating on the much studied heartlands of Catholic Europe, it focuses primarily on a series of societies ... More

Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Judith Pollmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mining the diaries, memoirs and poems written by Catholics in the sixteenth-century Low Countries, this book explores how Catholics experienced religious and political change in the generations ... 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

Common Wealth, Common GoodThe Politics of Virtue in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

Common Wealth, Common Good: The Politics of Virtue in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

Benedict Wagner-Rundell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198735342
eISBN:
9780191799532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735342.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is a study of the political thought and political discourse of the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It argues that the ... 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

Communities of BeliefCultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is about attitudes and behaviour in early modern France, dealing particularly with the conflicts related to social and intellectual change, and with the tensions between the elite and the ... 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

Conflict and ConversionCatholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Tara Alberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book explores how Catholic missionaries, merchants and adventurers brought their faith to the strategically and commercially crucial region of Southeast Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth ... More

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