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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

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

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