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    • Wilbourne, Emily; Cusick, Suzanne G. (2021)
      "In this fascinating collection of essays, an international group of scholars explores the sonic consequences of transcultural contact in the early modern period. They examine how cultural configurations of sound impacted ...
    • Manning, Patricia W. (2020)
      In An Overview of the Pre-suppression Society of Jesus in Spain, Patricia W. Manning offers a survey of the Society of Jesus in Spain from its origins in Ignatius of Loyola’s early preaching to the aftereffects of its ...
    • Govaerts, Sander (2021)
      Military history; Ecological history; war and the environment; Natural barriers in history; wildlife protection, mosasaur; premodern environmentalism
    • Cunningham, John (2019)
      This chapter explores the medical environment of 1640s Ireland, particularly during the 1641 Rebellion. It uses the 1641 Depositions to explore how people understood reported sickness and disease. It also traces the ...
    • Astbury, Leah (2017)
      This chapter focuses on the specific forms of health care given to newborn babies in early modern England, a hitherto almost entirely neglected category in histories of health. Drawing on printed health advice and ...
    • Newton, Hannah (2017)
      "Very little is known about early modern approaches to convalescence and the author investigates the measures were taken by physicians and laypeople to restore health after illness. Drawing on medical texts, regimens, ...
    • Elmer, Peter (2019)
      This chapter seeks to situate James Butler, duke of Ormond, at the centre of an important patronage network for medicine in Restoration Britain and Ireland. It explores the Irish dimension of the emergence of the Society ...
    • Marples, Alice (2019)
      This chapter argues for the significant role played by Irish-based medics as collectors and communicators of natural history in the period 1680–1750. It demonstrates that the relative isolation of practitioners in Ireland ...
    • Hopkins, Lisa; Rutter, Tom (2020)
      “The noble Cavendishes were one of the most influential families in the politics and culture of early modern England and beyond. A Companion to the Cavendishes offers a comprehensive account of the Cavendish family's ...
    • Storey, Tessa; Cavallo, Sandra (2017)
      "Conserving health in early modern culture explores the impact of ideas about healthy living in early modern England and Italy. The attention of medical historians has largely been focussed on the study of illness and ...
    • Markevičiūtė, Ramunė; Roling, Bernd (2021)
    • Richardson, Kristina (2012-07-23)
      Medieval Arab notions of physical difference can feel singularly arresting for modern audiences. Did you know that blue eyes, baldness, bad breath and boils were all considered bodily ‘blights’, as were cross eyes, lameness ...
    • Fridlund, Mats; Oiva, Mila; Paju, Petri (2020)
      Historical scholarship is currently undergoing a digital turn. All historians have experienced this change in one way or another, by writing on word processors, applying quantitative methods on digitalized source materials, ...
    • Behr, Andreas (2015)
      Diplomacy as a family business. The Casatis as Spanish-Milanese envoys in Lucerne and Chur (1660-1700) The astonishing family career of the Casatis contradicts widespread impressions of early modern diplomacy. This ...
    • Aust, Cornelia; Klein, Denise; Weller, Thomas (2019)
      Dress constitutes one of the most obvious and indeed most visual and visible markers of difference. Being very close to the body it becomes part of the daily habitus and an unavoidable means of communication with others. ...
    • Muurling, Sanne (2020)
      Female protagonists are commonly overlooked in the history of crime; especially in early modern Italy, where women’s scope of action is often portrayed as heavily restricted. This book redresses the notion of Italian women’s ...
    • Sáez-Hidalgo, Ana; Cano Echevarría, Berta (2020)
      Exile, Diplomacy and Texts offers an interdisciplinary narrative of religious, political, and diplomatic exchanges between early modern Iberia and the British Isles during a period uniquely marked by inconstant alliances ...
    • Gebke, Julia (2020-06)
      The ideology of purity-of-blood (limpieza de sangre) divided early modern Iberian society into two different classes: Old Christians and New Christians. New Christians, i.e. Conversos (converted Jews) and Moriscos ...
    • Päll, Janika; Volt, Ivo (2018)
      The rebirth of Ancient Greek in Europe was promoted by Humanist education and ideas to such an extent that we can consider the Greek language as a formative element of Humanist culture. Next to Latin, the default common ...
    • Arlinghaus, Franz-Josef (2019-06-11)
      Das Gerichtswesen der spätmittelalterlichen Stadt erscheint in vieler Hinsicht rätselhaft: Trotz reger Bautätigkeit tagten die Gerichte zumeist im Freien; wenngleich die Kommunen schon früh eine elaborierte Schriftlichkeit ...