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Chapter Introduction: Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Experiences of Gender and Faith
This study is an exploration of lived religion and gender across the Reformation, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Combining conceptual development with empirical history, the authors explore these two ...
Chapter 1 Patterns of Death, 1800-2020
This chapter provides a brief introduction to mortality patterns over the last two centuries, from a global perspective. The period witnessed enormous and ubiquitous rises in life expectancy at birth, from a global average ...
Chapter Introduction Crossing the Iron Curtain
Focusing on Western tourism behind the Iron Curtain, this chapter introduces the main research questions addressed in the volume: firstly, how and why Eastern Europe became a tourist destination for citizens of the West; ...