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On the Edge of Eternity: The Antiquity of the Earth in Medieval and Early Modern Europe


Ivano Dal Prete

14 November 2022

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The Oxford History of the Reformation


Peter Marshall

01 September 2022

Oxford Histories

The Oxford History of the Reformation is the story of one of the truly epochal events in world history, and how it helped create the world we live in today

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The Velizh Affair: Blood Libel in a Russian Town


Eugene M. Avrutin

12 July 2022

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Without the Banya We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse


Ethan Pollock

08 July 2022

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Today Sardines Are Not for Sale: A Street Protest in Occupied Paris


Paula Schwartz

07 July 2022

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The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century


Renaud Morieux

01 July 2022

The Past and Present Book Series

Very little has been written of the history of prisoners of war before the twentieth century, and Renaud Morieux seeks to correct this in this new history of war captivity in the eighteenth century, mining archives in Britain and France to take a fresh look at international relations through the histories of prisoners and host communities.

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Flowers Through Concrete: Explorations in Soviet Hippieland


Juliane Fürst

27 June 2022

In the face of disapproval and repression Soviet hippies created a version of Western counterculture, skilfully adapting to, manipulating, and shaping their late socialist environment. Flowers through Concrete explores their lives, thoughts, and political sway.

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German Angst: Fear and Democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany


Frank Biess

22 June 2022

Emotions in History

While fear and anxiety have historically been associated with authoritarian regimes, Frank Biess demonstrates the ambivalent role of these emotions in the democratization of West Germany, where fears and anxieties about the country's catastrophic past and uncertain future both undermined democracy and stabilized the emerging Federal Republic.

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Fear of the Family: Guest Workers and Family Migration in the Federal Republic of Germany


Lauren Stokes

27 May 2022

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Dignified Retreat: Writers and Intellectuals in the Age of Richelieu


Robert A. Schneider

01 April 2022

A panoramic study of the vibrant literary and intellectual culture that emerged in seventeenth-century France, drawing on the writings of over 100 men and women of letters, 'the generation of 1630', to understand the rise and refinement of the French language and the development of the literary culture of French classicism.

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The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt


Justine Firnhaber-Baker

24 March 2022

The Jacquerie of 1358 is one of the most famous and mysterious peasant uprisings of the Middle Ages. This book, the first extended study of the Jacquerie in over a century, resolves long-standing controversies about whether the revolt was just an irrational explosion of peasant hatred or simply an extension of the Parisian revolt.

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Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300


Elisabeth van Houts

16 March 2022

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

An analysis of the lived experience of Christian married life in Christian medieval Europe, this study examines the process of getting married and wedding celebrations; the married life of lay couples and clergy, their sexuality, and any remarriage; and alternative living, including concubinage, polygyny, and the single life.

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The Voices of Nîmes: Women, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc


Suzannah Lipscomb

20 January 2022

Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history. In this book, Suzannah Lipscomb recovers the lives and aspirations of ordinary sixteenth- and seventeenth-century French women, using rich source material to show what they thought about their lives, menfolk, friendships, faith, and sex.

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Personifying Prehistory: Relational Ontologies in Bronze Age Britain and Ireland


Joanna Brück

30 September 2021

This book draws on the wealth of new evidence for Bronze Age burials, settlements, and landscapes to explore the construction of social relationships and community identities during this period.

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Hume: A Very Short Introduction


James A. Harris

23 September 2021

Very Short Introductions

Written by one of the world's leading experts in the field, this book offers a clear account of the contributions to philosophy made by one of Britain's greatest thinkers. Harris covers Hume's main interests of human nature, morality, politics, and religion, and explores the philosophical questions that remain at the heart of the subject today.

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Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest: Updated Edition


Matthew Restall

10 August 2021

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The Later Middle Ages


Isabella Lazzarini

06 May 2021

Short Oxford History of Europe

This edited volume brings together experts on the later middle ages to chart the principle developments of medieval Europe.

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1931: Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler


Tobias Straumann

08 October 2020

In 1931,Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial and political collapse of a European country, and to the rise of the Nazi Party.

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice


Mary Fulbrook

03 September 2020

Reckonings documents how Holocaust victims have sought justice over the decades and the haunting disparity between crime and punishment.

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The Russian Economy: A Very Short Introduction


Richard Connolly

23 July 2020

Very Short Introductions

For many, Russia's political influence far exceeds its weight in the global economy. Richard Connolly demonstrates that in fact Russia's economy affords it global power, and explores how its socialist past has shaped its economic system into a unique blend of state and market.

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