Peter Arnade is Professor of History and Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is the author of Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots: The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt and Realms of Ritual: Burgundian Ceremony and Civic Life in Late Medieval Ghent, both from Cornell.
Honor, Vengeance, and Social Trouble
Pardon Letters in the Burgundian Low Countries
An example of microhistory at its best, this book offers a new perspective on the socal history of medieval and early modern Europe and on historiography more...
Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots
The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt
A new history of the Dutch Revolt that shows how the act of rebellion forged a political identity through ritual, symbol, and public action
Realms of Ritual
Burgundian Ceremony and Civic Life in Late Medieval Ghent
While earlier historians have seen the elaborate public rituals of the Burgundian dukes as stagnant forms held over from the chivalric world of the High Middle Ages, Peter Arnade argues that they were a vital theater of power through which the ducal...