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Vikings
Life and Legend
This book explores Viking culture from a global perspective, examining the influences of their varied contacts from around the world and how Viking Scandinavia drew from both Christian Europe and the Islamic world.



Romantic Catholics
France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith
Carol E. Harrison
Carol E. Harrison brings to life a cohort of nineteenth-century French men and women who argued that a reformed Catholicism could reconcile the divisions in French culture and society that were the legacy of revolution and...



The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby
The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Laura Ackerman Smoller
Vincent Ferrer was revered as a living saint during his lifetime, receiving papal canonization within fifty years of his death. In this book, Laura Ackerman Smoller recounts the fascinating story of how Vincent became the subject of widespread...



Faithful Narratives
Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity
This volume brings together twelve eminent scholars whose research has exemplified compelling strategies for negotiating the difficulties inherent in the history of...



Music and the City
Musical Cultures and Urban Societies in the Southern Netherlands and Beyond, c.1650–1800
This book contributes to a more effective understanding of music in late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century urban societies in the southern Netherlands and beyond.



Erotic Exchanges
The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris
Nina Kushner
Nina Kushner reveals the complex world of elite prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris by focusing on the professional mistresses who dominated it. Kushner’s primary sources include thousands of folio pages of dossiers and other documents generated by the Paris...



Blood Ties
Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878–1908
İpek Yosmaoğlu
Blood Ties explains the origins of the shift from sporadic to systemic and pervasive violence through a social history of the "Macedonian...



The Sanctity of Louis IX
Early Lives of Saint Louis by Geoffrey of Beaulieu and William of Chartres
The first English translations of two of the earliest accounts of Louis IX’s life, along with helpful biographical, historical, documentary, and critical materials.



Holding the Shop Together
German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era
Stephen J. Silvia
Stephen J. Silvia examines the oscillations of the German economy across the entire postwar period through one of its most important components: the industrial relations system.



In the Museum of Man
Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850–1950
Alice L. Conklin
This book offers new insight into the thorny relationship between science, society, and empire at the high-water mark of French imperialism and European racism.



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