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Kith, Kin, and Neighbors
Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno
David Frick
Perhaps the most complete reconstruction ever written of life in an early modern European city, this book sets a new standard for urban history and for work on the religious and communal life of Eastern Europe.



The Law of Kinship
Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France
Camille Robcis
In this highly original book, Camille Robcis seeks to explain why and how academic discourses on kinship have intersected and overlapped with political debates on the family—and on the nature of French republicanism itself.



The University Library of Leuven
Historical Walking Guide
Jan Van Impe
For anyone who wants to learn more about the history of this remarkable building, or who wants to walk in and around the library, this guide is an absolute must!



Piety and Modernity
Exploring the nature of pious reforms in such areas as liturgy, saint cults, pilgrimage, confraternities, hymns, and Bible translation during the "long nineteenth century."



The Economics of Providence
Management, Finances and Patrimony of Religious Orders and Congregations in Europe, 1773–ca. 1930



The Sleep of Behemoth
Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000–1200
Jehangir Yezdi Malegam
Exploring the emergence of conflicting concepts of peace in western Europe during the High Middle Ages.



The French Revolution in Global Perspective
Situating the French Revolution in the context of early modern globalization for the first time, this book offers a new approach to understanding its international origins and worldwide effects.



Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus
Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia
Janina M. Safran
Through an examination of the structure and practice of Muslim political and legal-religious authority, a rare look at intercommunal life in Iberia during the first three centuries of Islamic rule.



Between Educationalization and Appropriation
Selected Writings on the History of Modern Educational Systems
Marc Depaepe
These selected writings provide not only a thorough introduction to the history of modern educational systems, but also a twenty-five-year overview of the work of a well-known pioneer in the field of history of education.



Priest, Politician, Collaborator
Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia
James Mace Ward
As portrayed in this masterful biography, Jozef Tiso's life not only illuminates the modern history of Slovakia but also supplies a missing piece of the larger puzzle that was interwar and wartime Europe.



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