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Amne Adverso
Roman Legal Heritage in European Culture
Laurent Waelkens
Laurent Waelkens provides an introduction to the history of Roman law and its institutions, as they developed from antiquity until the nineteenth century.



Anatomy of the Red Brigades
The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists
Alessandro Orsini
An award-winning attempt to understand the logic of revolutionary terrorism.



Anger's Past
The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages
This book considers the role of anger in the social lives and conceptual universes of a varied and significant cross-section of medieval people: monks, saints, kings, lords, and peasants.



Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland
From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population. By 1970, the combination of Nazi genocide, postwar pogroms, mass emigration, and communist repression had virtually destroyed Poland's...



Antwerp and the World
Richard Verstegan and the International Culture of Catholic Reformation
Paul Arblaster
Richard Verstegan is the usual English name of a man who went through early life as Richard Rowlands, before reverting to his ancestral Dutch surname in exile. Born in Mid-Tudor London around 1550 and dying in the Baroque Antwerp of 1640, his...



Appropriating the Weather
Vilhelm Bjerknes and the Construction of a Modern Meteorology
Robert Marc Friedman
Friedman analyzes the revolution in the theory and practice of meteorology initiated by Vilhelm Bjerknes and his...






The Art of War in the Middle Ages
A.D. 378–1515
Charles Oman
One of the best accounts of military art in the Middle Ages between Adrianople (378 A.D.) and Marignano (1515 A.D.)



Austria as Theater and Ideology
The Meaning of the Salzburg Festival
Michael P. Steinberg
Austria's renowned Salzburg Festival has from the outset engaged issues of cultural identity in a country that has difficulty coming to terms with its twentieth-century history. That this is the case was especially apparent in 1999, when the Austrian...



The Autobiography of Giambattista Vico
Giambattista Vico
This classic work is significant both as a source of insight into the influences on the eighteenth-century philosopher's intellectual development and as one of the earliest and most sophisticated examples of philosophical autobiography



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