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The Devil
A New Biography
Philip C. Almond
Philip C. Almond explores the figure of evil incarnate from the first centuries of the Christian era through to the Enlightenment, when the Devil became marginal to Christian theology and the dominant concerns of the Western intellectual tradition.



Religious Institutes and Catholic Culture in 19th- and 20th-Century Europe
This volume examines the cultural contribution of religious institutes, men and women religious, and their role in the constitution of Catholic communities of communication in England, Germany, Liechtenstein, the Low Countries, the Nordic countries, and Switzerland.



Singing Bronze
A History of Carillon Music
Luc Rombouts
Singing Bronze opens up the fascinating world of the carillon, telling the great stories of European and American carillon history.



Necessary Luxuries
Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770–1815
Matt Erlin
Matt Erlin considers books and the culture around books during this period, focusing specifically on Germany where literature, and the fine arts in general, were the subject of soul-searching debates over the legitimacy of luxury.



La Casa de Borgoña
la Casa del rey de España



The Pious Sex
Catholic Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity in Belgium, c. 1800–1940
Tine van Van Osselaer
Tine Van Osselaer seeks to clarify how the gender differentiation was created among Catholics in nineteenth-century Beligium.



One Foot in the Palace
The Habsburg Court of Brussels and the Politics of Access in the Reign of Albert and Isabella, 1598–1621
Dries Raeymaekers
Based on the author's prize-winning dissertation, this book vividly brings to life the splendor of their court and unravels the goals and ambitions of the men and women who lived and worked in the palace.






The Baron's Cloak
A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution
Willard Sunderland
Willard Sunderland tells the epic story of the Russian Empire's final decades through the arc of the life of Baron Roman Fedorovich von Ungern-Sternberg, which spanned the vast reaches of Eurasia.



A Scrap of Paper
Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War
Isabel V. Hull
Isabel V. Hull compares the World War I decision making of Germany, Great Britain, and France, weighing the impact of legal considerations in each.



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