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Antwerp and the World
Richard Verstegan and the International Culture of Catholic Reformation
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...
La Casa de Borgoña
la Casa del rey de España
An Annotated Edition of the First Dutch Translation (Antwerp, 1550)
The first edition of Celestina, the Spanish classic attributed to Fernando de Rojas, appeared in 1499 and was followed by an expanded version in 1502. The work underwent numerous reprintings during the sixteenth century and was soon translated into...
Le confesseur du Prince dans les Pays-Bas espagnols (1598–1659)
Une fonction, des individus
The Peace Treaty of Münster (1648) and the Political Culture of the Dutch Republic and the Spanish Monarchy
Portraying the political culture of both the Spain and the United Provinces, Conflicting Words analyses the views held in both territories concerning the points that were discussed in pamphlets and treatises published during the peace negotiations.
A Constellation of Courts
The Courts and Households of Habsburg Europe, 1555–1665
This volume focuses on the various Habsburg courts and households among the two branches of the dynasty that arose following the division of the territories originally held by Charles V.
War, State, and Society in Liège
How a Small State of the Holy Roman Empire Survived the Nine Year's War (1688–1697)
War, State and Society in Liège is a fascinating case study of the consequences of war in the Prince-Bishopric of Liège and touches upon wider issues in early modern history, such as small power diplomacy in the seventeenth century and during the Nine Years' War. For centuries, the small semi-independent Holy Roman Principality of Liège...