Riitta Laitinen offers a novel account of civil and social order in the seventeenth-century town of Turku, Sweden.
Catalogue of Illustrated Beatus Commentaries on the Apocalypse and Study of the Geneva Beatus
This is the first study to bring together all twenty-nine extant copies of the medieval Commentary on the Apocalypse, which was originally written by Spanish monk Beatus of Liébana.
The essays take on aspects of eighteenth-century texts such as plot, genre, character, perspective, temporality, and more, coming at them from both a narratological and a historical perspective.
Lynch offers a close historical analysis of the educational landscape of Lyons, showing how schools and teachers were organised and how they interacted with each other and with ecclesiastical and...
A Social History of Technology
This book offers a historical look at those interactions between engineering and social challenges, showing how engineers developed solutions to past problems, and looking at the ways that those...