Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities.
Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern…
…Representing the Bible in Early Modern Drama: Material and Verbal Contexts
2. Enter the Book: Reading the Bible on the Early Modern Stage
3. Measuring up to Nebuchadnezzar: Biblical Presences in Shakespeare’s Tragicomedies
This reader brings together original and influential recent work in the field of early modern European history.
Provides a thought-provoking overview of current thinking on this period. Key themes include evolving early-modern identities; changes…
Table of contents
1. The Capriciousness of Nature
2. The Metaphysics of Modern Science
3. The Technological Society
4. The Confrontation with Nature
5. Labour and the Lifeworld
6. Into the Future
Modern Spain: 1808 to the Presentis a comprehensive overview of Spanish history from the Napoleonic era to the present day. Places a large emphasis on Spain’s place within broader European and global history The chronological political narrative is enriched by separate chapters on long…
…While the construction process still requires traditional skills, changes over recent decades today demand improved understanding of modern business, production and contractual practices. The authors have responded accordingly and the book has undergone a thorough…
…But in our contemporary liquid-modern world, culture has lost its missionary role and has become a means of seduction: it seeks no longer to enlighten the people but to seduce them. The function of culture today is not to satisfy existing needs but to create new ones,…
…Francis Bacon’s Bi-literal Cipher and the Materiality of Early Modern Diplomatic Writing
9. Court Hieroglyphics: the Idea of the Cipher in Ben Jonson’s Masques
Hannah J. Crawforth
10. The Ambassador’s Household: Sir Henry Wotton,…
The Modern Middle East is a themed collection of translated sources covering official and private archives, the periodical press, memoirs, western journalists' and travellers' accounts, literature, and official reports. Each document is presented and put...
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The second edition of this bestselling narrative history has been revised and expanded to reflect recent scholarship. The book traces the transformation of England during the Tudor-Stuart period, from feudal European state to a constitutional monarchy…