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An Anglican British worldThe Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Elizabeth C. Tingle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars ... More

Doubtful and dangerousThe question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Doubtful and Dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier ... More

Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Slavery and the slavery business have cast a long shadow over British history. In 1833, abolition was heralded as evidence of Britain's claim to be themodern global power, its commitment to ... More

The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century FranceBetween the Ancients and the Moderns

The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Rachel Hammersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers a full account of the role played by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English Republican ideas in eighteenth-century France. Challenging some of the dominant accounts of the ... More

Ephemeral cityCheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Ephemeral city: Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Rosa Salzberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087035
eISBN:
9781781707906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087035.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ephemeral City explores the rapid rise of cheap print and how it permeated Venetian urban culture in the Renaissance. In contrast to the familiar image of Venice as the tranquil, ordered ... More

Fathers, Pastors and KingsVisions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores how conceptions of episcopacy (government of a church by bishops) shaped the identity of the bishops of France in the wake of the reforming Council of Trent (1545–63). It ... More

The Gentlewoman's RemembrancePatriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Isaac Stephens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A microhistory of a never-married English gentlewoman named Elizabeth Isham, this book centres on an extremely rare piece of women’s writing – a relatively newly discovered 60,000-word spiritual ... More

Ideas of Monarchical ReformFénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Andrew Mansfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Andrew Michael Ramsay (1686-1743) was a Scottish Jacobite émigré who spent most of his adult life in France. His political works predominantly relied on a mixture of British and French doctrines to ... More

The LevellersRadical political thought in the English Revolution

The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Dr. Rachel Foxley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Leveller movement of the 1640s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics after the English civil war. This book challenges received ideas about the Levellers as ... More

Livingstone's ‘Lives’A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Livingstone's ‘Lives’: A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Justin D. Livingstone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095320
eISBN:
9781781707951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Dr. David Livingstone, the Victorian ‘missionary-explorer’, has attracted more written commentary than nearly any other heroic figure of the nineteenth century. In the years following his death, he ... More

Louis XIV and the ParlementsThe Assertion of Royal Authority

Louis XIV and the Parlements: The Assertion of Royal Authority

John J. Hurt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062353
eISBN:
9781781700372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062353.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This study examines the political and economic relationship between Louis XIV and the parlements of France, the parlement of Paris and all the provincial tribunals. It explains how the king managed ... More

Luther's LivesTwo Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Ralph Keen and Thomas D. Frazel

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book presents a contemporary, eyewitness account of the life of Martin Luther translated into English. Johannes Cochlaeus (1479–1552) was present in the great hall at the Diet of Worms on April ... More

The relic stateSt Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Pamila Gupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is a study of the complex nature of colonial and missionary power in Portuguese India. Written as a historical ethnography, it explores the evolving shape of a series of Catholic festivals ... More

The Saint Bartholomew's Day MassacreThe Mysteries of a Crime of State

The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State

Arlette Jouanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097553
eISBN:
9781781708880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097553.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, which began in Paris in August 1572 and later spread to numerous other French towns, was the most notorious bloodbath of its kind in early modern Europe. ... More

Tolerance, Regulation and RescueDishonoured women and abandoned children in Italy, 1300-1800

Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured women and abandoned children in Italy, 1300-1800

Brian Pullan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991296
eISBN:
9781526115034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991296.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book seeks to contribute to Italian social history and to deepen understanding of Catholic charity and social policy in past times. It focuses on two groups of disreputable (or at least ... More

We are no longer in FranceCommunists in colonial Algeria

We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Allison Drew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book recovers the lost history of Algeria's communist movement and its complex relationship with Algerian nationalism. The movement's shifting fortunes reflected both Algeria's largely rural ... More

Westminster 1640–60A royal city in a time of revolution

Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

J. F. Merritt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book examines the varied and fascinating ways in which the series of non-monarchical regimes of England’s civil wars and interregnum interacted with the unique locality and community of ... More

Witchcraft Narratives in GermanyRothenburg, 1561-1652

Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Alison Rowlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Given the widespread belief in witchcraft and the existence of laws against such practices, why did witch-trials fail to gain momentum and escalate into ‘witch-crazes’ in certain parts of early ... More

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