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  • Brand Luther
    Brand Luther (English, Paperback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation's 500th anniversary...

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  • The Invention of News
    The Invention of News (English, Paperback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

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  • The Invention of News
    The Invention of News (English, Hardback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

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  • Brand Luther
    Brand Luther (English, Hardback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation's 500th anniversary...

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  • Lost Books
    Lost Books (English, Hardback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    Questions of survival and loss bedevil the study of early printed books. Many early publications are not particularly rare, but many have disappeared altogether. Here leading specialists in the field explore different strategies for recovering this lost world of print.

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  • Broadsheets
    Broadsheets (English, Hardback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    A landmark study of single-sheet publishing during the first two centuries after the invention of printing. Long disregarded as ephemera or cheap print, broadsheets emerge as both a crucial communication medium and an essential underpinning of the economics of the publishing industry.

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  • The Book in the Renaissance
    The Book in the Renaissance (English, Paperback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    The dawn of print was a major turning point in the early modern world. This book reconstructs the first 150 years of the world of print, exploring the complex web of religious, economic and cultural concerns surrounding the printed word.

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  • Satan and the Scots
    Satan and the Scots (English, Hardback) Dr. Michelle D. Brock

    Frequent discussions of Satan from the pulpit, in the courtroom, in print, in self-writings, and on the streets rendered the Devil an immediate and assumed presence in early modern Scotland. For some, especially those engaged in political struggle, this produced a unifying effect by providing a proximate enemy for communities to rally around. For others, the Reformed Protestant emphasis on the...

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  • Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603
    Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603 (English, Hardback) Brett Usher

    Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603 examines the selection and promotion of bishops within the shifting sands of ecclesiastical politics at the Elizabethan court, drawing on the copious correspondence of leading politicians and clerical candidates as well as the Exchequer records of the financial arrangements accompanying each appointment. Beginning in 1577, the book picks up the narrative...

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  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 25
    Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 25 (English, Hardback) Dr. Andrew Pettegree

    A collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians.

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  • Sin and Salvation in Reformation England
    Sin and Salvation in Reformation England (English, Hardback) Dr. Jonathan Willis

    Notions of which behaviours comprised sin, and what actions might lead to salvation, sat at the heart of Christian belief and practice in early modern England, but both of these vitally important concepts were fundamentally reconfigured by the reformation. Remarkably little work has been undertaken exploring the ways in which these essential ideas were transformed by the religious changes of the...

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  • Dying, Death, Burial and Commemoration in Reformation Europe
    Dying, Death, Burial and Commemoration in Reformation Europe (English, Hardback) Elizabeth C. Tingle, Dr. Jonathan Willis

    In recent years, the rituals and beliefs associated with the end of life and the commemoration of the dead have increasingly been identified as of critical importance in understanding the social and cultural impact of the Reformation. The associated processes of dying, death and burial inevitably generated heightened emotion and a strong concern for religious propriety: the ways in which funerary...

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  • The Singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541
    The Singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541 (English, Hardback) Dr. Daniel Trocme-Latter

    Music was, in some form or another, a pastime enjoyed by all in sixteenth-century society, and a fundamental part of their lives. It was both through the use of music and partly as a result of its existence that many religious changes occurred during the Reformation. This book explores the part played by music, especially group singing, in the unfolding of the Protestant reforms in Strasbourg. It...

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  • The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World
    The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World (English, Hardback) Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    In the Early Modern period - as both reformed and Catholic churches strove to articulate orthodox belief and conduct through texts, sermons, rituals, and images - communities grappled frequently with the connection between sacred space and behavior. The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World explores individual and community involvement in the approbation, reconfiguration...

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  • Public Religious Disputation in England, 1558-1626
    Public Religious Disputation in England, 1558-1626 (English, Hardback) Joshua Rodda

    With a focus on England from the accession of Elizabeth I to the mid-1620s, this book examines the practice of public, academic religious disputation between opposing Catholic, Protestant and nonconformist puritan divines. Introducing a form of discourse hitherto neglected.

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  • Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice
    Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice (English, Hardback) Timothy Duguid

    During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all backgrounds memorised and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. This book is the first to consider both English and Scottish metrical psalmody.

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  • Andrew Melville (1545-1622)
    Andrew Melville (1545-1622) (English, Hardback) Dr. Steven J. Reid

    With the exception of John Knox, no one did more to shape the Scottish Reformation than Andrew Melville. Remembered chiefly as a firebrand defender of radical Presbyterianism and reformer of the Scottish university system.

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  • Following Zwingli
    Following Zwingli (English, Hardback) Luca Baschera, Professor Bruce Gordon

    During the sixteenth-century reform movement, Zwingli and his humanist colleagues in Zurich sought biblical, historical, literary, and political models to shape and defend their radical reforms. This book explores history, scholarship, and memory and examines the immediacy of antiquity, early Christianity.

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  • Practical Predestinarians in England, c. 1590-1640
    Practical Predestinarians in England, c. 1590-1640 (English, Hardback) Leif Dixon

    The belief that God eternally and unalterably decrees the election of one part of humankind and the reprobation of the rest has not aged well, but in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the doctrine of predestination was publicised and popularised to an extent unparalleled in the history of Christianity. Why was this.

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  • The Search for Authority in Reformation Europe
    The Search for Authority in Reformation Europe (English, Hardback) Dr Elaine Fulton

    Representing a new approach to an important subject this volume of essays widens the understanding and interpretation of 'authority' in debates on the Protestant Reformation. Based upon original and recent research, each essay builds with careful scholarship on solid historiographical foundations.

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