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The following list is a selection of highlights.
For an overview of publications scheduled to be released within the next three months, please refer to our forthcoming titles page. An overview of recently published titles is available on our recent titles page. Listings over a longer period or more specific requests are available through our online catalogue. You can also browse through our publications by series or navigate through our series by subject.
Authority Revisited: Towards Thomas More and Erasmus in 1516
W. François, V. Soen, A. Dupont, A. A. Robiglio (eds)

In-depth essays on Desiderius Erasmus’s Novum Instrumentum and Thomas More’s Utopia, which were both published for the first time in 1516 in Basel and Leuven respectively, and which have contributed dramatically to the rise of (early) modern Western thought and thoroughly influenced subsequent generations in their literary, philosophical and theological works

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Contrasts of the Nordic Bronze Age. Essays in Honour of Christopher Prescott
Knut Ivar Austvoll, Lene Melheim, et al (eds)

This innovative volume draws on a range of materials and places to explore the disparate facets of Bronze Age society across the Nordic region through the key themes of time and trajectory, rituals and everyday life, and encounters and identities.

First volume in the new book series: The Archaeology of Northern Europe

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Meltdown! Picturing the World’s First Bubble Economy
M. Viljoen, M. Martin, N. Dubin

This book focuses on the depiction of the first international financial crisis following the 1720 collapse of stock market bubbles in England, France and the Netherlands.

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Religions et alimentation. Normes alimentaires, organisation sociale et représentations du monde
R. Gounelle, A.-L. Zwilling, Y. Lehmann (éd)

Le présent ouvrage interroge, dans une perspective interdisciplinaire, la portée religieuse du rapport à la nourriture et décline la dimension sacrée des repas et de l’alimentation.

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Minorities in Contact in the Medieval Mediterranean
C. Almagro Vidal, J. Tearney-Pearce, L. Yarbrough (eds)

An alternative perspective on minority encounters in the medieval Mediterranean

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Gustav Mahler, The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)
Henry-Louis de La Grange

This long awaited revised volume I completes Henry-Louis de La Grange's four-volume English language biography of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), which is widely considered to be the definitive work on the subject.


Completed, Revised and Edited by Sybille Werner

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Princely Funerals in Europe, 1400-1700
M. Chatenet, M. Gaude-Ferragu, G. Sabatier (eds)

Panorama of royal and princely ceremonial, their evolution from the end of the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century and their diffusion throughout the Courts of Europe.

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Games and Visual Culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
V. Kopp, E. Lapina (eds)

The volume contributes to reconstruction of medieval and early modern gaming culture through analysis of visual and material evidence.

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The Church of the East in Central Asia and China
S. N.C. Lieu, G. Thompson (eds)

A collection of papers on the history of Christianity along the Silk Road and in pre-modern China, pushing back the frontier of knowledge in a fast developing new area of research.

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Johann Schreck Terrentius, SJ. His European Network and the Origins of the Jesuit Library in Peking
N. Golvers

The scholarly network and background of a Jesuit polymath, Johann Terrentius (1576-1630), in Europe (1600-1618) and his work as a China missionary (1619-1630), in alchemy, medicine, mathematics, botany, etc.; founder of Jesuit libraries in China and Jesuit scholarship, aiming at the transmission of knowledge to China.

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The Corpse in the Middle Ages: Embalming, Cremating, and the Cultural Construction of the Dead Body
R. Schmitz-Esser

This book examines the mechanisms by which this cultural construction of the body took place in medieval Europe. The result is a fascinating story that leads deep into medieval theories and social practices, into the discourses of the time and the daily life experiences during this epoch.

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The Carolingian Revolution. Unconventional Approaches to Medieval Latin Literature I
Francesco Stella

Presents samples of experimental methods for reading medieval Latin texts, especially Carolingian literature.

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Journal for the History of Environment and Society, vol. 5
COVID-19 and Environmental History

The 5th volume of the Journal for the History of Environment and Society is now available (in Open Access) and focusses on COVID-19 and Environmental History.

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Quasi aurora consurgens. The Victorine theological anthropology and its decline
Csaba Németh

The present work tries to set the Victorine theological anthropology in the context of doctrinal history.

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Bernard de Clairvaux et la philosophie des Cisterciens du XIIe siècle
C. Trottmann

Bernard de Clairvaux, philosophe? Une école cistercienne au XIIe siècle? Telles sont les deux questions affrontées dans chacune des parties de ce livre.

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Egeria, Journey to the Holy Land
P. F. Bradshaw

The Itinerarium Egeriae is the travel diary of a late-fourth-century visit to Egypt and Palestine by a Christian woman from Western Europe. This is the first ever edition of the Latin text to be accompanied by an English translation in parallel.

First volume in the new book series Brepols Library of Christian Sources

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Benedict XV: A Pope in the World of the 'Useless Slaughter' (1914-1918)
A. Melloni, G. Cavagnini, G. Grossi (eds)

This volume provides a comprehensive and systematic reference work about a key figure in church history that has all too often been neglected.

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Château Gaillard. Etudes de castellologie médiévale, vol. 29. Vivre au Château
P. Ettel, A.-M. Flambard Héricher, K. O'Conor (éd.)

Les quarante-quatre contributions de cet ouvrage émanent de représentants des douze pays participants et les nombreux posters présentés ont permis de faire le point sur les fouilles actuelles, notamment sur les recherches conduites sur les châteaux de la région Hauts de-France.

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The Art & Science of Illuminated Manuscripts: A Handbook
S. Panayotova (ed.)

This book is designed to provide a guide for art historians, conservators and manuscript scholars to understand and support the increasingly popular cross-disciplinary research efforts focused on non-invasive scientific analyses of illuminated manuscripts.

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