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Highlights

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.
NEW SERIES: Techne
Knowledge, Technique, and Material Culture

General Editors: Koen Vermeir & Dániel Margócsy

The Techne series publishes books in all fields of history that examine the skills, techniques, technologies or material cultures of knowledge, including media.

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The Literary Legacy of Byzantium. Editions, Translations, and Studies in Honour of Joseph A. Munitiz SJ
B. Roosen, P. Van Deun (eds.)

16 contributions in honour of the leading Byzantinist Father Joseph A. Munitiz and the 40th anniversary of the Corpus Christianorum, Series Graeca.

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Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean: Vol. V: Tigridian Region
Edited by Elena Rova

An up-to-date and richly illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of the 3rd millennium BC in the Upper Tigris region of Northern Iraq and South-eastern Turkey.

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Documenting the Everyday in Medieval Europe. The Social Dimensions of a Writing Revolution, 1250-1350
Paul Bertrand

Explores the complex relations between the written word and medieval society by focusing on the proliferation of administrative and business documents during the so-called ‘long thirteenth century’.

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Change in Medieval and Renaissance Scripts and Manuscripts
Ed. by Martin Schubert & Eef Overgaauw

Proceedings of the 19th Colloquium of the Comité international de paléographie latine (Berlin, 16-18 September, 2015) 

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Undressing Rubens. Fashion and Painting in Seventeenth-Century Antwerp
Edited by A.D. Newman & L. Nijkamp

A range of perspectives on the convergence of costume, art and history in the early modern Low Countries.

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Strangeness and Recognition: Mystery and Familiarity in Renaissance Paintings of Christ
Chloë Reddaway

"A transformative new work of scholarship: beautifully written and intellectually challenging, this book has made me think again about pictures I thought I knew well." (Caroline Campbell, Director of Collections and Research, the National Gallery, London)

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Felsina Pittrice: Volume IX: Life of Guido Reni (Carlo Cesare Malvasia)
Edited by E. Cropper & L. Pericolo

Based on a radical reassessment of the historical documentation and a profound investigation of Malvasia’s art criticism, these volumes offer the most thorough treatment to date of the artist’s work.

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Subaltern City? Alternative and Peripheral Urban Spaces in the Pre-modern Period (13th-18th Centuries)
D. Menjot, P. Clark (eds)

The first detailed attempt to examine critically the concept of 'subaltern' or alternative and peripheral spaces in the pre-modern city.

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Au prisme du manuscrit: regards sur la littérature française du Moyen Âge (1300-1550)
Edité par Sandra Hindman & Elliot Adam

La richesse de cet ensemble d’études réside dans les perspectives nouvelles apportées à la discipline de l’histoire du livre.

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NEW SERIES: Music, Science and Technology

General Editor: Massimiliano Sala

First volume: Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

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Collecting and Empires. An Historical and Global Perspective
Maria Wellington Gahtan & Eva-Maria Troelenberg

The comparative historical investigation of imperialism through the lens of collecting practices, museum archetypes and museums proper, helps shape our understanding of contemporary aesthetics and diversity management as well as helps identify what is imperial about our own approaches to material culture.

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A Cosmic Liturgy: Qumran's 364-Day Calendar
A. Osborne

This clearly-argued work sheds new light on the liturgy associated with the 364-day calendar used at Qumran and its foundation in early myths.

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Crusading Europe. Essays in Honour of Christopher Tyerman
G.E.M. Lippiatt, J. Bird (eds)

A volume of essays exploring the European motivations, practicalities, and legacies of the crusades with essays by leading medieval historians evaluating and extending the life-long work of Christopher Tyerman, who has emphasized the study of the influence of crusading on all aspects of life in medieval and early modern Europe.

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Notam superponere studui. The Use of Annotation Symbols in the Early Middle Ages
Evina Steinová

This book represents the first systematic study of annotation symbols used in the Latin West between c. 400 and c. 900.

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NEW JOURNAL ISSUE: Ikon 12-2019
Journal of Iconographic Studies

Thematic issue dedicated to "Iconography of Pain".

Cut in Alabaster: a Material of Sculpture and its European Traditions 1330-1530
Kim Woods

SPECIAL WEB PRICE UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2019

"We have had to wait a long time for such an intelligent and well-researched overview of European late medieval alabaster sculpture, but have been rewarded with a splendid and multi-faceted volume that will both stimulate the student and inform the specialist." (Paul Williamson, in: The Art Newspaper, Number 314, July/August 2019, p. 11)

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