Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience
By examining medieval female saints' lives in dialogue with modern film theories, a trans-historical spectrum of visual experience is revealed: medieval saint and modern moviegoer are connected in the...
This book brings together a team of scholars representing a broad range of interests and new approaches in medieval studies to explore the interactions of secular power and sacral authority in central...
The King's Body Never Dies
This book offers thirteen case studies from premodern and contemporary Europe that demonstrate the process through which political corporations-bodies politic-were and continue to be constructed and...
Sexual Ideas, Attitudes and Practices in Europe
This collection brings together a group of leading scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore the history of sexual desires and the transformation of sexual ideas, attitudes, and practices in...
Five centuries of social history collected by the International Institute of Social History
This book looks back on seventy-five years of the IISH and its collections, with a focus on creative ideas and people who fought for radical change, from Karl Marx to Aung San Suu Kyi, the French...
This volume brings together a group of prominent contributors to consider the topics of government and warfare in Tuscany and Venice in the Renaissance.