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Medieval and Early Modern History

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Between Sahara and Sea

Africa in the Roman Empire

David Mattingly’s long-awaited book on North Africa and the Romans

Women’s Bookscapes in Early Modern Britain

Reading, Ownership, Circulation

Rediscovering and reframing the rich and multifaceted history of early modern British women’s book ownership and library compilation

The Birth of the Archive

A History of Knowledge

The dynamic but little-known story of how archives came to shape and be shaped by European culture and society

Virtuous Necessity

Conduct Literature and the Making of the Virtuous Woman in Early Modern England

A new way of looking at behavioral expectations for women in early modern England

Epiphanius of Cyprus

Imagining an Orthodox World

Brings a balanced perspective to a controversial scholar of heresies

The Media Players

Shakespeare, Middleton, Jonson, and the Idea of News

News culture in England grew—not coincidentally—as a spectacular era of theatrical production and innovation reigned

The Strange and Terrible Visions of Wilhelm Friess

The Paths of Prophecy in Reformation Europe

Studying the prophecies of Wilhelm Friess and the interconnectedness of textual and print history

The Age of Attila

Fifth-Century Byzantium and the Barbarians

Revised Edition

A classic brought back in print with an introduction and notes by David S. Potter

Printing and Prophecy

Prognostication and Media Change 1450-1550

Examining possible connections between prophecy and changes in media in the century after Gutenberg

The Information Master

Jean-Baptiste Colbert's Secret State Intelligence System

A fascinating inquiry into Jean-Baptiste Colbert's collection of knowledge

History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

The Afterlife of Pope Joan

Deploying the Popess Legend in Early Modern England

Investigates representations of the legend of Pope Joan in Early Modern England and their implications on social, political, and religious thought