Tuesday, 14 September 2010

List of recommended books

Briggs, Robin, The West: Encounters and Transformations (Longman, 2007)
Cameron (ed), Early Modern Europe: An Oxford History (OUP, 2001)
___________The Sixteenth Century (OUP, 2006)
Clark, Stuart, Thinking with Demons: the Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (OUP, 1997)
Cowley, Roger, Empires of the Sea: the Final Battle for the Mediterranean (Faber, 2008)
Davis Natalie Zemon, The Return of Martin Guerre (Harvard University Press, 1983)

Ditchfield, Simon, ‘The Jesuits’, History Today, 57 (July, 2007), 52-9.
Elmer, Peter and Grell, Ole Peter, eds The Healing Arts: Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500–1800 (Manchester University Press, 2004)
Fraser, Antonia, The Weaker Vessel (many editions)
Ginzburg, Carlo, The Cheese and the Worms: the Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992)
Hoby, M., Diary of Lady Margaret Hoby, ed. Dorothy M. Meads (Routledge, 1936)
Houlbrooke, Ralph, Death, Religion and the Family in England 1480-1750 (Oxford UP, 2000)
Hufton, Olwen, The Prospect Before Her: A History of Women in Western Europe (HarperCollins, 1995).
Hutton, Ronald, The Rise and Fall of Merry England (Oxford UP, 1996)
Kamen, Henry, Early Modern European Society (Routledge, 2000)
Knecht, ‘The French Renaissance Court’, History Today, 57 (July, 2007), 40-7.
Koenigsberger H. G., Mosse, George L. and Bowler G. Q., Europe in the Sixteenth Century (Longman, 1989)
McConica, James, Erasmus (Oxford UP 1991)
MacCulloch, Diarmaid, Reformation: Europe’s House Divided 1490-1700 (Penguin, 2003)
McFarlane, Alan, Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England (Routledge, 1970)
MacKenney, Richard, Sixteenth-Century Europe: Expansion and Conflict (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1993)
McKitterick, David, Print, Manuscript and the Search for Order (Cambridge U P, 2003)
Mendelson, Sara and Crawford, Patricia, Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720 (Oxford UP, 1998).
O’Brian, Patrick, ed., Urban Achievements in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge UP, 2001)
Pettegree, Andrew, Europe in the Sixteenth Century (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).
Parker, Geoffrey, Empire War and Faith in Early Modern Europe (Penguin, 2003)
Rice, Eugene F. and Grafton, Anthony, The Foundations of Early Modern Europe 1460-1559, 2nd edn (Norton, 1994)
Roper, Lyndal, Oedipus and the Devil. Witchcraft, Sexuality and Religion in Early Modern Europe (Routledge, 1996)
_________ Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Modern Germany (Yale, 2005)
Sarti, Raffaella, Europe at Home: Family and Material Culture 1500-1800 ( Yale, 2002).
Thomas, Keith, Religion and the Decline of Magic (Penguin, 1973)
Watt, Tessa, Cheap Print and Popular Piety 1550-1640 (Cambridge UP, 1994)
Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E., Early Modern Europe, 1450-1789 (Cambridge UP, 2006)
Woolley, Benjamin, The Queen’s Conjuror (HarperCollins, 2001)
Wrightson, Keith, English Society 1580-1680 (Routledge, 1982)