Book Series

New Book Series: New Transculturalisms, 1400–1800

Series Editors: Ann Rosalind Jones, Jyotsna G. Singh, and Mihoko Suzuki Contact: Megan Laddusaw, megan.laddusaw@palgrave-usa.com This series presents studies of early modern contacts and exchanges among the states, polities, cultures, religions, and entrepreneurial organizations of Europe; Asia, including the Levant and East India/Indies; Africa; and the Americas. Books investigate diverse figures, such as travelers, merchants, …

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New Book Series: Scientiae Studies

The major premise of the Scientiae Studies series is that knowledge during the early modern period was pre-disciplinary, and that, similarly, theories and practices, confronted with a rapidly growing body of new objects, had yet to be separated into their modern ‘scientific’ configurations. As a result of such premise, this is a forum ideally suited to innovative interdisciplinary discourses and strands of intellectual …

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New Book Series – Monsters and Marvels: Alterity in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

This series is dedicated to the study of cultural constructions of difference, abnormality, the monstrous, and the marvelous from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including the history of science and medicine, literary studies, the history of art and architecture, philosophy, gender studies, disability studies, critical race studies, ecocriticism, and other forms of critical theory. Single-author volumes and collections of original essays that cross disciplinary boundaries are …

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New Book Series: Food Culture, Food History (13th- 19th centuries)

The history and culture of food has been the object of wide-ranging methodological approaches: literary, cultural, economic, and material, to name just a few. The expanding interest that food has elicited in the past few decades confirms the importance of a field that is still very much in the making, while it continues to elicit contributions from all the major disciplines.   …

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New Book Series: Cultures of Play, 1300-1700

Cultures of Play, 1300-1700 provides a forum for investigating the full scope of medieval and early modern play, from toys and games to dramatic performances, from etiquette manuals and literary texts to bulls and tractates, from jousting to duels, and from education to early scientific investigation. Inspired by the foundational work of Johan Huizinga as well as later contributions by Roger Caillois, Eugen …

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New Book Series: Early Modern Court Studies

The early modern court in Europe was a political and cultural powerhouse and a hotbed of confessional intrigue, factional rivalry and international diplomacy. With a potent confluence of power, prestige and capital, the court set the tone for cultural innovation and fashions, provided for large numbers of people in food, board, wages and/or perquisites, while also being responsible for safeguarding the nation’s …

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Maritime Humanities, 1400–1800: Cultures of the Sea

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary in its approach, Maritime Humanities, 1400–1800: Cultures of the Sea welcomes books from across the full range of humanities subjects, and invites submissions that conceptually engage with issues of globalization, post-colonialism, eco-criticism, environmentalism, and the histories of science and technology. Series Editors Claire Jowitt, University of East Anglia, UK John McAleer, …

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Christianities Before Modernity

New book series from MIP SERIES EDITORS RABIA GREGORY, University of Missouri, Columbia KATHLEEN E. KENNEDY, Pennsylvania State University, Brandywine SUSANNA A. THROOP, Ursinus College CHARLENE VILLASEÑOR BLACK, UCLA ADVISORY BOARD Adnan A. Husain, Queen’s University István Perczel, Central European University Eyal Poleg, Queen Mary University of London Carl S. Watkins, Magdalene College, Cambridge