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Editors: Professor Lyndal Roper, Professor Christopher Wickham

Past and Present Publications comprise books similar in character to the articles in the journal Past and Present. Whether the volumes in the series are collections of essays - some previously published, others new studies - or monographs, they encompass a wide variety of scholarly and original works primarily concerned with social, economic and cultural changes, and their causes and consequences. They will appeal to both specialists and non-specialists and communicate the results of historical and allied research in readable and lively form.

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There are 116 books in this series...

A Contested Nation

History, Memory and Nationalism in Switzerland, 1761–1891

A Contested Nation

History, Memory and Nationalism in Switzerland, 1761–1891

A Medieval Society

The West Midlands at the End of the Thirteenth Century

After Chartism

Class and Nation in English Radical Politics 1848–1874

After Chartism

Class and Nation in English Radical Politics 1848–1874

An Island for Itself

Economic Development and Social Change in Late Medieval Sicily

Biology, Medicine and Society 1840–1940

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Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570–1640

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Commoners

Common Right, Enclosure and Social Change in England, 1700–1820

Crime and Law in England, 1750–1840

Remaking Justice from the Margins
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Crime and Law in England, 1750–1840

Remaking Justice from the Margins
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Crime in Seventeenth-Century England

A County Study

Crisis of Feudalism

Crowds and History

Mass Phenomena in English Towns, 1790–1835

Desolation of a City

Coventry and the Urban Crisis of the Late Middle Ages

Deviance and Power in Late Medieval London

Disputes and Settlements

Law and Human Relations in the West

Emperor and Priest

The Imperial Office in Byzantium

Emperor and Priest

The Imperial Office in Byzantium

English Rural Society, 1500–1800

Essays in Honour of Joan Thirsk
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English and French Towns in Feudal Society

A Comparative Study

Epidemics and Ideas

Essays on the Historical Perception of Pestilence

Eternal Victory

Triumphal Rulership in Late Antiquity, Byzantium and the Early Medieval West

Fair Shares for All

Jacobin Egalitarianism in Practice

Fair Shares for All

Jacobin Egalitarianism in Practice

Family and Inheritance

Rural Society in Western Europe, 1200–1800

Fashioning Adultery

Gender, Sex and Civility in England, 1660–1740
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Fashioning Adultery

Gender, Sex and Civility in England, 1660–1740
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French Society and the Revolution

From Slavery to Feudalism in South-Western Europe

Gender in Early Modern German History

Gender in Early Modern German History

Geography, Technology, and War

Studies in the Maritime History of the Mediterranean, 649–1571

God Speed the Plough

The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500–1660

God Speed the Plough

The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500–1660

Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses

Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe
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Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses

Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe
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Horses, Oxen and Technological Innovation

The Use of Draught Animals in English Farming from 1066–1500

Land and Popular Politics in Ireland

County Mayo from the Plantation to the Land War

Landlords, Peasants and Politics in Medieval England

Lords and Peasants in a Changing Society

The Estates of the Bishopric of Worcester, 680-1540

Lordship, Knighthood and Locality

A Study in English Society, c.1180–1280

Lordship, Knighthood and Locality

A Study in English Society, c.1180–1280

Nationalism and Popular Protest in Ireland

Praise and Paradox

Merchants and Craftsmen in Elizabethan Popular Literature
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Puritanism and Theatre

Rebellion, Community and Custom in Early Modern Germany

Rebellion, Popular Protest and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Rethinking the Age of Reform

Britain 1780–1850

Rethinking the Age of Reform

Britain 1780–1850

Rituals of Royalty

Power and Ceremonial in Traditional Societies

Searches for an Imaginary Kingdom

The Legend of the Kingdom of Prester John

Small Books and Pleasant Histories

Popular Fiction and its Readership in Seventeenth-Century England

Social Relations and Ideas

Essays in Honour of R. H. Hilton

  • Edited by T. H. Aston, P. R. Coss, Christopher Dyer, Joan Thirsk
  • Paperback | Published April 2009
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Society, Politics and Culture

Studies in Early Modern England

Studies in Ancient Greek and Roman Society

Studies in Ancient Greek and Roman Society

Studies on Byzantine Literature of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

The Brenner Debate

Agrarian Class Structure and Economic Development in Pre-industrial Europe

The Castilian Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

New Perspectives on the Economic and Social History of Seventeenth-Century Spain

The Castilian Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

New Perspectives on the Economic and Social History of Seventeenth-Century Spain

The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Early Modern Germany

Protestant and Catholic Piety, 1500–1648
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The Culture of Clothing

Dress and Fashion in the Ancien Régime

The Development of the Family and Marriage in Europe

The English Rising of 1381

The First Modern Society

Essays in English History in Honour of Lawrence Stone

  • Edited by A. L. Beier, David Cannadine, James M. Rosenheim
  • Paperback | Published November 2005
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The Inquisition

A Global History 1478–1834

The Inquisition

A Global History 1478–1834

The Margins of Society in Late Medieval Paris

  • Bronislaw Geremek, Translated by Jean Birrell, Foreword by Jean-Claude Schmitt
  • Paperback | Published April 2006
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The Moral World of the Law

The Moral World of the Law

The Origins of the English Gentry

The Origins of the English Gentry

The Peasants of Ottobeuren, 1487–1726

A Rural Society in Early Modern Europe
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The Peasants of Ottobeuren, 1487–1726

A Rural Society in Early Modern Europe
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The Political Economy of Shopkeeping in Milan, 1886–1922

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The Political Economy of Shopkeeping in Milan, 1886–1922

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The Sense of the People

Politics, Culture and Imperialism in England, 1715–1785

The Sense of the People

Politics, Culture and Imperialism in England, 1715–1785

The Wild and the Sown

Botany and Agriculture in Western Europe, 1350–1850

The Wild and the Sown

Botany and Agriculture in Western Europe, 1350–1850

Travel and Ethnology in the Renaissance

South India through European Eyes, 1250–1625
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Travel and Ethnology in the Renaissance

South India through European Eyes, 1250–1625
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Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution

The Colchester Plunderers

Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution

The Colchester Plunderers

Winstanley 'The Law of Freedom' and other Writings

Witchcraft Persecutions in Bavaria

Popular Magic, Religious Zealotry and Reason of State in Early Modern Europe

  • Wolfgang Behringer, Translated by J. C. Grayson, David Lederer
  • Hardback | Published December 1997
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Witchcraft Persecutions in Bavaria

Popular Magic, Religious Zealotry and Reason of State in Early Modern Europe

  • Wolfgang Behringer, Translated by J. C. Grayson, David Lederer
  • Paperback | Published November 2003
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Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Studies in Culture and Belief
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Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Studies in Culture and Belief
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