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Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law

Annabel S. Brett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141930
eISBN:
9781400838622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141930.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This is a book about the theory of the city or commonwealth, what would come to be called the state, in early modern natural law discourse. It takes a fresh approach by looking at this political ... More


Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Huw Griffiths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book provides a sustained, formalist and theoretically-informed reading of the multiple body parts that litter the dialogue and action of Shakespeare’s history plays, including Henry V, Richard ... More


The Crafting of Identity and the Division of Political Labour

Carolyn James

in A Renaissance Marriage: The Political and Personal Alliance of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490-1519

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199681211
eISBN:
9780191761195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The use of gender as a category of historical analysis has prompted historians to rethink the modalities of politics during the Renaissance period. While women were rarely rulers in their own right, ... More


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