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Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA).

Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.

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  • Lutheran Humanists and Greek Antiquity
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2009
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    • This book probes attitudes towards Greek antiquity by Lutheran humanists, posited in their sixteenth century context within the framework of Protestant universal history, pedagogical concerns, and the newly made acquaintance with Byzantine texts and post-Byzantine Greeks.
  • Luwian Identities
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2013
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    • The Luwians inhabited Anatolia and Syria some three thousand years ago. The present collective volume addresses the questions of their homeland, material and spiritual culture, and relationship with neighbors. It strives to promote Luwian studies as a new interdisciplinary research field.
  • L’Apocalypse des animaux (1 Hen 85-90): une propagande militaire?
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2007
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    • By showing the absence of elements that reflect military propaganda in the Animal Apocalypse, this book proposes a new understanding of 1 Enoch 85-90 as the apology of a reform group that has Enoch as its Patron and a peculiar theology of the history of Israel.
  • L’art du siège néo-assyrien
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2012
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    • In <i>L'art du siège néo-assyrien</i>, Fabrice De Backer offers a synthesis of all the means, machines, people and tactics employed to take or defend a city during the Neo-Assyrian period.
  • Madness in Medieval Law and Custom
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2010
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    • This essay collection examines aspects of mental impairment from a variety of angles to unearth medieval perspectives on mental affliction. This volume on madness in the Middle Ages elucidates how medieval society conceptualized mental afflictions, especially in law and culture.
  • Magic and Divination at the Courts of Burgundy and France
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 1997
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    • This volume presents a critical edition of Laurens Pignon's treatise <i>Contre les devineurs</i> (1411) and examines its literary and historical context of courtly magic and astrology in Burgundy and France during the reign of Charles VI.
  • Magic, Body and the Self in Eighteenth-Century Sweden
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2008
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    • Providing a unique insight into early modern notions of body and self, this book offers a comprehensive interpretation of Swedish witchcraft in the eighteenth century and its endurance as every day social practice in the age of Enlightenment.
  • Magical Practice in the Latin West
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2009
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    • Most studies of Graeco-Roman magic focus on the Greek texts. Stimulated by important recent finds of Latin curse-tablets, this collection of essays for the first time tries to define the nature and extent of the originality of magical practice in the Latin West
  • Maji Maji
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2010
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    • This volume reexamines the Maji Maji war of 1905-07 in Tanzania, the largest African rebellion against European colonialism. Contributors provide histories of previously neglected localities and groups, and new insight into the use of protective medicines believed to provide invulnerability.
  • Makarius, das Thomasevangelium und das Lied von der Perle
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 1967
  • Making History
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2006
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    • The encounter between interpretation and history in the writings of Josephus provides the conceptual framework for this collection of essays. In particular, the question of historical method, both ancient and modern, is explored from a variety of perspectives.
  • Making Nations, Creating Strangers
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2007
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    • This book explores the instrumental manipulation of citizenship and narrowing definitions of national-belonging which refract political struggles in Zimbabwe, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Somalia, Tanzania, and South Africa, where conflicts are legitimated through claims of exclusionary nationhood and redefinitions of citizenship.
  • Making Peoples Heard
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • A leading theme in this impressive collection of essays in honour of Professor Gudmundur Alfredsson is the advancement of international rules and mechanisms to empower individuals, groups and peoples everywhere to pursue their rights nationally, regionally and internationally. The book deals with the many areas of international law and national policies and practices in which important progress has been made since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for better protection of human rights in the modern world. It equally provides a critical discussion of the difficulties and failures in various areas and probes questions and issues that are pending solution at the national, regional or universal levels.
  • Making Semantics Pragmatic
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • A collection of invited papers that intends to explore the nature of the semantics/pragmatics interface by examining the extent to which the analysis of certain expressions or constructions can be pragmaticised. It contains papers that address the topic of 'making pragmatics semantic'.
  • Making a Living between Crises and Ceremonies in Tana Toraja
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2013
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    • <i>Making a Living between Crisis and Ceremonies</i> offers an account on the practice of everyday life of the Torajan people both in the highlands of Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia) and elsewhere (Makassar, Jakarta, Maleisië).
  • Making and Remaking Mosques in Senegal
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2012
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    • This book constitutes a seminal contribution to the fields of Islamic architectural history and gender studies. It is the first major empirical study of the history and current state of mosque building in Senegal and the first study of mosque space from a gender perspective.
  • Making the New Post-Soviet Person
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2010
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    • Based on life-historical research with five Muscovites, this book provides an intimate portrait of their experience of the post-Soviet years as a period of intense refashioning of moral personhood. This process is revealed as uniquely personal, socially shared, and globally influenced.
  • Male Domination, Female Revolt
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: July 2009
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    • Drawing on Marxist-feminist theory, this book examines women’s resistance to, and subversion of, patriarchal authority, as respresented in Kuwaiti women’s fiction. It demonstrates that Kuwaiti/Arabian Gulf women are not as submissive as commonly (mis)represented in academia and the media.
  • Male Friendship in Ming China
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2007
  • Mamluks and Animals
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2012
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    • In <i>Mamluks and Animals: Veterinary Medicine in Medieval Islam</i> Housni Alkhateeb Shehada offers the first comprehensive study of veterinary medicine, its practitioners and its patients in the medieval Islamic world, with special emphasis on the Mamluk period (1250-1517).

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