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Brepols Publishers

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About Brepols Publishers

Brepols is a long-established, international academic publisher specialising in the humanities. The focus of its publications lies in “source-works” from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. By this is meant critical editions of original texts and documents in their original language, reference works such as encyclopaedias, handbooks and bibliographies, as well as monograph studies and cutting-edge research.

Brepols Publishers’ mission is to publish works with an outstanding academic reputation in the field of Europe’s cultural roots and sphere of influence. Such publications fall mainly within the disciplines of history and archaeology, language and literature, music, art and architectural history.


For individual requests: Laura Viskens from Brepols will join the Publisher-Panel „Meet and Talk“ on Wednesday 11.30 am -12.30 pm CEST.

Online database

Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH)

The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) is an essential tool for researchers working on British and Irish history at every level and throughout the world. Given the global reach of British and Irish history, the bibliographic database provides extensive coverage of scholarly content relating to Britain, Ireland, the British empire and Commonwealth and the British world, from 55BC to the present.

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Free trial

Brepols offers a one-week free trial of the BBIH for participants of the ENIUGH congress during the week of June 21st to 27th.

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Open Access

The Territories of Philosophy in Modern Historiography

Edited by Catherine König – Pralong, Mario Meliadò & Zornitsa Radeva

This book investigates how, from the seventeenth century onward, philosophers, philologists and historians described various world ‘cultures’, colonized the past (or national pasts), and thus invented Europe’s philosophical nature.

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Objets nomads. Circulations matérielles, appropriations et formation des identités à l'ère de la première mondialisation, XVIe-XVIIIe siècles

Edited by Ariane Fennetaux, Anne-Marie Miller Blaise & Nancy Oddo

Est-il possible d’écrire une histoire globale ? Et comment s’abstraire du point de vue surplombant et européocentré d’une telle entreprise ? Plutôt que de présenter la fresque totalisante d’un système monde hiérarchisé, ce livre propose de suivre les pérégrinations d’objets rendus nomades par le développement du commerce et des échanges à l’époque moderne pour tenter d’en cerner les contours.

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Collecting and Empires. An Historical and Global Perspective

Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan & Eva-Maria Troelenberg

Building on previous work on European and Colonial object histories, this collection of essays approaches the subject of collecting and empires from a global and inclusive comparative perspective by addressing selection of the greatest empires the world has known from Han China to Hellenistic Greece to Aztec Mexico to the Third Reich.

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Pregnancy and Childbirth in the Premodern World. European and Middle Eastern Cultures, from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance

Edited by Costanza Gislon Dopfel, Alessandra Foscati & Charles Burnett

This volume of contributions from international scholars offers a cross-cultural and multi-period analysis of pregnancy and childbirth traditions in Western and Middle Eastern cultures. The studies focus on the ideas, practices, and visual representations surrounding pregnancy and birth-giving from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance. With its variety of topics and specializations, the volume encourages a global comparative approach to the cultural narrative surrounding the activities and attitudes connected to conception and birth.

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