"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
-Winston Churchill


Eugene Rice & Anthony Grafton, The Foundation of Early Modern Europe
H. G. Koenigsberger, Early Modern Europe, 1500-1789
Hans Baron, Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance
Gene Brucker, Renaissance Florence
Jacob Burkhardt, Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
Paul Oskar Kristeller, Renaissance Thought and Its Sources
Eugenio Garin, Italian Humanism: Philosophy, and Civic Life in the Renaissance

Scientific Revolution
Anthony Grafton, Defenders of the Text
Quentin Skinner, Foundations of Modern Political Thought
Elizabeth Eisenstein, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change
Frances Yates, Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
Peter Dear, Revolutionizing the Sciences
Steven Shapin, The Scientific Revolution
-----, A Social History of Truth
Mario Biagioli, Galileo, Courtier
Thomas Kuhn, Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Pamela Long, Openness, Secrecy, Authorship
Paolo Rossi, Philosophy, Technology, and the Arts in the Early Modern Era

Susan Brigden, New Worlds, Lost Worlds
Mark Kishlansky, A Monarchy Transformed
Patrick Collinson, “The Monarchical Republic of Elizabeth I”
Geoffrey Elton, Reform and Renewal
Geoffrey Elton, The Tudor Revolution in Government
Michael A. R. Graves, Thomas Norton, The Parliament Man
J. G. A. Pocock, The Machiavellian Moment
Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish
Leanda de Lisle, After Elizabeth

Civil War/Rebellion
Conrad Russell, Causes of the English Civil War
Ethan Shagan, Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution
David Underdown, Revel, Riot, and Rebellion
Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down
Antonia Fraser, Faith and Treason

Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic
Christopher Haigh, English Reformations
Ethan Shagan, Popular Politics and the English Reformation
John Bossy, Christianity in the West
Euan Cameron, The European Reformation
Brad Gregory, Salvation at Stake
Alan MacFarlane, Witchcraft in Tudor-Stuart England
Peter Burke, Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe
Carlo Ginzburg, The Cheese and the Worms
Carlo Ginzburg, Night Battles
Barbara Diefendorf, Beneath the Cross
Sara T. Nalle, Mad for God
Diarmond MacCulloch, The Reformation:  A History
Paul Seaver, Wallington's World
Eamon Duffy, The Stripping of the Altars
Robin Briggs, Witches and Neighbors
Anne Barstow, Witchcraze

Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel
Alfred Crosby, Ecological Imperialism
Garrett Mattingly, The Armada
Garrett Mattingly, Renaissance Diplomacy
Bernard Bailyn, The Peopling of British North America
David Fisher, Albion’s Seed
Nabil Matar, Turks, Moors, and Englishmen
Eric Wolf, Europe and the People Without History
Lila Abu-Lughod, Before European Hegemony

Merry Wiesner, Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe
Natalie Zemon Davis, The Return of Martine Guerre
Natalie Zemon Davis, Society and Culture in Early Modern France
Lyndal Roper, The Holy Household