Beat Kümin is Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, UK. He is the author of The Communal Age in Western Europe c. 1100-1800 (2013), Drinking Matters: Public Houses and Social Exchange in Early Modern Central Europe (2007) and The Shaping of a Community: The Rise & Reformation of the English Parish c. 1400-1560 (1996). He is also the editor of A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age (2012), Political Space in Pre-industrial Europe (2009) and The European World 1500-1800: An Introduction to Early Modern History (2nd Ed., 2014), amongst other volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
David Gentilcore is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of Pomodoro! (2010) and Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.