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Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800: Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800: Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Paula Findlen
January 01, 2021

Early Modern Things supplies fresh and provocative insights into how objects – ordinary and extraordinary, secular and sacred, natural and man-made – came to define some of the key developments of the early modern world. Divided into six parts this book explores; the ambiguity of things,...

Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction

Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction

1st Edition

Anna French
October 17, 2019

Early Modern Childhood is a detailed and accessible introduction to childhood in the early modern period, which guides students through every part of childhood from infancy to youth and places the early modern child within the broader social context of the period. Drawing on the work of recent...

Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction

Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction

1st Edition

Susan Broomhall
December 16, 2016

Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four sections...

Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800: Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800: Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

1st Edition

Paula Findlen
December 10, 2012

What can we learn about the past by studying things? How does the meaning of things, and our relationship to them, change over time? This fascinating collection taps a rich vein of recent scholarship to explore a variety of approaches to the material culture of the early modern world (c.1500-1800)....

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