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  • The Routledge History of the Renaissance

    Edited by William Caferro

    Drawing together the latest research in the field, The Routledge History of the Renaissance treats the Renaissance not as a static concept, but as one of ongoing change within an international framework. It takes as its unifying theme the idea of exchange and interchange through the movement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Crusading and the Crusader States

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Jotischky, Andrew Jotischky

    Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled society of the eleventh century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major crusading expeditions, offering insights into initial success…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Recovering the Past

  • The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600

    Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy

    Edited by Wim Blockmans, Mikhail Krom, Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600 explores the links between maritime trading networks around Europe, from the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to the North and Baltic Seas. Maritime trade routes connected diverse geographical and cultural spheres, contributing to a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • The Stuart Age

    England, 1603–1714, 5th Edition

    By Barry Coward, Peter Gaunt

    The Stuart Age provides an accessible introduction to England's century of civil war and revolution, including the causes of the English Civil War; the nature of the English Revolution; the aims and achievements of Oliver Cromwell; the continuation of religious passion in the politics of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Sexuality in Medieval Europe

    Doing Unto Others, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Mazo Karras

    Challenging the way the Middle Ages have been treated in general histories of sexuality, Sexuality in Medieval Europe shows how views at the time were conflicted and complicated; there was no single medieval attitude towards sexuality any more than there is one modern attitude. Focusing on marital…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Age of Reformation

    The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603, 2nd Edition

    By Alec Ryrie

    The Age of Reformation charts how religion, politics and social change were always intimately interlinked in the sixteenth century, from the murderous politics of the Tudor court to the building and fragmentation of new religious and social identities in the parishes. In this book, Alec Ryrie…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

  • Early Modern Emotions

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Early Modern Themes

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

    Edited by Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Dirk Schoenaers

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Death in Medieval Europe

    Death Scripted and Death Choreographed

    Edited by Joelle Rollo-Koster

    Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed explores new cultural research into death and funeral practices in medieval Europe and demonstrates the important relationship between death and the world of the living in the Middle Ages. Across ten chapters, the articles in this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Remembering the Crusades and Crusading

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch

    Remembering the Crusades and Crusading examines the diverse contexts in which crusading was memorialised and commemorated in the medieval world and beyond. The collection not only shows how the crusades were commemorated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but also considers the longer-term…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge
    Remembering the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

  • Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453

    By Bernard S Bachrach, David Bachrach

    Warfare in Medieval Europe c. 400-c.1453 provides a thematic discussion of the nature and conduct of war, including its economic, technological, social, and religious contexts, from the late Roman Empire to the end of the Hundred Years’ War. The geographical scope of this volume encompasses Latin…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources

    Edited by Laura Sangha, Jonathan Willis

    Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources is an introduction to the rich treasury of source material available to students of early modern history. During this period, political development, economic and social change, rising literacy levels, and the success of the printing press, ensured that the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Studying Late Medieval History

    A Thematic Approach

    By Cindy Wood

    Studying Late Medieval History is an accessible introduction for undergraduate history students wishing to understand the major topics of late medieval history. Examining the period from 1300–1550, this introductory guide offers an overview of 250 years of transformation, which saw technology,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • The European Witch-Hunt

    By Julian Goodare

    The European Witch-Hunt seeks to explain why thousands of people, mostly lower-class women, were deliberately tortured and killed in the name of religion and morality during three centuries of intermittent witch-hunting throughout Europe and North America. Combining perspectives from history,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Medieval East Central Europe in a Comparative Perspective

    From Frontier Zones to Lands in Focus

    Edited by Gerhard Jaritz, Katalin Szende

    Medieval East Central Europe in a Comparative Perspective draws together the new perspectives concerning the relevance of East Central Europe for current historiography by placing the region in various comparative contexts. The chapters compare conditions within East Central Europe, as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Women in Medieval Europe 1200-1500

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Ward

    Women in Medieval Europe explores the key areas of female experience in the later medieval period, from peasant women to Queens. It considers the women of the later Middle Ages in the context of their social relationships during a time of changing opportunities and activities, so that by 1500 the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe

    4th Edition

    By Brian P. Levack

    The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe, now in its fourth edition, is the perfect resource for both students and scholars of the witch-hunts written by one of the leading names in the field. For those starting out in their studies of witch-beliefs and witchcraft trials, Brian Levack provides a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Crusades and Memory

    Rethinking Past and Present

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch, Anne E. Lester

    Crusading was a religious movement involving papal authorization, the incentive of remission of sins, pious motivation on behalf of the individual, and the justification of holy war. Much recent historiography in this area has focused on resolving the questions of what a crusade was, and why people…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23
    Routledge

  • Spaces for Feeling

    Emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Spaces for Feeling explores how English and Scottish people experienced sociabilities and socialities from 1650 to 1850, and investigates their operation through emotional practices and particular spaces. The collection highlights the forms, practices, and memberships of these varied spaces for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    2nd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history. Covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2014-01-27
    Routledge

  • The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transitional phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-23
    Routledge

  • Childhood and Emotion

    Across Cultures 1450-1800

    Edited by Claudia Jarzebowski, Thomas Max Safley

    How did children feel in the Middle Ages and early modern times? How did adults feel about the children around them? This collection addresses these fundamental but rarely asked questions about social and family relations by bringing together two emerging fields within cultural history – childhood…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Medieval Primary Sources

    Using Historical Sources to Discover Medieval Europe

    Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal

    Medieval society created many kinds of records and written material which differ considerably, giving us such sources as last wills, sermons, manorial accounts, or royal biographies. Primary sources are an exciting way for students to engage with the past and draw their own ideas about life in the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources