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  • Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England

    By Charlotte-Rose Millar

    This book represents the first systematic study of the role of the Devil in English witchcraft pamphlets for the entire period of state-sanctioned witchcraft prosecutions (1563-1735). It provides a rereading of English witchcraft, one which moves away from an older historiography which underplays…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • 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
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    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
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    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment

    By Steffen Ducheyne

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars. The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between 1660 and 1825, spanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    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
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    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
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  • 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
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    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
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, Tara Hamling, David Gaimster

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe marks the arrival of early modern material culture studies as a vibrant, fully-established field of multi-disciplinary research. The volume provides a rounded, accessible collection of work on the nature and significance of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
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    Routledge History Handbooks

  • 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
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    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures 1200-1450

    Edited by Constant J Mews, Anna Welch

    Ever since the time of Francis of Assisi, a commitment to voluntary poverty has been a controversial aspect of religious life. This volume explores the interaction between poverty and religious devotion in the mendicant orders between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries. While poverty has often…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
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    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Reading Humility in Early Modern England

    By Jennifer Clement

    While humility is not especially valued in modern Western culture, Jennifer Clement argues here, it is central to sixteenth- and seventeenth-century understandings of Christian faith and behavior, and is vital to early modern concepts of the self. As this study shows, early modern literary…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
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  • 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
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  • 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
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