History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Portuguese Painting at the End of the Ancien Régime c. 1799-1807: History, Monarchy and the Empire book cover

    Portuguese Painting at the End of the Ancien Régime c. 1799-1807

    History, Monarchy and the Empire

    By Foteini Vlachou

    Caught in the conflict between France and Great Britain, Portuguese statesmen and diplomats struggled to maintain the country’s elusive neutrality during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Foreign as well as domestic policies were impacted by concerns about the fate of Portugal’s empire and the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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  • George Ripley’s Compound of Alchymy (1591): Compound of Alchymy book cover

    George Ripley’s Compound of Alchymy (1591)

    Compound of Alchymy

    Edited by Stanton J. Linden

    This title was first published in 2001. Biographical details for George Ripley (c.1415-c.1490), one of England’s best-known alchemical authorities, are sketchy, but he is known to have travelled widely on the Continent in search of alchemical wisdom. Whilst a canon regular at the Augustinian priory…

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  • Corps and Clienteles: Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715 book cover

    Corps and Clienteles

    Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715

    By Mark Potter

    This title was first published in 2003. Few historians would deny that Louis XIV's France dominated the political, cultural and military landscape of late seventeenth century Europe. Yet, the financial foundations on which French hegemony were based remain open to question. Traditionally the regime…

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  • Women and Men in Early Modern Venice: Reassessing History book cover

    Women and Men in Early Modern Venice

    Reassessing History

    By Satya Datta

    Title first published in 2003. In Women and Men in Early Modern Venice, Satya Datta, from a theoretically informed perspective, focuses on two inter-related topics: reassessing the empiricist tradition of Venetian historiography, and highlighting the issue of human experience by investigating the…

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  • The Stuart Court in Rome: The Legacy of Exile book cover

    The Stuart Court in Rome

    The Legacy of Exile

    Edited by Edward Corp

    Title first published in 2003. When the Stuarts left Britain after the 'Glorious Revolution' they established an important court in exile, first in France, then for most of the eighteenth century in Italy. Jacobites who could not hope to see their careers furthered at the Hanoverian court in London…

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  • The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85 book cover

    The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85

    By Philip Benedict

    This title was first published in 2001. Using fresh archival evidence and a broad range of methodological perspectives, this collection of ten essays explores the world of France’s Huguenots between the Edict of Nantes and its Revocation. Studies that range from a meticulous nationwide…

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  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England book cover

    Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

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  • Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland: Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730 book cover

    Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland

    Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730

    Edited by David George Mullan

    This title was first published in 2003.This edition presents writings by early modern Scottish women about women-namely themselves. From about 1660, Scottish women began to express themselves, sometimes extensively, in religious prose. Here David Mullan showcases selections of these women's…

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  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

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  • Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries

    By Benjamin Arbel

    This title was first published in 2000: The role of Cyprus as a meeting-point of different civilisations and as a focus of international contention are key themes in this volume. The history and society of the island kingdom under Frankish, then Venetian rule are examined in a wider…

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  • Dorothy Osborne: Letters to Sir William Temple, 1652–54: Observations on Love, Literature, Politics and Religion book cover

    Dorothy Osborne: Letters to Sir William Temple, 1652–54

    Observations on Love, Literature, Politics and Religion

    Edited by Kenneth Parker

    This title was first published in 2002: As attested to by scholars from Macaulay via Virginia Woolf to more recent critics, the letters of Dorothy Osborne (b. 1627) are not only the most elegant, but are also the most consistently readable in the language. In this revised and updated edition of her…

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  • The Diaries of Lorenzo Warriner Pease, 1834-1839: An American Missionary in Cyprus and his Travels in the Holy Land, Asia Minor and Greece book cover

    The Diaries of Lorenzo Warriner Pease, 1834-1839

    An American Missionary in Cyprus and his Travels in the Holy Land, Asia Minor and Greece

    Edited by Rita C. Severis

    This title was first published in 2003. Lorenzo Warriner Pease was sent as an American missionary to Cyprus, arriving there on 25 November 1834; he died in August 1839. His eleven manuscript diaries, now preserved in the Union Theological Seminary in New York, cover his journey to Cyprus, his time…

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