History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700: Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities book cover

    Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700

    Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities, 1st Edition

    By Joseph S. Freedman

    Published in 1999. The articles in this collection focus on instruction - and writings arising from that instruction - in philosophy and the arts during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries with emphasis on Central Europe. The introduction brings together and expands upon many of the topics…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art book cover

    The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art

    1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    In The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art, Katherine T. Brown explores the lore of the apocryphal character of Veronica and the history of the "true image" relic as factors in the Franciscans’ placement of her character into the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) as the Sixth Station, in both…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
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  • The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England: From Brass Pots to Clocks book cover

    The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England

    From Brass Pots to Clocks, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Sear, Ken Sneath

    The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England explores the rise of consumerism from the end of the medieval period through to the beginning of the nineteenth century. The book takes a detailed look at when the 'consumer revolution' began, tracing its evolution from the years following the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Information and Power in History: Towards a Global Approach book cover

    Information and Power in History

    Towards a Global Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ida Nijenhuis, Marijke van Faassen, Ronald Sluijter, Joris Gijsenbergh, Wim de Jong

    The relationship between information and power is a relevant subject for all times. Today’s perceived ‘information revolution’ has caused information to become a separate object of study during the last two decades for several disciplines. As the contemporary perspective is dominant, information…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
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    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth-century London. This collection…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition: The Art Of Enargeia book cover

    Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition

    The Art Of Enargeia, 1st Edition

    By Lynette Bosch

    This book employs a new approach to the art of sixteenth-century Europe by incorporating rhetoric and theory to enable a reinterpretation of the origin of Mannerism as being grounded in sixteenth-century spirituality.  Lynette Bosch examines the conceptual vocabulary found in sixteenth-century…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • European Expansion and Representations of Indigenous and African Peoples: A Distorted Vision book cover

    European Expansion and Representations of Indigenous and African Peoples

    A Distorted Vision, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Gallup-Díaz

    This book contains a bold, multifaceted interpretation of early English imperial actions by examining the ways in which English empire-builders and travellers interacted with Indigenous and African peoples during the long process of colonization in the Americas. Ignacio Gallup-Díaz argues that…

    Paperback – 2020-02-13 
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  • Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy: Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle book cover

    Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy

    Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle, 1st Edition

    By John T. Young

    Published in 1998, this is a fundamental re-assessment of the world-view of the alchemists, natural philosophers and intelligencers of the mid 17th century. Based almost entirely upon the extensive and hitherto little-researched manuscript archive of Samuel Hartlib, it charts and contextualises the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Francesco Bartolomeo Conti: His Life and Music book cover

    Francesco Bartolomeo Conti

    His Life and Music, 1st Edition

    By Hermine Weigel Williams

    First Published in 1999, Hermine Weigel Williams’ study draws on more than thirty years of research to fill this noticeable lacuna , and presents here the first full scale life and works of the composer for over ninety years. Part One of the book surveys the biographical aspects of Conti’s career.…

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  • A War of Ideas: British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792–1802 book cover

    A War of Ideas

    British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792–1802, 1st Edition

    By Emma Vincent Macleod

    The responses of British people to the French Revolution has recently received considerable attention from historians. British commentators often expressed a sense of the novelty and scale of European wars which followed, yet their views on this conflict have not yet attracted such thorough…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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