History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Naval Miscellany

    Volume VIII

    Edited by Brian Vale

    The contents of this, the eighth of the Navy Records Society’s Miscellany series, chronicles the activities and adventures of the Royal Navy, its officials, its officers and its men - both in British employment and out of it – over a period of some six hundred years. Ranging from the reign of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700 book cover

    The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720: Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People book cover

    A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Rural History book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 1990, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the rural history and provide an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine social change in rural communities approaching the industrial revolution, whilst…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 

  • London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666

    Disaster and Recovery

    By Jacob F Field

    On the 2 September 1666 a fire broke out in London’s Pudding Lane that burned for three days, destroying over 13,000 houses and 87 parish churches. Drawing upon both qualitative and quantitative sources, Disaster and Recovery examines how London and the nation at large reacted to this devastating…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–63

    By Angela Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 

  • Thomas Cranmer book cover

    Thomas Cranmer

    By Susan Wabuda

    Thomas Cranmer’s place in English history is firmly established, yet the complexities of his character have remained obscure and he continues to be one of the most problematic figures of the Tudor period. Susan Wabuda’s biography sheds fresh light not only on the private Cranmer, but also on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania

    Transatlantic Connections

    By Richard C. Allen

    Exploring the emigration to colonial Pennsylvania of Welsh members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), this book appraises their experiences during a period of unparalleled change. It begins by exploring why Welsh Quakers left their homes and families for an unknown future, thousands of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 

  • Medicine and the Science of the Stars

    Astrological Physick in Early Modern England

    By Louise Hill Curth

    Despite the modern view of astrology as a pseudoscience, the movements and corresponding effects of the stars played a major role in early modern English society and culture. This holds particularly true of its use in "physick" [the contemporary term for medicine]. As it had for centuries,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 

  • Industry in England: Historical Outlines book cover

    Industry in England

    Historical Outlines

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Originally published in 1912, Industry in England provides a complete history of industry and industrial changes in England from pre-roman times to modern England as it stood in the early twentieth century. Using Gibbons’ previous text The Industrial History of England as a base, this work aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan book cover

    Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan

    By Charlotte von Verschuer, Wendy Cobcroft

    The majority of studies on the agricultural history of Japan have focused on the public administration of land and production, and rice, the principal source of revenue, has received the most attention. However, while this cereal has clearly played a decisive role in the public economy of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-24 
    Needham Research Institute Series

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