History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe book cover

    A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

    By Charlie Steen

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World book cover

    Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge engages with the ongoing conversation among historians of science and medicine, what is a scientific network, how does it form and what work does it do in making knowledge? Building on over two decades of work on the republic of letters and long-distance networks this…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Labor before the Industrial Revolution: Work, Technology and their Ecologies in an Age of Early Capitalism book cover

    Labor before the Industrial Revolution

    Work, Technology and their Ecologies in an Age of Early Capitalism

    By Thomas Max Safley

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Frederick W Gibbs

    This book presents a uniquely broad and pioneering history of premodern toxicology by exploring how late medieval and early modern (c. 1200–1600) physicians discussed the relationship between poison, medicine, and disease. Drawing from a wide range of medical and natural philosophical texts—with an…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Remembering the Jagiellonians book cover

    Remembering the Jagiellonians

    Edited by Natalia Nowakowska

    Remembering the Jagiellonians is the first study of international memories of the Jagiellonians (1386-1596), one of the most powerful but lesser known royal dynasties of Renaissance Europe. It explores how the Jagiellonian dynasty been remembered since the early modern period and assesses its role…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge
    Remembering the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

  • Witchcraft: The Basics book cover

    Witchcraft: The Basics

    By Marion Gibson

    Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power book cover

    Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London

    Edited by J Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth century London played a major role in civic life not merely as spectacle but as a means of formulating, articulating, and often transforming civic identity. Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • History, Memory and Public Life: The Past in the Present book cover

    History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present

    Edited by Adam Sutcliffe, Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight

    History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in public life today. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical and applied aspects of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Impure and Worldly Geography: Pierre Gourou and Tropicality book cover

    Impure and Worldly Geography

    Pierre Gourou and Tropicality

    By Gavin Bowd, Daniel Clayton

    By re-examining French geographer Pierre Gourou's work, this book highlights the significant (yet only partially understood) role he played in shaping how the tropical world was viewed during the 20th century. It does so by connecting Gourou to the idea of 'tropicality' - a discourse which…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • The Practice of Scholarly Communication: Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe, 1550–1700 book cover

    The Practice of Scholarly Communication

    Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe, 1550–1700

    By Vladimír Urbánek, Iva Lelková

    Digital humanities have become an integral part of the academic landscape, providing scholars with unique opportunities to explore the past in imaginative and innovative ways. Demonstrating the exciting possibilities of such approaches, this volume draws upon the increasing availability of on-line…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Universal Reform: Studies in Intellectual History, 1550-1700

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