History: Tudor & Stuart History

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Elizabethan Secretariat and the Signet Office: The Production of State Papers, 1590-1596 book cover

    The Elizabethan Secretariat and the Signet Office

    The Production of State Papers, 1590-1596, 1st Edition

    By Angela Andreani

    This book investigates the work of the Elizabethan secretariat during the fascinating decade of the 1590s, when, after the death of Francis Walsingham, the place of principal secretary remained vacant for six years. Through original sources in the collections of the State Papers and Cecil Papers,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Letters Between Mothers and Daughters book cover

    Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Caine

    There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • Shakespeare at Work, 1592-1603 book cover

    Shakespeare at Work, 1592-1603

    1st Edition

    By G.B. Harrison

    Shakespeare against the background of his times, his world of the theatre and his dramatic development through the last years of Elizabeth’s reign. Originally published in 1933 and republished in 1958, this great work is an imagining, in plain narrative, of the life of Shakespeare backed with…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • The Age of Absolutism 1660-1815 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Age of Absolutism 1660-1815 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Max Beloff

    The end of eighteenth century is often regarded as the watershed between the feudal Europe of the Middle Ages and the modern Europe of the nineteenth century and beyond. The chronology covered in this title, first published in 1954, is vast, and yet covers an intellectually stimulating and exciting…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Tudor Law of Treason (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction book cover

    The Tudor Law of Treason (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By John Bellamy

    This title, first published in 1979, was ground-breaking in its exploration of the understudied area of the Tudor law of treason. Bellamy first examines the scope of that law, noting the inheritance from the Middle Ages, the effectiveness of the new statutes and interpretation of the law by the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women in Stuart England and America: A Comparative Study book cover

    Women in Stuart England and America

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Roger Thompson

    Originally published in 1974, this study offers valuable perspectives on the status and roles of women in Stuart England and in the newly settled colonies of North America, particularly Massachusetts and Virginia. Incorporating both new research on the subject, and the findings of other scholars on…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

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