History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Virgilian Tradition: Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Virgilian Tradition

    Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Craig Kallendorf

    The essays in this collection approach the reception of the Roman poet Virgil in early modern Europe from the perspective of two areas at the center of current scholarly work in the humanities: book history and the history of reading. The first group of essays uses Virgil's place in post-classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
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  • The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History book cover

    The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History

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    By Nancy S. Struever

    In the articles collected here Nancy Struever explores the basic assumption that rhetoric is not simply a bag of persuasive tricks, but functions, necessarily, as a mode of inquiry investigating not simply the mechanics of production and reception of discourse, but the psychological factors of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern book cover

    Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern

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    By N.A.M. Rodger

    The articles collected here (two appearing for the first time in English) cover a number of topics central to naval history and illustrate the author's contention that this is not only, or even chiefly, a distinct area of special study, but rather a central theme running through the history of…

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  • Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870 book cover

    Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Crosland

    This second collection of studies by Maurice Crosland has as a first theme the differences in the style and organisation of scientific activity in Britain and France in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Science was more closely controlled in France, notably by the Paris Academy of Sciences, and…

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  • Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries

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    By István Vásáry

    The setting for the studies collected here is the West-Eurasian steppe region, extending from present-day Kazakhstan through southern Russia, Ukraine and Moldavia to the Carpathian Basin. The first articles deal with pre-Mongol, Turkic peoples of the region and their relations with the Byzantine…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Humanism and Renaissance Civilization book cover

    Humanism and Renaissance Civilization

    1st Edition

    By Charles G. Nauert

    The essays collected in this volume represent many years of Professor Nauert's research and teaching on the history of Renaissance humanism, and more particularly on humanism north of the Alps. Much of the early work involved the significant but often-overlooked history of humanism at the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700 book cover

    The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700

    1st Edition

    By A.R. Disney

    The studies brought together in this volume were published over the last thirty years and are concerned, directly or indirectly, with the Portuguese presence in India between about 1500 and 1650. They have been arranged into four groups of which the first, 'The Portuguese in India', includes pieces…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • The New Science of Geology: Studies in the Earth Sciences in the Age of Revolution book cover

    The New Science of Geology

    Studies in the Earth Sciences in the Age of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Martin J.S. Rudwick

    The science of geology was constructed in the decades around 1800 from earlier practices that had been significantly different in their cognitive goals. In the studies collected here Martin Rudwick traces how it came to be recognised as a new kind of natural science, because it was constituted…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
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  • Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797 book cover

    Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797

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    By Benjamin Ravid

    The Jewish community of early modern Venice was perhaps the leading Jewish community of its time. It emerged as a response to the desire of the Venetian government to make credit readily available and, toward the end of the 16th century, it greatly expanded as Venice, faced with a serious decline…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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  • Courts and Courtiers in Renaissance Northern Italy book cover

    Courts and Courtiers in Renaissance Northern Italy

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    By Stephen Kolsky

    The extraordinary cultural Renaissance in the northern Italian courts of the late 15th and early 16th centuries is the subject of this volume. It starts with Baldessar Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (1528) which encapsulates this sense of renewal: his experiences at court and their subsequent…

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  • Concord and Reform: Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century book cover

    Concord and Reform

    Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Morimichi Watanabe, Thomas M. Izbicki

    Nicholas of Cusa is known as one of the most original philosophers of the 15th century, but by training he was a canon lawyer who received his degree from the University of Padua in 1423. The essays in this book analyse his legal and political ideas against the background of medieval religious,…

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  • Dubrovnik: A Mediterranean Urban Society, 1300–1600 book cover

    Dubrovnik: A Mediterranean Urban Society, 1300–1600

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    By Barisa Krekic

    This second volume of the author’s studies opens with a new survey of the recent historiography of Dubrovnik, and also contains four items specially translated from Serbo-Croat. The first part deals with aspects of daily life in this Mediterranean city, including analyses of the differing attitudes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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