History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Olaus Magnus, A Description of the Northern Peoples, 1555: Volume III book cover

    Olaus Magnus, A Description of the Northern Peoples, 1555

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by P.G. Foote

    The Swedish scholar and prelate, Olaus Magnus (1490-1557), last Catholic archbishop of Uppsala, lived the latter half of his life in exile. His devotion to his country and his people never faltered, nor his determination to give them a glorious place on the European cultural map by his writings. On…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • New Worlds?: Transformations in the Culture of International Relations Around the Peace of Utrecht book cover

    New Worlds?

    Transformations in the Culture of International Relations Around the Peace of Utrecht, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inken Schmidt-Voges, Ana Crespo Solana

    The Peace of Utrecht (1713) was perhaps the first political treaty that had a global impact. It not only ended a European-wide conflict, but also led to a cessation of hostilities on the American continent and Indian subcontinent, as well as naval warfare worldwide. More than this, however - as the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Romantic Wars: Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793�1822 book cover

    Romantic Wars

    Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793�1822, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Shaw

    Romantic Wars is a collection of eight specially commissioned essays focusing on the relations between British Romantic culture (poetry, fiction, painting, and non-fictional prose) and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Whilst in recent years much attention has been paid to the influence of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Making Space Public in Early Modern Europe: Performance, Geography, Privacy book cover

    Making Space Public in Early Modern Europe

    Performance, Geography, Privacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Vanhaelen, Joseph P. Ward

    Broadening the conversation begun in Making Publics in Early Modern Europe (2009), this book examines how the spatial dynamics of public making changed the shape of early modern society. The publics visited in this volume are voluntary groupings of diverse individuals that could coalesce through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy book cover

    Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill

    Sixteenth century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to Scholasticism, Humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. Unlike most overviews of this period, The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus: Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture book cover

    Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform book cover

    Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform

    1st Edition

    By Douglas N. Dow

    Focusing on artists and architectural complexes which until now have eluded scholarly attention in English-language publications, Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform examines through their art programs three different confraternal organizations in Florence at a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture book cover

    Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Ann Marie Borys

    The first English-language overview of the contributions to Renaissance architectural culture of northern Italian architect Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548-1616), this book introduces Anglophone architects and historians to a little-known figure from a period that is recognized as one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78) book cover

    The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78)

    1st Edition

    By Juan E. Tazón

    This book was published in 2003. Thomas Stukeley was one of the most colourful characters of the Elizabethan age, whose exploits brought him fame and notoriety throughout Europe. Described variously as picturesque, quixotic, cloudy minded, remarkable, and (by Evelyn Waugh) as a "preposterous and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09
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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform book cover

    Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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