History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Beyond the Grand Tour: Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour book cover

    Beyond the Grand Tour

    Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Sweet, Gerrit Verhoeven, Sarah Goldsmith

    Travel in early modern Europe is frequently represented as synonymous with the institution of the Grand Tour, a journey undertaken by elite young males from northern Europe to the centres of the arts and antiquity in Italy. Taking a somewhat different perspective, this volume builds upon recent…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
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  • Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Lure of the Other book cover

    Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Lure of the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Norton

    The topic of religious conversion into and out of Islam as a historical phenomenon is mired in a sea of debate and misunderstanding. It has often been viewed as the permanent crossing of not just a religious divide, but in the context of the early modern Mediterranean also political, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Imagining Early Modern Histories book cover

    Imagining Early Modern Histories

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ketner, Allison Kavey

    Interpreting textual mediations of history in early modernity, this volume adds nuance to our understanding of the contributions fiction and fictionalizing make to the shape and texture of versions of and debates about history during that period. Geographically, the scope of the essays extends…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
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  • Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism book cover

    Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism

    1st Edition

    By Marjon Ames

    Intensely persecuted during the English Interregnum, early Quakers left a detailed record of the suffering they endured for their faith. Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism is the first book to connect the suffering experience with the communication network that drew the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Milton's Italy: Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England book cover

    Milton's Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
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  • Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome book cover

    Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome

    1st Edition

    By Piers Baker-Bates

    Sebastiano del Piombo (c.1485-1547) was a close associate and rival of the central artistic figures of the High Renaissance, notably Michelangelo and Raphael. After the death of Raphael and the departure of Michelangelo from Rome, Sebastiano became the dominant artistic personality in the city.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Federico Barocci: Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
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  • The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682-1715 book cover

    The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682-1715

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands

    The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted 54 years from 1661 to 1715. But the second half of this personal rule has, until recently, received significantly less scholarly attention than the 1660s and 1670s. This has obscured some of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology: Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62 book cover

    The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62, 1st Edition

    By Angela Scattolin 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
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  • Gender and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Sweden: Queen Louisa Ulrika (1720-1782) book cover

    Gender and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Sweden

    Queen Louisa Ulrika (1720-1782), 1st Edition

    By Elise M. Dermineur

    This book retraces the life and experience of Princess Louisa Ulrika of Prussia (1720-1782), who became queen of Sweden, with a particular emphasis on her political role and activities. As crown princess (1744-1751), queen (1751-1771) and then queen dowager (1771-1782) of Sweden, Louisa Ulrika took…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation book cover

    The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art

    Materials, Power and Manipulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, Zuzanna Sarnecka

    This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active things:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
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  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World book cover

    The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted beyond Antiquity and were recovered during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The study focuses in depth on the way they were evoked in modern artistic culture and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
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