History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Individuality in Early Modern Japan: Thinking for Oneself book cover

    Individuality in Early Modern Japan

    Thinking for Oneself, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nosco

    Two of the most commonly alleged features of Japanese society are its homogeneity and its encouragement of conformity, as represented by the saying that the nail that sticks up gets pounded. This volume’s primary goal is to challenge these and a number of other long-standing assumptions regarding…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
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  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors book cover

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts book cover

    Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Dupré, Christine Göttler

    In early modern Europe, discernment emerged as a key notion at the intersection of various domains in both learned and artisanal cultures. Often used synonymously with judgment, ingenuity, and taste, discernment defined the ability to perceive and understand the secrets of nature and art, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period book cover

    Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes

    During the early modern period there was a natural correspondence between how artists might benefit from the knowledge of mathematics and how mathematicians might explore, through advances in the study of visual culture, new areas of enquiry that would uncover the mysteries of the visible world.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
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  • The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555 book cover

    The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555

    1st Edition

    By Matteo Salvadore

    From the 14th century onward, political and religious motives led Ethiopian travelers to Mediterranean Europe. For two centuries, their ancient Christian heritage and the myth of a fabled eastern king named Prester John allowed the Ethiopians to engage the continent's secular and religious elites…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
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  • The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change: The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England book cover

    The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change

    The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By George Yerby

    This study brings a new perspective to a pivotal debate: the causes of the English Revolution. It pinpoints the economic motives behind the opposition to the crown, and shows their connection to the changing mind-set and political transitions of the time. Distinctively, it identifies the radicalism…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
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  • Jesuits at the Margins: Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769) book cover

    Jesuits at the Margins

    Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769), 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Coello de la Rosa

    In the past decades historians have interpreted early modern Christian missions not simply as an adjunct to Western imperialism, but a privileged field for cross-cultural encounters. Placing the Jesuit missions into a global phenomenon that emphasizes economic and cultural relations between Europe…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
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  • Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700 book cover

    Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    By Lien Bich Luu

    Immigration is not only a modern-day debate. Major change in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a surge of political and religious refugees moving across the continent. Estimates suggest that from 1550 to 1585 around 50,000 Dutch and Walloons from the southern Netherlands…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
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  • The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era book cover

    The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Germano Maifreda

    Established in 1542, the Roman Inquisition operated through a network of almost fifty tribunals to combat heretical and heterodox threats within the papal territories. Whilst its theological, institutional and political aspects have been well-studied, until now no sustained work has been undertaken…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
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  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture book cover

    Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
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