History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700 book cover

    The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720: Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People book cover

    A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People, 1st Edition

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • 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
    Routledge

  • The Making of Christian Malta: From the Early Middle Ages to 1530 book cover

    The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge

  • Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts book cover

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts

    1st Edition

    By Renana Bartal

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art book cover

    The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andaleeb Badiee Banta

    Venetian artistic giants of the sixteenth century, such as Giorgione, Vittore Carpaccio, Titian, Jacopo Sansovino, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, and their contemporaries, continued to shape artistic development, tastes in collecting, and modes of display long after their own practices ended.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Food Hawkers

    Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Calaresu, Danielle van den Heuvel

    Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers. Focusing on the food trades, this multi-disciplinary volume explores the dynamics of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • Cultures of Selling: Perspectives on Consumption and Society since 1700 book cover

    Cultures of Selling

    Perspectives on Consumption and Society since 1700, 1st Edition

    By Laura Ugolini

    Edited by John Benson

    The study of consumption and its relationship to cultural and social values has become a vibrant and important field in recent years. Hitherto however, relatively few detailed and full length works on this topic have been published. In what will become a seminal volume, this book examines retail…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England book cover

    Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Spooner

    Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period – as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been using gardens for decades. Yet during the eighteenth century, society began to homogenise, and the urban elite also started demanding landscapes that would reflect their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico book cover

    Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. B. Allen

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe: New Perspectives book cover

    Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur J. DiFuria

    Exploring the rich variety of pictorial rhetoric in early modern northern European genre images, this volume deepens our understanding of genre's place in early modern visual culture. From 1500 to 1700, artists in northern Europe pioneered the category of pictures now known as genre, portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Material Bernini book cover

    Material Bernini

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

23Series in Early Modern History 1500-1750

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