History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
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    Routledge Companions

  • Enlightenment and Political Fiction: The Everyday Intellectual book cover

    Enlightenment and Political Fiction

    The Everyday Intellectual, 1st Edition

    By Cecilia Miller

    The easy accessibility of political fiction in the long eighteenth century made it possible for any reader or listener to enter into the intellectual debates of the time, as much of the core of modern political and economic theory was to be found first in the fiction, not the theory, of this age.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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  • Nature in the History of Economic Thought: How Natural Resources Became an Economic Concept book cover

    Nature in the History of Economic Thought

    How Natural Resources Became an Economic Concept, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel Wolloch

    From antiquity to our own time those interested in political economy have with almost no exceptions regarded the natural physical environment as a resource meant for human use. Focusing on the period 1600-1850, and paying particular attention to major figures including Adam Smith, T.R. Malthus,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
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  • Prints in Translation, 1450–1750: Image, Materiality, Space book cover

    Prints in Translation, 1450–1750

    Image, Materiality, Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Edward H. Wouk

    Printed artworks were often ephemeral, but in the early modern period, exchanges between print and other media were common, setting off chain reactions of images and objects that endured. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, musical or scientific instruments, and armor exerted their own influence…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
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  • Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

    1st Edition

    By Diana Bullen Presciutti

    The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public’s imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical period of innovation and development in charitable discourses. As charity toward foundlings became a political priority, the patrons and supporters of foundling hospitals…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
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  • Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

    Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature through the contributors' engagement with gender as the conceptual locus of analysis in terms of femininity, masculinity, and the spaces in between. Collectively,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women’s Geographical Education book cover

    Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women’s Geographical Education

    1st Edition

    By Judith A. Tyner

    From the late eighteenth century until about 1840, schoolgirls in the British Isles and the United States created embroidered map samplers and even silk globes. Hundreds of British maps were made and although American examples are more rare, they form a significant collection of artefacts.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting book cover

    William Hunter's World

    The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Geoffrey Hancock, Nick Pearce, Mungo Campbell

    Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and the fact that his collection is the foundation of Scotland's oldest public museum, The Hunterian, until now there has been no comprehensive examination in a single volume of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury book cover

    The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury

    1st Edition

    By H.L. Meakin

    Lady Anne Bacon Drury (1572-1624) was the granddaughter and niece of two of England's Lord Keepers of the Great Seal, Sir Nicholas Bacon and Sir Francis Bacon. Lady Anne was also the friend and patroness of John Donne and Joseph Hall; however, she deserves to be remembered in her own right.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
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  • George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City book cover

    George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

    1st Edition

    By Julia King

    During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield's contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield's career…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
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  • Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century) book cover

    Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara F. Matthews-Grieco

    In Renaissance and early modern Europe, various constellations of phenomena-ranging from sex scandals to legal debates to flurries of satirical prints-collectively demonstrate, at different times and places, an increased concern with cuckoldry, impotence and adultery. This concern emerges in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989): Volume III: National Fictions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989)

    Volume III: National Fictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1989, this is the third of three volumes exploring the changing notions of patriotism in British life from the thirteenth century to the late twentieth century and constitutes an attempt to come to terms with the power of the national idea through a historically informed critique…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

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