History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Académie Royale: A History in Portraits book cover

    Académie Royale

    A History in Portraits, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Williams

    From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion of French art theory, education, and practice, this engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
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  • Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration book cover

    Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy

    The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration, 1st Edition

    By Minou Schraven

    Celebrated at the heart of a notoriously unstable period, the Vacant See, papal funerals in early modern Rome easily fell prey to ceremonial chaos and disorder. Charged with maintaining decorum, papal Masters of Ceremonies supervised all aspects of the funeral, from the correct handling of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Culture, Ideology and Politics (Routledge Revivals): Essays for Eric Hobsbawm book cover

    Culture, Ideology and Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays for Eric Hobsbawm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Gareth Stedman Jones

    First published in 1982, this book is inspired the ideas generated by Eric Hobsbawm, and has taken shape around a unifying preoccupation with the symbolic order and its relationship to political and religious belief. It explores some of the oldest question in Marxist historiography, for example the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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  • People's History and Socialist Theory (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    People's History and Socialist Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1981, this book brings together different types of work by numerous fragmented groups in the field of Marxist history and puts them in dialogue with each other. It takes stock of then recent work, explores the main new lines, and looks at the political and ideological…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850 book cover

    Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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  • Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800 book cover

    Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin, Hoang Anh Tuan

    This book presents extensive new research findings on and new thinking about Southeast Asia in this interesting, richly diverse, but much understudied period. It examines the wide and well-developed trading networks, explores the different kinds of regimes and the nature of power and security,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Political Economy of Mercantilism book cover

    The Political Economy of Mercantilism

    1st Edition

    By Lars Magnusson

    Since the days of Adam Smith, Mercantilism has been a hotly debated issue. Condemned at the end of the 18th century as a "false" system of economic thinking and political practice, it has returned paradoxically to the forefront in regard to issues such as the creation of economic growth in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics book cover

    Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE book cover

    Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE

    1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of warfare in India up to the point where the British began to dominate the sub-continent. It discusses issues such as how far was the relatively bloodless nature of pre-British Indian warfare the product of stateless Indian society? How far did technology…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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    Asian States and Empires

  • Social Thought in England, 1480-1730: From Body Social to Worldly Wealth book cover

    Social Thought in England, 1480-1730

    From Body Social to Worldly Wealth, 1st Edition

    By A.L. Beier

    Authorities ranging from philosophers to politicians nowadays question the existence of concepts of society, whether in the present or the past. This book argues that social concepts most definitely existed in late medieval and early modern England, laying the foundations for modern models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
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  • The Cid and His Spain book cover

    The Cid and His Spain

    1st Edition

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain book cover

    The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain

    1st Edition

    By Abdulwahid Dhanun Taha

    In the seventh and eighth centuries, the Muslim Arabs conquered large areas of North Africa and then, with the help of their former adversaries in North Africa, the Berbers, gained a decisive victory over the Visigoths in Spain. This book, first published in 1989 and based on Arabic and other…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

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