History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Francesco Bartolomeo Conti: His Life and Music book cover

    Francesco Bartolomeo Conti

    His Life and Music, 1st Edition

    By Hermine Weigel Williams

    First Published in 1999, Hermine Weigel Williams’ study draws on more than thirty years of research to fill this noticeable lacuna , and presents here the first full scale life and works of the composer for over ninety years. Part One of the book surveys the biographical aspects of Conti’s career.…

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  • John Foxe: An Historical Perspective book cover

    John Foxe

    An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Loades

    First published in 1999, This book  is a wide-ranging and authoritative review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe’s Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between 1563 and 1583, up to the nineteenth century. Essays by…

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  • Religion and Society in Early Stuart England book cover

    Religion and Society in Early Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    First published in 1998, this book presents an overview of some recent debates on the history of religion in England from the accession of James I to the outbreak of the Civil War. Darren Oldridge rejects the polarisation of discussion on the meaning and impact of Laudianism’s innovations and the…

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  • John Knox and the British Reformations book cover

    John Knox and the British Reformations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger A. Mason

    Published in 1998. John Knox is one of the towering figures of the European reformation, his name synonymous with hard-line evangelical Protestantism, and his influence spreading far beyond his native Scotland. Yet no scholarly biography of Knox has appeared for over 20 years, and no attempt has…

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  • Politicians in the Pulpit: Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism book cover

    Politicians in the Pulpit

    Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Groth Lyon

    First published in 1999, the world of Christian radicalism in the first half of the nineteenth century is reconstructed here with thorough research by Eileen Groth Lyon. Christian radicals, during this period, sought to incite political action through the use of Scripture, using such themes as the…

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  • Stories of Chaos: Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative book cover

    Stories of Chaos

    Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Nick Davis

    First published in 1999, this volume re-examines narrative design in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Faerie Queene, King Lear and Paradise Lost. Written in a period newly set on finding practical application for available systems of reasoning, these texts confront in their different ways…

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  • Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800: Part II book cover

    Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.R. Russell-Wood

    First published in 1999, this volume is an ambitious attempt to provide a wide-ranging introduction to local government in the overseas empires of Portugal, Spain, England and France, with further reference to the English East India Company and the Dutch East and West India Companies. In an…

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  • The Worst of Crimes: Homosexuality and the Law in Eighteenth-Century London book cover

    The Worst of Crimes

    Homosexuality and the Law in Eighteenth-Century London, 1st Edition

    By Netta Murray Goldsmith

    First published in 1998, this volume discusses the anomalies, inconsistencies and miscarriages of justice that arose as our ancestors decided what to do with defendants accused of the so-called ‘worst of crimes’. It reveals the ambivalence of eighteenth-century society about homosexuality, against…

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  • Ships and Shipping in the North Sea and Atlantic, 1400–1800 book cover

    Ships and Shipping in the North Sea and Atlantic, 1400–1800

    1st Edition

    By Richard W. Unger

    First published in 1997, this collection of articles, two of which hitherto only appeared in Dutch, examines the technical changes in shipbuilding, as well as new practices in shipping and fishing, from the late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. It seeks to show how these changes…

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  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

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  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace book cover

    Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The English American: A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648 book cover

    The English American

    A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Gage

    Edited by A.P Newton

    Published in 1928, this exploration of the accounts of missionary Thomas Gage, edited by A.P.Newton, accounts the arduous journey around the Americas that Thomas Gage took to spread Christian teaching.…

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