History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain book cover

    The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain

    1st Edition

    By Ariel Bension

    ‘The Zohar’ was compiled and composed in Spain in the thirteenth century, and exerted a powerful influence on Jewish life in medieval ghettoes. In this book, first published in 1932, Dr Bension was the first scholar to deal with the influence on Jewish mysticism of certain characteristics which…

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

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
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    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • China and Macau book cover

    China and Macau

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Willis

    In 1513 the Portuguese became the first Europeans to establish a maritime route to China. Their motives were a combination of a quest for trade and territory, and a desire to promote Christianity in the region. This anthology of translated extracts of first-hand accounts by contemporary travellers…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
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    Portuguese Encounters with the World in the Age of the Discoveries

  • The Decrees of the Fifth Lateran Council (1512–17): Their Legitimacy, Origins, Contents, and Implementation book cover

    The Decrees of the Fifth Lateran Council (1512–17)

    Their Legitimacy, Origins, Contents, and Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Nelson H. Minnich

    The Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17), whose 500th anniversary is being commemorated, has left a legacy little studied by scholars. The council’s status as an ecumenical council was questioned by its opponents and its decrees ignored, resisted, or only slowly implemented. This new collection of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Animals and Early Modern Identity book cover

    Animals and Early Modern Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pia F. Cuneo

    Animals were everywhere in the early modern period and they impacted, at least in some way, the lives of every kind of early modern person, from the humblest peasant to the greatest prince. Artists made careers based on depicting them. English gentry impoverished themselves spending money on them.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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  • Eroticism in Early Modern Music book cover

    Eroticism in Early Modern Music

    1st Edition

    By Bonnie J. Blackburn, Laurie Stras

    Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire:…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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  • Hospital Care and the British Standing Army, 1660–1714 book cover

    Hospital Care and the British Standing Army, 1660–1714

    1st Edition

    By Eric Gruber von Arni

    At the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660, amongst the first acts of Charles II's government was the abolition of the New Model Army and the sweeping away of the legislation and institutions that had supported it, including most of the medical provisions provided by the republican regime.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
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    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Chemistry, Pharmacy and Revolution in France, 1777-1809 book cover

    Chemistry, Pharmacy and Revolution in France, 1777-1809

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Simon

    This book explores the history of pharmacy in France and its relationship to the discipline of chemistry as it emerged at the beginning of the nineteenth century. It argues that an appreciation of the history of pharmacy is essential to a full understanding of the constitution of modern science, in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
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  • Growing Old in Early Modern Europe: Cultural Representations book cover

    Growing Old in Early Modern Europe

    Cultural Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erin J. Campbell

    The goal of the twelve essays in this volume, contributed by scholars in the fields of history, literature, art history, and medicine, is to enrich our understanding of cultural discourses on ageing in early modern Europe. While a number of books examine old age in other eras, and a few touch on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
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  • John Herschel's Cape Voyage: Private Science, Public Imagination and the Ambitions of Empire book cover

    John Herschel's Cape Voyage

    Private Science, Public Imagination and the Ambitions of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Steven Ruskin

    In 1833 John Herschel sailed from London to Cape Town, southern Africa, to undertake (at his own expense) an astronomical exploration of the southern heavens, as well as a terrestrial exploration of the area around Cape Town. After his return to England in 1838, and as a result of his voyage, he…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
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    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750: Visual Imagery before Orientalism book cover

    The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750

    Visual Imagery before Orientalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. Harper

    Unprecedented in its range - extending from Venice to the New World and from the Holy Roman Empire to the Ottoman Empire - this collection probes the place that the Ottoman Turks occupied in the Western imaginaire, and the ways in which this occupation expressed itself in the visual arts.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
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    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Furniture-Makers and Consumers in England, 1754–1851: Design as Interaction book cover

    Furniture-Makers and Consumers in England, 1754–1851

    Design as Interaction, 1st Edition

    By Akiko Shimbo

    Covering the period from the publication of Thomas Chippendale's The Gentleman and Cabinet-Makers' Director (1754) to the Great Exhibition (1851), this book analyses the relationships between producer retailers and consumers of furniture and interior design, and explores what effect dialogues…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

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