History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Victorians and the Eighteenth Century: Reassessing the Tradition book cover

    The Victorians and the Eighteenth Century

    Reassessing the Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Francis O'Gorman, Katherine Turner

    Disrupting the common assumption that the Victorians regarded their eighteenth-century predecessors with little interest or with disdain, the essays in The Victorians and the Eighteenth Century propose a re-examination of these relationships. Together, they expose some of the significant and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Illustrating the Past in Early Modern England: The Representation of History in Printed Books book cover

    Illustrating the Past in Early Modern England

    The Representation of History in Printed Books, 1st Edition

    By James A. Knapp

    Illustrating the Past is a study of the status of visual and verbal media in early modern English representations of the past. It focuses on general attitudes towards visual and verbal representations of history as well as specific illustrated books produced during the period. Through a close…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Southern Europe book cover

    Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Southern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Ole Peter Grell

    Edited by Andrew Cunningham

    The poor and the sick-poor have always presented a problem to the governments and churches of Europe. Whose responsibility are they? Are they a wilful burden on the honest working population, or are they a necessary presence for the true Christian to live the true Christian life? In the 18th and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Making of the Dentiste, c. 1650-1760 book cover

    The Making of the Dentiste, c. 1650-1760

    1st Edition

    By Roger King

    The early decades of the eighteenth century saw the appearance of a completely new type of surgical practitioner in France: the dentiste. The use of this title was of the utmost significance, indicating not just the making of a new practitioner but of an entirely new practice - the dentiste was,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Centuries of Child Labour: European Experiences from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century book cover

    Centuries of Child Labour

    European Experiences from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Marjatta Rahikainen

    Most historical studies of child labour have tended to confirm a narrative which witnesses the gradual disappearance of child labour in Western Europe as politicians and social reformers introduced successive legislation, gradually removing children from the workplace. This approach fails to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Studies in Labour History

  • Urban Governance: Britain and Beyond Since 1750 book cover

    Urban Governance

    Britain and Beyond Since 1750, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Morris, Richard H. Trainor

    This is a coherent and integrated set of essays around the theme of governance addressing a wide range of questions on the organisation and legitimation of authority. At the heart of the book is a set of topics which have long attracted the attention of urbanists and urban historians all over the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • Renaissance Humanism, from the Middle Ages to Modern Times book cover

    Renaissance Humanism, from the Middle Ages to Modern Times

    1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Starting with an essay on the Renaissance as the concluding phase of the Middle Ages and ending with appreciations of Paul Oskar Kristeller, the great twentieth-century scholar of the Renaissance, this new volume by John Monfasani brings together seventeen articles that focus both on individuals,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Paolo de Matteis: Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe book cover

    Paolo de Matteis

    Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe, 1st Edition

    By Livio Pestilli

    This volume represents a long overdue reassessment of the Neapolitan painter Paolo de Matteis, an artist largely overlooked in English language scholarly publications, but one who merits our attention for the quality of his work and the originality of its iconography, as well as for his remarkable…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • Industry in England: Historical Outlines book cover

    Industry in England

    Historical Outlines, 1st Edition

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Originally published in 1912, Industry in England provides a complete history of industry and industrial changes in England from pre-roman times to modern England as it stood in the early twentieth century. Using Gibbons’ previous text The Industrial History of England as a base, this work aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn book cover

    Space, Place and Gendered Identities

    Feminist History and the Spatial Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryne Beebe, Angela Davis

    In the last two decades, historians have increasingly sought to understand how environments, ‘built’ and otherwise, architectural surroundings, landscapes, and conceptual ‘places’ and ‘spaces’ have affected the nature and scope of political power, cultural production and social experience . The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Cities Beyond Borders: Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History book cover

    Cities Beyond Borders

    Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Kenny, Rebecca Madgin

    Drawing on a body of research covering primarily Europe and the Americas, but stretching also to Asia and Africa, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present, this book explores the methodological and heuristic implications of studying cities in relation to one another. Moving fluidly between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Levy

    Whereas recent studies of early modern widowhood by social, economic and cultural historians have called attention to the often ambiguous, yet also often empowering, experience and position of widows within society, Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe is the first book to consider…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

23Series in Early Modern History 1500-1750

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