History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Capital Histories: A Bibliographical Study of London book cover

    Capital Histories

    A Bibliographical Study of London, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia L. Garside

    First published in 1998, this book reprints eight articles from The London Journal, covering the history of London from the middle ages to the twentieth century. Each is an extensive bibliographical essay, updated by the individual contributors for this anthology. The book comes with a new…

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  • Woman in Italy: From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress book cover

    Woman in Italy

    From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress, 1st Edition

    By William Boulting

    First published in 1910, this study in social evolution from the 13th to the 16th century functioned as a successor to Jacob Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860). The author developed Burckhardt’s idea of studying continuous trends over time whilst challenging his idea…

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  • A Foul and Pestilent Congregation: Images of Freaks in Baroque Art book cover

    A Foul and Pestilent Congregation

    Images of Freaks in Baroque Art, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wind

    First published in 1998, this volume explores how in the seventeenth century depictions of human oddity, hunchbacks, cripples, dwarfs, appeared regularly in the work of both minor and major artists including Veláquez, Rubens, Van Dyck and Rivera. In this, the first comprehensive study of these…

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  • Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800 book cover

    Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva

    Published in 1998, this volume presents legal, religious and demographic aspects of the transfer of European family organisations to new environments in the overseas colonies, and illustrates the impacts of contact with other ethnic groups. In Africa the focus is on the Cape, the principal area of…

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  • The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy book cover

    The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth

    Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rand Hoare

    In the 1730s two expeditions set out from Paris on extraordinary journeys; the first was destined for the equatorial region of Peru, the second headed north towards the Arctic Circle. Although the eighteenth century witnessed numerous such adventures, these expeditions were different. Rather than…

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    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610-1690: An Intellectual History book cover

    Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610-1690

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Ballériaux

    The study is an intellectual and comparative history of French, Spanish, and English missions to the native peoples of America in the seventeenth century, c. 1610–1690. It shows that missions are ideal case studies to properly understand the relationship between religion and politics in early…

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  • Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy: For Love and Money book cover

    Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy

    For Love and Money, 1st Edition

    By Howard Tzvi Adelman

    This book examines the role of women in Jewish family negotiations, using the setting of Italy from the end of the Renaissance to the Baroque. In ghettos at night and under the scrutiny of inquisitions, Jews flourished. Life and learning were enriched by Jews from the Iberian Peninsula, the Ottoman…

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  • The Construction of Reformed Identity in Jean Crespin's Livre des Martyrs: All The True Christians book cover

    The Construction of Reformed Identity in Jean Crespin's Livre des Martyrs

    All The True Christians, 1st Edition

    By Jameson Tucker

    Between 1554 and 1570, the Genevan printer Jean Crespin compiled seven French-language editions of his martyrology. In The Construction of Reformed Identity in Jean Crespin’s Livre des Martyrs, Jameson Tucker explores how this martyrology helped to shape a distinct Reformed identity for its…

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  • Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City book cover

    Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence

    Historical GIS and the Early Modern City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra, Colin Rose

    Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence explores the potential of digital mapping or Historical GIS as a research and teaching tool to enable researchers and students to uncover the spatial, kinetic and sensory dimensions of the early modern city. The exploration focuses on new digital…

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  • Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres: Renaissance Conceptions of Cosmic Harmony book cover

    Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres

    Renaissance Conceptions of Cosmic Harmony, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacomien Prins, Maude Vanhaelen

    This is the first volume to explore the reception of the Pythagorean doctrine of cosmic harmony within a variety of contexts, ranging chronologically from Plato to 18th-century England. This original collection of essays engages with contemporary debates concerning the relationship between music,…

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  • The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By J. Seth Lee

    This volume examines the literary works of English exiles seeking to navigate what Edward Said calls "the perilous territory of not-belonging." The study opens by asking, "How did exile impact the way an early modern writer defined and constructed their personal and national identity?" In seeking…

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  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World: Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

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