History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Dynastic Colonialism: Gender, Materiality and the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau book cover

    Dynastic Colonialism

    Gender, Materiality and the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau, 1st Edition

    By Susan Broomhall, Jacqueline Van Gent

    Dynastic Colonialism analyses how women and men employed objects in particular places across the world during the early modern period in order to achieve the remarkable expansion of the House of Orange-Nassau. Susan Broomhall and Jacqueline Van Gent explore how the House emerged as a leading force…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Innovation and Technological Diffusion: An economic history of early steam engines book cover

    Innovation and Technological Diffusion

    An economic history of early steam engines, 1st Edition

    By Harry Kitsikopoulos

    This book deals with two key aspects of the history of steam engines, a cornerstone of the Industrial Revolution, specifically the road that led to its discovery and the process of diffusion of the early steam engines. The first part of the volume outlines the technological and scientific…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603 book cover

    James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miles Kerr-Peterson, Steven J. Reid

    James VI and Noble Power in Scotland explores how Scotland was governed in the late sixteenth century by examining the dynamic between King James and his nobles from the end of his formal minority in 1578 until his accession to the English throne in 1603.  The collection assesses James’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • John Owen and the Civil War Apocalypse: Preaching, Prophecy and Politics book cover

    John Owen and the Civil War Apocalypse

    Preaching, Prophecy and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Calvin Cowan

    John Owen was one of the most significant figures in Reformed Orthodox theology during the Seventeenth Century, exerting considerable religious and political influence in the context of the British Civil War and Interregnum. Using Owen’s sermons from this period as a window into the mind of a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Church and Censorship in Eighteenth-Century Italy: Governing Reading in the Age of Enlightenment book cover

    Church and Censorship in Eighteenth-Century Italy

    Governing Reading in the Age of Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Patrizia Delpiano

    Dealing with the issue of ecclesiastical censorship and control over reading and readers, this study challenges the traditional view that during the eighteenth century the Catholic Church in Italy underwent an inexorable decline. It reconstructs the strategies used by the ecclesiastical leadership…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Solidarities: Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe book cover

    Cities and Solidarities

    Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Colson, Arie van Steensel

    Cities and Solidarities charts the ways in which the study of individuals and places can revitalise our understanding of urban communities as dynamic interconnections of solidarities in medieval and early modern Europe. This volume sheds new light on the socio-economic conditions, the formal and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Dreams in Early Modern England book cover

    Dreams in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Janine Riviere

    Dreams in Early Modern England offers an in-depth exploration of the variety of different ways in which early modern people understood and interpreted dreams, from medical explanations to political, religious or supernatural associations. Through examining how dreams were discussed and presented in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • India in the Italian Renaissance: Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600 book cover

    India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600, 1st Edition

    By Meera Juncu

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England book cover

    Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Sara D. Luttfring

    This volume examines early modern representations of women’s reproductive knowledge through new readings of plays, monstrous birth pamphlets, medical treatises, court records, histories, and more, which are often interpreted as depicting female reproductive bodies as passive, silenced objects of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Food and Religious Identities in Spain, 1400-1600 book cover

    Food and Religious Identities in Spain, 1400-1600

    1st Edition

    By Jillian Williams

    In the late fourteenth century, the Iberian Peninsula was home to three major religions which coexisted in relative peace. Over the next two centuries, various political and social factors changed the face of Iberia dramatically. This book examines this period of dynamic change in Iberian history…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500-1650 book cover

    A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen

    Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Levin, Anna Riehl Bertolet, Jo Eldridge Carney

    From the exemplary to the notorious to the obscure, this comprehensive and innovative encyclopedia showcases the worthy women of early modern England. Poets, princesses, or pirates, the women of power and agency found in these pages are indeed worth knowing, and this volume will introduce many…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe: Telling Failures book cover

    Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe

    Telling Failures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralf Hertel, Michael Keevak

    While inquiries into early encounters between East Asia and the West have traditionally focused on successful interactions, this collection inquires into the many forms of failure, experienced on all sides, in the period before 1850. Countering a tendency in scholarship to overlook unsuccessful…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

23Series in Early Modern History 1500-1750

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