History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 book cover

    Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Epistolary Selves: Letters and Letter-Writers, 1600�1945 book cover

    Epistolary Selves

    Letters and Letter-Writers, 1600�1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Earle

    This volume of ten essays discusses the pivotal role that letters have played in social, economic and political history from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The recent scholarly interest in the history of reading has as yet yielded few studies which consider letters as a category of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Imperial Lineages and Legacies in the Eastern Mediterranean: Recording the Imprint of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Rule book cover

    Imperial Lineages and Legacies in the Eastern Mediterranean

    Recording the Imprint of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Rule, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhoads Murphey

    The comparative study of empires has traditionally been addressed in the widest possible global historical perspective with comparison of New World empires such as the Aztecs and Incas side by side with the history of imperial Rome and the empires of China and Russia in the medieval and modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • City, Court, Academy: Language Choice in Early Modern Italy book cover

    City, Court, Academy

    Language Choice in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Del Soldato, Andrea Rizzi

    This volume focuses on early modern Italy and some of its key multilingual zones: Venice, Florence, and Rome. It offers a novel insight into the interplay and dynamic exchange of languages in the Italian peninsula, from the early fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. In particular, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Early Professional Women in Northern Europe, c. 1650-1850 book cover

    Early Professional Women in Northern Europe, c. 1650-1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Ilmakunnas, Marjatta Rahikainen, Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

    This book focuses on early examples of women who may be said to have anticipated, in one way or another, modern professional and/or career-oriented women. The contributors to the book discuss women who may at least in some respect be seen as professionally ambitious, unlike the great majority of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul: A Seventeenth-Century Biographer's Perspective book cover

    Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul

    A Seventeenth-Century Biographer's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Asli Niyazioglu

    Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul explores biography writing and dream narratives in seventeenth-century Istanbul. It focuses on the prominent biographer ‘Aṭā’ī (d. 1637) and with his help shows how learned circles narrated dreams to assess their position in the Ottoman enterprise. This book…

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    Routledge

  • British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1774�1801 book cover

    British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1774�1801

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Aschenbrenner

    Upon declaring independence from Britain in July 1776, the United States Congress urgently needed to establish its credentials as a legitimate government that could credibly challenge the claims of the British Crown. In large measure this legitimacy rested upon setting in place the procedural and…

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    Routledge

  • Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754): Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment book cover

    Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754)

    Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knud Haakonssen, Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen

    Ludvig Holberg (1684–1754) was the foremost representative of the Danish-Norwegian Enlightenment and also a European figure of note. He published significant works in natural law and history, but also a very important body of moral essays and epistles. He authored several engaging autobiographies…

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    Routledge

  • Layered Landscapes: Early Modern Religious Space Across Faiths and Cultures book cover

    Layered Landscapes

    Early Modern Religious Space Across Faiths and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Nelson, Jonathan Wright

    This volume explores the conceptualization and construction of sacred space in a wide variety of faith traditions: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and the religions of Japan. It deploys the notion of "layered landscapes" in order to trace the accretions of praxis and belief, the tensions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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