History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt: Comparative Insurgences book cover

    Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt

    Comparative Insurgences, 1st Edition

    By Nick Ridley

    This book describes the crucial period in the monumental eighty-year Dutch struggle against the Spanish Empire, through which a small nation gained its independence from one of the mightiest European powers. Dr. Ridley shows how even though the Dutch Revolt was at its lowest point, Maurits of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Rethinking the History of Empire book cover

    Rethinking the History of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Gallois

    This book forms part of the scholarly rejection of the ‘experts’ of empire and calls for us to centre our understanding of colonial praxis upon the lives of the colonised peoples of the past and the present. Western publics are constantly being told by ‘experts’ that they ought to rethink the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
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  • Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin book cover

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation

    The Skull Beneath the Skin, 1st Edition

    By Sasha Garwood

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin is a unique exploration of why early modern noblewomen starved themselves, how they understood their behaviour, and how it was interpreted and received by their contemporaries. The first study of its kind, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education: The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture book cover

    The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on 3 December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students. The…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Persistence of Melancholia in Arts and Culture book cover

    The Persistence of Melancholia in Arts and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Bubenik

    This book explores the history and continuing relevance of melancholia as an amorphous but richly suggestive theme in literature, music, and visual culture, as well as philosophy and the history of ideas. Inspired by Albrecht Dürer’s engraving Melencolia I (1514)—the first visual representation of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The World of the Italian Renaissance book cover

    The World of the Italian Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By E. R. Chamberlin

    Originally published in 1982, this book tackles the underlying problem of what is meant by ‘the Renaissance’ and outlines those social, economic and topographical factors which triggered it off. It covers a number of subjects, the family, war, trade, religion and art but recognizing that the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The Women of the Medici book cover

    The Women of the Medici

    1st Edition

    By Yvonne Maguire

    When this book was first published in 1927 there was a dearth of material written in English about the leading women of Florence at the time of the Renaissance. This volume, based primarily on their own letters, filled that gap. As well as discussing the characters and domestic life of these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • Princes of the Renaissance book cover

    Princes of the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Orville Prescott

    Originally published in 1970, this book offered a fresh look at the triumph and turmoil of the Renaissance by examining the lives and power of the princes of Italy, who ruled the many independent states and who dominated the society which nurtured the Renaissance painters, sculptors, writers and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • Renaissance and Revolution: The Remaking of European Thought book cover

    Renaissance and Revolution

    The Remaking of European Thought, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Anthony Mazzeo

    Originally published in 1967, this book discusses some key writers of the Renaissance: Machiavelli, Castiglione, Bacon and Hobbes and compares their work by relating it that of others in England and elsewhere. Chapters on Bacon contain references to Galileo and Descartes; the chapter on Castiglione…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The French Renaissance and Its Heritage: Essays Presented to Alan Boase book cover

    The French Renaissance and Its Heritage

    Essays Presented to Alan Boase, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. R. Haggis

    Originally published in 1968 this collection of essays is authored by scholars from the UK, Europe and the U. S. A. and covers Renaissance art, prose and poetry including discussions on the work of Montaigne, Rabelais, Flaubert and Baudelaire.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The Renaissance in Europe book cover

    The Renaissance in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Trenchard Cox

    Originally published in 1933 this volume traces the history of the Renaissance in Europe and shows how its artistic manifestations differed in each successive country, drawing reference from the numerous works of art that were in the London Museums and galleries in the early 20th Century. Among…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • Catherine de Medici book cover

    Catherine de Medici

    1st Edition

    By Jean Heritier

    Originally published in 1968 this book is an unforgettable portrait of an impoverished orphaned daughter of the Medici, pitchforked at the age of fourteen into her royal destiny and having to bear the rivalry of Diane de Poiters and the description ‘the Florentine shopkeeper’ who nevertheless…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

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