History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe: 1100-1700 book cover

    The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe

    1100-1700, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Broomhall, Andrew Lynch

    The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe: 1100–1700 presents the state of the field of pre-modern emotions during this period, placing particular emphasis on theoretical and methodological aspects of current research. This book serves as a reference to existing research practices in emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
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    Routledge Histories

  • Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815 book cover

    Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.D. Davies, Alan James, Gijs Rommelse

    This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars examine a wide range of themes over a wide time…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
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    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Boccaccio's Heroines: Power and Virtue in Renaissance Society book cover

    Boccaccio's Heroines

    Power and Virtue in Renaissance Society, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Franklin

    In contrast to earlier scholars who have seen Boccaccio's Famous Women as incoherent and fractured, Franklin argues that the text offers a remarkably consistent, coherent and comprehensible treatise concerning the appropriate functioning of women in society. In this cross disciplinary study of a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Letters of Sir Robert Moray to the Earl of Kincardine, 1657–73 book cover

    Letters of Sir Robert Moray to the Earl of Kincardine, 1657–73

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    Sir Robert Moray (1608-1673) was one of the most active of the twelve founding members of the Royal Society, and as a close friend of King Charles, was a key figure in obtaining the royal patronage that was crucial to its status and growth. Whilst not an active or original researcher, Moray's role…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • Orphans and Abandoned Children in European History: Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries book cover

    Orphans and Abandoned Children in European History

    Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicoleta Roman

    In a world dominated by poverty, a central characteristic has been the plight of orphans and abandoned children. Over the centuries, State, Church and individuals have all attempted to tackle the issue, but can we trace any change over the course of time when it comes to the welfare system intended…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • The Realism of Piero della Francesca book cover

    The Realism of Piero della Francesca

    1st Edition

    By Joost Keizer

    The fifteenth-century Italian artist Piero della Francesca painted a familiar world. Roads wind through hilly landscapes, run past farms, sheds, barns, and villages. This is the world in which Piero lived. At the same time, Piero’s paintings depict a world that is distant. The subjects of his…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • The Maltese Dialogue: Giuseppe Cambiano, History, Institutions, and Politics of the Maltese Knights 1554–1556 book cover

    The Maltese Dialogue

    Giuseppe Cambiano, History, Institutions, and Politics of the Maltese Knights 1554–1556, 1st Edition

    By Kiril Petkov

    The Maltese Dialogue is the first comprehensive treatise of the history, institutions, and political projects of the Order of the Knights of Saint John of the Hospital, commonly known as the Maltese Order. It was written during the tenure of Grand Master Fra Claude de la Sengle (1553-1557),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
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  • The Routledge History of Monarchy book cover

    The Routledge History of Monarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Woodacre, Lucinda H.S. Dean, Chris Jones, Zita Rohr, Russell Martin

    The Routledge History of Monarchy draws together current research across the field of royal studies, providing a rich understanding of the history of monarchy from a variety of geographical, cultural and temporal contexts. Divided into four parts, this book presents a wide range of case studies…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
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    Routledge Histories

  • Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London: Communities and Reforms book cover

    Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London

    Communities and Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Gary G Gibbs

    Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London presents linked microhistorical studies of five London parishes, using their own parish records to reconstruct their individual operations, religious practices, and societies. The parish was a foundational institution in Tudor London. Every…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
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    Microhistories

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability book cover

    Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited book cover

    Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico: The Casa de Montejo book cover

    Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the Casa de Montejo and considers the role of the building’s Plateresque façade as a form of visual rhetoric that conveyed ideas about the individual and communal cultural identities in sixteenth-century Yucatán. C. Cody Barteet analyzes the façade within the complex colonial…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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