History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Dramatic Works of Catherine the Great: Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Russia book cover

    The Dramatic Works of Catherine the Great

    Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Russia, 1st Edition

    By Lurana Donnels O'Malley

    The first in-depth study of Catherine the Great's plays and opera libretti, this book provides analysis and critical interpretation of the dramatic works by this eighteenth-century Russian Empress. These works are shown to be remarkable for their diversity, frank satire, topical subject matter, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Boundaries of the Law: Geography, Gender and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    Boundaries of the Law

    Geography, Gender and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Musson

    Exploring the boundaries of the law as they existed in medieval and early modern times and as they have been perceived by historians, this volume offers a wide ranging insight into a key aspect of European society. Alongside, and inexorably linked with, the ecclesiastical establishment, the law was…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Pilgrims' Complaint: A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North book cover

    The Pilgrims' Complaint

    A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bush

    The Pilgrimage of Grace, a popular uprising in the north of England against Henry VIII's religious policies, has long been recognised as a crucial point in the fortunes of the English Reformation. Historians have long debated the motives of the rebels and what effects they had on government policy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • The Invention of Discovery, 1500–1700 book cover

    The Invention of Discovery, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Dougal Fleming

    The early modern period used to be known as the Age of Discovery. More recently, it has been troped as an age of invention. But was the invention/discovery binary itself invented, or discovered? This volume investigates the possibility that it was invented, through a range of early modern knowledge…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book book cover

    Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Langman

    By examining the spaces where authors, printers and readers interact, Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book highlights the manner in which contemporary culture and canon not only co-existed but mutually nourished and affected one another. An international group of book history scholars look beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Pietism in Germany and North America 1680–1820 book cover

    Pietism in Germany and North America 1680–1820

    1st Edition

    By Hartmut Lehmann, James Van Horn Melton

    Edited by Jonathan Strom

    This collection explores different approaches to contextualizing and conceptualizing the history of Pietism, particularly Pietistic groups who migrated from central Europe to the British colonies in North America during the long eighteenth century. Emerging in German speaking lands during the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • An Orthodox Festival Book in the Habsburg Empire: Zaharija Orfelin's Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik (1757) book cover

    An Orthodox Festival Book in the Habsburg Empire

    Zaharija Orfelin's Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik (1757), 1st Edition

    By Jelena Todorovic

    A transcription and translation of Zaharje Orfelin's 1757 festival book, Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik, this book is one of the most comprehensive accounts of the festival life of the Orthodox hierarchy in the Habsburg lands. While the Festive Greeting remained just an outline for the spectacle…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • European Aristocracies and Colonial Elites: Patrimonial Management Strategies and Economic Development, 15th–18th Centuries book cover

    European Aristocracies and Colonial Elites

    Patrimonial Management Strategies and Economic Development, 15th–18th Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Paul Janssens, Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla

    'Aristocracies', 'Old Regime colonial elites' - from Adam Smith to Karl Marx and beyond, scholars have discussed their role in the rise of the modern world, in economic development and capitalism. Generally speaking and with the exception of the English landlords, the verdict has been always…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • 'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8 book cover

    'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    By Ian Munro

    By turns witty and inane, crude and learned, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks offer an important and often overlooked viewpoint on the lives of women in early modern England. This volume reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early modern Englishwomen as well as showing something of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works Series III, Part Two

  • Elizabethan Triumphal Processions book cover

    Elizabethan Triumphal Processions

    1st Edition

    By William Leahy

    Until now, scholarly analysis of Elizabethan processions has always regarded them as having been successful in their function as propaganda, and has always found them to have effectively 'won over' the common people - that group of the population at whom they were chiefly aimed. Both her Royal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Sarah Fyge Egerton: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2 book cover

    Sarah Fyge Egerton

    Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Evans

    Sarah Fyge Egerton (1668-1723) is an intriguing poet who wrote a great deal of poetry during a period when women poets were relatively rare. Her career also began at an astonishingly early age: she was barely fourteen years old when one of her poems was first printed in London. Throughout much of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four

  • Fealty and Fidelity: The Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736 book cover

    Fealty and Fidelity: The Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736

    1st Edition

    By Seán Alexander Smith

    The career of the French saint Vincent de Paul has attracted the attention of hundreds of authors since his death in 1660, but the fate of his legacy - entrusted to the body of priests called the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) - remains vastly neglected. De Paul spent a lifetime working…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

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