History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500: A Typological Study book cover

    New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500

    A Typological Study, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. McCluskey

    This book focuses on the comparatively unknown cults of new saints in late-mediaeval Venice. These new saints were near-contemporary citizens who were venerated by their compatriots without official sanction from the papacy. In doing so, the book uncovers a sub-culture of religious expression that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Murder, Justice, and Harmony in an Eighteenth-Century French Village book cover

    Murder, Justice, and Harmony in an Eighteenth-Century French Village

    1st Edition

    By Nancy Locklin

    In 1718, a young woman named Moricette Nayl fought with her brother’s mother-in-law and accidentally killed her. Ruled a homicide, the incident set in motion an investigation, a trial, Moricette's flight from justice, an execution in effigy and, ultimately, the pardon of the killer and her…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Social Fabric of Fifteenth-Century Florence: Identities and Change in the World of Second-Hand Dealers book cover

    The Social Fabric of Fifteenth-Century Florence

    Identities and Change in the World of Second-Hand Dealers, 1st Edition

    By Alessia Meneghin

    The Arte dei rigattieri (merchants of second-hand goods in Florence) has never been ​​the subject of a systematic study, even in scholarship devoted to the history of trades. Underpinned by a large collection of archival material, this book analyzes the social life and economic activity of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • English Radicalism (1935-1961): Volume 4 book cover

    English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 4 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02

  • Christopher Columbus in World Literature: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Christopher Columbus in World Literature

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Moses M. Nagy

    Paperback – 2019-10-02

  • Charles I book cover

    Charles I

    1st Edition

    By Mark Parry

    Charles I provides a detailed overview of Charles Stuart, placing his reign firmly within the wider context of this turbulent period and examining the nature of one of the most complex monarchs in British history. The book is organised chronologically, beginning in 1600 and covering Charles’ early…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade book cover

    Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Tully, Chad Leahy

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26

  • Who Was William Hickey?: A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India book cover

    Who Was William Hickey?

    A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India, 1st Edition

    By James R. Farr

    This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Interpreting Early Modern Europe book cover

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Scott Dixon, Beat Kümin

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800). Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24

  • The Iberian World: 1450–1820 book cover

    The Iberian World

    1450–1820, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World: 1450–1820 brings together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies, providing in-depth analysis of fifteenth- to early nineteenth-century Portugal and Spain, their European possessions, and the African, Asian, and American peoples that were under…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Witchcraft Reader book cover

    The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Thresholds and Boundaries: Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530) book cover

    Thresholds and Boundaries

    Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530), 1st Edition

    By Lynn F. Jacobs

    Although liminality has been studied by scholars of medieval and seventeenth-century art, the role of the threshold motif in Netherlandish art of the late fourteenth, fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries -- this late medieval/early ‘early modern’ period -- has been much less fully investigated.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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