History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Milton's Italy: Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England book cover

    Milton's Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome book cover

    Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome

    1st Edition

    By Piers Baker-Bates

    Sebastiano del Piombo (c.1485-1547) was a close associate and rival of the central artistic figures of the High Renaissance, notably Michelangelo and Raphael. After the death of Raphael and the departure of Michelangelo from Rome, Sebastiano became the dominant artistic personality in the city.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Federico Barocci: Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682-1715 book cover

    The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682-1715

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands

    The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted 54 years from 1661 to 1715. But the second half of this personal rule has, until recently, received significantly less scholarly attention than the 1660s and 1670s. This has obscured some of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology: Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62 book cover

    The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62, 1st Edition

    By Angela Scattolin Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Gender and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Sweden: Queen Louisa Ulrika (1720-1782) book cover

    Gender and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Sweden

    Queen Louisa Ulrika (1720-1782), 1st Edition

    By Elise M. Dermineur

    This book retraces the life and experience of Princess Louisa Ulrika of Prussia (1720-1782), who became queen of Sweden, with a particular emphasis on her political role and activities. As crown princess (1744-1751), queen (1751-1771) and then queen dowager (1771-1782) of Sweden, Louisa Ulrika took…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe book cover

    A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Silvia A. Conca Messina

    Why was early modern Europe the starting point of the economic expansion which led to the Industrial Revolution? What was the state’s role in this momentous transformation? A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe takes a comparative approach to answer these questions,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Joost Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation book cover

    The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art

    Materials, Power and Manipulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, Zuzanna Sarnecka

    This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active things:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World book cover

    The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted beyond Antiquity and were recovered during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The study focuses in depth on the way they were evoked in modern artistic culture and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Making Evangelical History: Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past book cover

    Making Evangelical History

    Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones

    This volume makes a significant contribution to the ‘history of ecclesiastical histories’, with a fresh analysis of historians of evangelicalism from the eighteenth century to the present. It explores the ways in which their scholarly methods and theological agendas shaped their writings. Each…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589 book cover

    Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589

    1st Edition

    By R.B. Wernham

    Actions against the Spanish Armada and campaigns in the Netherlands left the Queen’s coffers empty. For this reason proposals to capture the Spanish treasure fleet were given royal support. The treasure fleet homeward bound from the Americas would be intercepted in the Azores. A diversion at…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

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