History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • 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
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Rodney Papers: Volume I, 1742–1763: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney book cover

    The Rodney Papers

    Volume I, 1742–1763: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Syrett

    Overbearing, avaricious and difficult, yet talented and ambitious, George Brydges Rodney has never attracted much sympathy or understanding. He was nevertheless an original thinker and one of the great admirals of the eighteenth century. The contents of this volume, the first of three, document his…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Rodney Papers: Volume II: 1763-1780: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney book cover

    The Rodney Papers

    Volume II: 1763-1780: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Syrett

    This, the second of three volumes of the correspondence of George Brydges Rodney, covers the admiral's life from the end of the Seven Years War in 1763 until August 1780. This was perhaps his most eventful, extraordinary and controversial period; from being a successful admiral, a member of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Hawke Papers: A Selection 1743–1771 book cover

    The Hawke Papers

    A Selection 1743–1771, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruddock F. Mackay

    Edward Hawke (1705-1781) had a long and distinguished career in the Royal Navy, serving for over half a century and finally becoming First Lord of the Admiralty. This book is a selection of his papers chosen from between 1743 and 1771, providing information on every significant stage in Hawke's…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

    The colonial heritage and its renewed aftermaths – expressed in the inter-American experiences of slavery, indigeneity, dependence, and freedom movements, to mention only a few aspects – form a common ground of experience in the Western Hemisphere. The flow of peoples, goods, knowledge and finances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26
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  • Individuality in Early Modern Japan: Thinking for Oneself book cover

    Individuality in Early Modern Japan

    Thinking for Oneself, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nosco

    Two of the most commonly alleged features of Japanese society are its homogeneity and its encouragement of conformity, as represented by the saying that the nail that sticks up gets pounded. This volume’s primary goal is to challenge these and a number of other long-standing assumptions regarding…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
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  • Social and Cultural Relations in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: Microhistories book cover

    Social and Cultural Relations in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    Microhistories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Butterwick, Wioletta Pawlikowska

    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was one of the largest and most linguistically, ethnically and religiously diverse polities in late medieval and early modern Europe. In the mid-1380s the Grand Duchy of Lithuania entered into a long process of union with the Kingdom of Poland. Since the destruction of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Corps and Clienteles: Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715 book cover

    Corps and Clienteles

    Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715, 1st Edition

    By Mark Potter

    This title was first published in 2003. Corps and Clienteles offers a unique approach to this debate by focusing on the intersection between institutions and personal relationships in the financial strategies surrounding Louis XIV's final two wars. It argues that, in appealing to the elite for…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sufism in Ottoman Egypt: Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries book cover

    Sufism in Ottoman Egypt

    Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Rachida Chih

    This book analyses the development of Sufism in Ottoman Egypt, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Examining the cultural, socio-economic and political backdrop against which Sufism gained prominence, it looks at its influence in both the institutions for religious learning and popular…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors book cover

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
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