History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730: Experiencing Histories book cover

    Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730

    Experiencing Histories, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Hamlett

    This book illuminates the original meanings of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century mural paintings in Britain. At the time, these were called ‘histories’. Throughout the eighteenth century, though, the term became directly associated with easel painting and, as ‘history painting’ achieved the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700: Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities book cover

    Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700

    Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities, 1st Edition

    By Joseph S. Freedman

    Published in 1999. The articles in this collection focus on instruction - and writings arising from that instruction - in philosophy and the arts during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries with emphasis on Central Europe. The introduction brings together and expands upon many of the topics…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The English Civil War book cover

    The English Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 

  • Monarchy, Print Culture, and Reverence in Early Modern England: Picturing Royal Subjects book cover

    Monarchy, Print Culture, and Reverence in Early Modern England

    Picturing Royal Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie E. Koscak

    This study examines how the emergent public sphere and the rapid expansion of visual and textual print impacted the monarchy and loyalism in England between the execution of Charles I and the accession of George II. Utilizing a contextualized and interdisciplinary analysis of visual and material…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Cultures and Societies

  • History and Economic Life: A Student’s Guide to Approaching Economic and Social History Sources book cover

    History and Economic Life

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Economic and Social History Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georg Christ, Philipp R. Rössner

    History and Economic Life offers students a wide-ranging introduction to both quantitative and qualitative approaches to interpreting economic history sources from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Having identified an ever-widening gap between the use of qualitative sources by cultural…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Tudor Rebellions book cover

    Tudor Rebellions

    7th Edition

    By Diarmaid MacCulloch, Anthony Fletcher

    Tudor Rebellions, now in its seventh edition, gives a chronological account of the major rebellions against the Tudor monarchy in England from the reign of King Henry VII until the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603. The book throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Seminar Studies

  • The History of Science book cover

    The History of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti

    Science is one of the main features of the contemporary world, and shapes our lives to an extent that has no precedents in history. Yet science as we know it today is the outcome of contingent social processes, and its global success is far from self-explanatory. How did it happen? How did science…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16 
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Prosecuting Homicide in Eighteenth-Century Law and Practice: “And Must They All Be Hanged?” book cover

    Prosecuting Homicide in Eighteenth-Century Law and Practice

    “And Must They All Be Hanged?”, 1st Edition

    By Drew D. Gray

    This volume uses four case studies, all with strong London connections, to analyze homicide law and the pardoning process in eighteenth-century England. Each reveals evidence of how attempts were made to negotiate a path through the justice system to avoid conviction, and so avoid a sentence of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Overseers of Early American Slavery: Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise book cover

    The Overseers of Early American Slavery

    Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Laura R. Sandy

    Enmeshed in the exploitative world of racial slavery, overseers were central figures in the management of early American plantation enterprises. All too frequently dismissed as brutal and incompetent, they defy easy categorisation. Some were rogues, yet others were highly skilled professionals,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art book cover

    The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art

    1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    In The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art, Katherine T. Brown explores the lore of the apocryphal character of Veronica and the history of the "true image" relic as factors in the Franciscans’ placement of her character into the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) as the Sixth Station, in both…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603:

    Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603

    "A Kingdom for a Man", 1st Edition

    By Per Sivefors

    Engaging with Elizabethan understandings of masculinity, this book examines representations of manhood during the short-lived vogue for verse satire in the 1590s, by poets like John Donne, John Marston, Everard Guilpin and Joseph Hall. While criticism has often used categorical adjectives like "…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

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