History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Cameralism and the Enlightenment: Happiness, Governance, and Reform in Transnational Perspective book cover

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment

    Happiness, Governance, and Reform in Transnational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ere Nokkala, Nicholas B. Miller

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment reassesses the relationship between two key phenomena of European history often disconnected from each other. It builds on recent insights from global history, transnational history and Enlightenment studies to reflect on the dynamic interactions of cameralism, an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    The Enlightenment World

  • Precarious Identities: Studies in the Work of Fulke Greville and Robert Southwell book cover

    Precarious Identities

    Studies in the Work of Fulke Greville and Robert Southwell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassiliki Markidou, Afroditi-Maria Panaghis

    This book investigates the construction of identity and the precarity of the self in the work of the Calvinist Fulke Greville (1554-1628) and the Jesuit Robert Southwell (1561-1595). For the first time, a collection of original essays unites them with the aim to explore their literary production.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe book cover

    A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Charlie R. Steen

    A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe examines the relationships that developed in cities from the time of the late Renaissance through to the Napoleonic period, exploring culture in the broadest sense by selecting a variety of sources not commonly used in history books, such as plays, popular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Dressing Global Bodies: The Political Power of Dress in World History book cover

    Dressing Global Bodies

    The Political Power of Dress in World History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly Lemire, Giorgio Riello

    Dressing Global Bodies addresses the complex politics of dress and fashion from a global perspective spanning four centuries, tying the early global to more contemporary times, to reveal clothing practice as a key cultural phenomenon and mechanism of defining one’s identity. This collection of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem book cover

    Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery: Faces, Men, and Pain book cover

    Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery

    Faces, Men, and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Savoia

    This book uses the work of Bolognese physician and anatomist Gaspare Tagliacozzi to explore the social and cultural history of early modern surgery. It discusses how Italian and European surgeons' attitudes to health and beauty – and how patients' gender – shaped views on the public appearance…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    The Body in the City

  • Artistic Circulation between Early Modern Spain and Italy book cover

    Artistic Circulation between Early Modern Spain and Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Tommaso Mozzati

    This collection of essays by major scholars in the field explores how the rich intersections between Italy and Spain during the early modern period resulted in a confluence of cultural ideals. Various means of exchange and convergence are explored through two main catalysts: humans—their trips…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Routledge History of Women in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Routledge History of Women in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda L. Capern

    The Routledge History of Women in Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive and ground-breaking survey of the lives of women in early-modern Europe between 1450 and 1750. Covering a period of dramatic political and cultural change, the book challenges the current contours and chronologies of European…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876 book cover

    The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for Northwest Passage,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Bad Christians, New Spains: Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World book cover

    Bad Christians, New Spains

    Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Byron Ellsworth Hamann

    This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved relations of Europeans and Native Americans in the Oaxacan town of Yanhuitlán (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus: Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture book cover

    Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform book cover

    Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform

    1st Edition

    By Douglas N. Dow

    Focusing on artists and architectural complexes which until now have eluded scholarly attention in English-language publications, Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform examines through their art programs three different confraternal organizations in Florence at a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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