History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600: Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600

    Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wim Blockmans, Mikhail Krom, Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600 explores the links between maritime trading networks around Europe, from the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to the North and Baltic Seas. Maritime trade routes connected diverse geographical and cultural spheres, contributing to a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Broomhall, Sarah Finn

    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe examines the purposes for which specific forms of violence and particular emotional states functioned, how they operated in relation to each other, or indeed how one provoked, sustained or diminished the other.These twelve original essays demonstrate the…

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  • The Elizabethan Secretariat and the Signet Office: The Production of State Papers, 1590-1596 book cover

    The Elizabethan Secretariat and the Signet Office

    The Production of State Papers, 1590-1596, 1st Edition

    By Angela Andreani

    This book investigates the work of the Elizabethan secretariat during the fascinating decade of the 1590s, when, after the death of Francis Walsingham, the place of principal secretary remained vacant for six years. Through original sources in the collections of the State Papers and Cecil Papers,…

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  • Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City book cover

    Visualizing Venice

    Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin L. Huffman, Andrea Giordano, Caroline Bruzelius

    Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by…

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  • Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England book cover

    Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of…

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  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

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  • Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius book cover

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen is a translation of Johann Guinter’s textbook as revised and annotated by Guinter’s student, Andreas Vesalius, in 1538. Despite Vesalius’ fame as an anatomist, his 1538 revision has attracted almost no attention. However, this new translation…

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  • Twins in Early Modern English Drama and Shakespeare book cover

    Twins in Early Modern English Drama and Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Daisy Murray

    This volume investigates the early modern understanding of twinship through new readings of plays, informed by discussions of twins appearing in such literature as anatomy tracts, midwifery manuals, monstrous birth broadsides, and chapbooks. The book contextualizes such dramatic representations of…

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  • The Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tina Skouen

    The stigma of haste pervaded early modern English culture, more so than the so-called stigma of print. The period’s writers were perpetually short on time, but what does it mean for authors to present themselves as hasty or slow, or to characterize others similarly? This book argues that such…

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  • Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800 book cover

    Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey A. Sowerby, Jan Hennings

    Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World offers a new contribution to the ongoing reassessment of early modern international relations and diplomatic history. Divided into three parts, it provides an examination of diplomatic culture from the Renaissance into the eighteenth century and…

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  • Honourable Intentions?: Violence and Virtue in Australian and Cape Colonies, c 1750 to 1850. book cover

    Honourable Intentions?

    Violence and Virtue in Australian and Cape Colonies, c 1750 to 1850., 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Russell, Nigel Worden

    Honourable Intentions? compares the significance and strategic use of ‘honour’ in two colonial societies, the Cape Colony and the early British settlements in Australia, between 1750 and 1850. The mobile populations of emigrants and sojourners, sailors and soldiers, merchants and traders, slaves…

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  • An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires book cover

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires, 1st Edition

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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