History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe: 1500-1837 book cover

    Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France: 1888-1902 book cover

    Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France

    1888-1902, 1st Edition

    By Martha L. Hildreth

    Originally published in 1987 Doctors, Bureaucrats and Public Health in France focuses on crucial period of 1888-1902, arguably considered the creation of the modern medical system in France. Scientific developments, demographic and political concerns sparked unprecedented period of government…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine book cover

    Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750: Fierce Pageant book cover

    European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750

    Fierce Pageant, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hanlon

    European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750: Fierce Pageant examines more than two hundred years of international rivalry across Western, Central, and Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean rim. The book discusses the increasing scale, expenditure and duration of early modern wars; the impact of modern…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 
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  • A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485: Part Two book cover

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485

    Part Two, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Venning

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485 is a year by year guide to political, military, religious and cultural developments in the states within the British Isles from 1307-1485. The book uses a range of primary sources to provide a detailed and comprehensive narrative of events as they…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
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  • Making the Union Work: Scotland, 1651–1763 book cover

    Making the Union Work

    Scotland, 1651–1763, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Murdoch

    Making the Union Work: Scotland, 1651–1763, explores and analyses existing narratives of Jacobitism and Unionism in late seventeenth to mid-eighteenth century Scotland. Using in-depth archival research, the book questions the extent to which the currency of kinship patronage politics persisted in…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Science of Demons: Early Modern Authors Facing Witchcraft and the Devil book cover

    The Science of Demons

    Early Modern Authors Facing Witchcraft and the Devil, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Machielsen

    Witches, ghosts, fairies. Premodern Europe was filled with strange creatures, with the devil lurking behind them all. But were his powers real? Did his powers have limits? Or were tales of the demonic all one grand illusion? Physicians, lawyers, and theologians at different times and places…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Witchcraft, Demonology and Magic

  • 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 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

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