History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • 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 
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    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • 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 
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    Routledge Histories

  • 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 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
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  • 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 
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    The Body in the City

  • 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 
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  • 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 – 2019-12-11 
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  • 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 – 2019-12-12 
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  • The Routledge History of Witchcraft book cover

    The Routledge History of Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Dillinger

    The Routledge History of Witchcraft is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the belief in witches from antiquity to the present day, providing both an introduction to the subject of witchcraft and an overview of the on-going debates. This extensive collection covers the entire breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
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    Routledge Histories

  • 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 
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Britain in the Wider World: 1603–1800 book cover

    Britain in the Wider World

    1603–1800, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Burnard

    Britain in the Wider World traces the remarkable transformation of Britain between 1603 and 1800 as it developed into a world power. At the accession of James VI and I to the throne of England in 1603, the kingdoms of England/Wales, Scotland and Ireland were united only by having a monarch in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
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    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge: Essays on the Transvaluation of Values book cover

    The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge

    Essays on the Transvaluation of Values, 1st Edition

    By Martin L. Davies

    The Enlightenment is generally painted as a movement of ideas and society lasting from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, but this book argues that the Enlightenment is an essential component of modernity itself and in fact can be seen to have lasted from the late sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
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    Routledge Approaches to History

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