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  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200–1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Attachment, Place, and Otherness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    New Materialist Representations

    By Jillmarie Murphy

    This interdisciplinary study examines the role interpersonal and place attachment bonds play in crafting a national identity in American literature. Although there have been numerous ecocritical studies of and psychoanalytic approaches to American literature, this study seeks to integrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The World of Colonial America

    An Atlantic Handbook

    Edited by Ignacio Gallup-Diaz

    The World of Colonial America: An Atlantic Handbook offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of cutting-edge research into the communities, cultures, and colonies that comprised colonial America, with a focus on the processes through which communities were created, destroyed, and recreated that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610–1690

    An Intellectual History

    By Catherine Ballériaux

    The study is an intellectual and comparative history of French, Spanish, and English missions to the native peoples of America in the seventeenth century, c. 1610–1690. It shows that missions are ideal case studies to properly understand the relationship between religion and politics in early…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750

    By Kris Lane

    Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763 (Routledge Revivals)

    An Encyclopedia

    By Alan Gallay

    First published in 1996, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference resource that pulls together a vast amount of material on a rich historical era, presenting it in a balanced way that offers hard-to-find facts and detailed information. The volume was the first encyclopedic account of the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • American National Pastimes - A History

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, Jaime Schultz

    When the colonies that became the USA were still dominions of the British Empire they began to imagine their sporting pastimes as finer recreations than even those enjoyed in the motherland. From the war of independence and the creation of the republic to the twenty-first century, sporting pastimes…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

    By Nathan R. Kozuskanich

    Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment to the American cause was informed by years spent in England and France. The life of this…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783, the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-30
    Routledge
    History Through Literature

  • Pessoa's Geometry of the Abyss

    Modernity and the Book of Disquiet

    By Paulo De Medeiros

    Hardback – 2013-11-30
    Routledge

  • John Winthrop

    Founding the City Upon a Hill

    By Michael Parker

    Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England  in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community…

    Paperback – 2013-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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