Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Cities and Solidarities

    Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe

    Edited by Justin Colson, Arie van Steensel

    Cities and Solidarities charts the ways in which the study of individuals and places can revitalise our understanding of urban communities as dynamic interconnections of solidarities in medieval and early modern Europe. This volume sheds new light on the socio-economic conditions, the formal and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-03 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In 1673, two French explorers - Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper and trader - embarked on a journey of exploration in the center of the American continent, becoming the first Europeans to travel the Mississippi River and its environs. A century before Lewis…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682–1715

    Edited by Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands

    The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted 54 years from 1661 to 1715. But the second half of this personal rule has, until recently, received significantly less scholarly attention than the 1660s and 1670s. This has obscured some of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill

    Sixteenth-century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to scholasticism, humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. It was a century that witnessed culturally and philosophically significant moments whose…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Hardships of the English Laws in Relation to Wives by Sarah Chapone

    Edited by Susan Paterson Glover

    Susan Paterson Glover here presents, in modern type, a critical edition of the first printed work by an English woman writer, Sarah Chapone, on the inequity of the common law regime for married women. Glover's extended, original introduction provides an account of Chapone's life; a discussion of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Authority and Spectacle in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Essays in Honor of Teofilo Ruiz

    By Yuen-Gen Liang, Jarbel Rodriguez

    Bringing together distinguished scholars in honor of Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, this volume presents original and innovative research on the critical and uneasy relationship between authority and spectacle in the period from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries, focusing on Spain, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • Milton’s Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Enlightenment Reformation

    Hutchinsonianism and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    By Derya Gurses Tarbuck

    Taking a fresh and imaginative approach to the topic, Enlightenment Reformation investigates how and why Hutchinsonianism came into being, evolved and eventually ended. In surveying the history of this intellectual movement, it explores the controversies in and around religion that sat at the very…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 

  • Revolutionary England, c.1630-c.1660

    Essays for Clive Holmes

    Edited by George Southcombe, Grant Tapsell

    Revolutionary England is a perennially vibrant field of study. The roll-call of events, crises, and changes that electrified mid-seventeenth-century England certainly retains an impressive cumulative force. The descent into civil war, killing of a king, creation of a republic, fits of military…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 

  • Early Modern Emotions

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in the early modern period, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Early Modern Themes

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century

    Rediscovered Accounts

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the Pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 

  • The Image of Restoration Science

    The Frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal Society (1667)

    By Michael Hunter

    This book is about a single image - the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal-Society of London (1667). Designed by John Evelyn, and etched by Wenceslaus Hollar, it is arguably the best-known representation of seventeenth-century English science. The use of such plates to celebrate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 

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