Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • The Turks and Islam in Reformation Germany

    By Gregory J. Miller

    Although their role is often neglected in standard historical narratives of the Reformation, the Ottoman Turks were an important concern of many leading thinkers in early modern Germany, including Martin Luther. In the minds of many, the Turks formed a fearsome, crescent-shaped horizon that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560–1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These essays explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial, military,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666

    Disaster and Recovery

    By Jacob F. Field

    The Great Fire of 1666 was one of the greatest catastrophes to befall London in its long history. While its impact on London and its built environment has been studied and documented, its impact on Londoners has been overlooked. This book makes full and systematic use of the wealth of manuscript…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1774–1801

    By Peter J. Aschenbrenner

    Upon declaring independence from Britain in July 1776, the United States Congress urgently needed to establish its credentials as a legitimate government that could credibly challenge the claims of the British Crown. In large measure this legitimacy rested upon setting in place the procedural and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    International Relations and the European Atlantic World, 1660-1830

  • Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres

    Renaissance Conceptions of the Pythagorean Music of the Universe

    Edited by Jacomien Prins, Maude Vanhaelen

    This is the first volume to explore the reception of the Pythagorean doctrine of cosmic harmony within a variety of contexts, ranging chronologically from Plato to 18th-century England. This original collection of essays engages with contemporary debates concerning the relationship between music,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Global Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, how Catholic women in Europe used Enlightenment thought and culture in their living contexts to articulate their beliefs about how to live their faith in the world. The chapters address their new understanding of womanhood,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge engages with the ongoing conversation among historians of science and medicine, what is a scientific network, how does it form and what work does it do in making knowledge? Building on over two decades of work on the republic of letters and long-distance networks this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 

  • Manifesting the Magnificence, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and his Milieu

    An Analysis of the Early Modern English Courtier Wardrobe Production and Supply Networks

    By Tracey Wedge

    Exploring the intricate networks of suppliers to the early modern English court, this book provides an examination of those who produced clothes and accessories for the wardrobe of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and his contemporaries. The sheer scale of those involved in dressing the court is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533-1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Designed to offer a state-of-the-art introduction to established and emerging patterns of research, The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 

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