Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Interpreting Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Scott Dixon, Beat Kümin

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800). Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78)

    1st Edition

    By Juan E. Tazón

    This book was published in 2003. Thomas Stukeley was one of the most colourful characters of the Elizabethan age, whose exploits brought him fame and notoriety throughout Europe. Described variously as picturesque, quixotic, cloudy minded, remarkable, and (by Evelyn Waugh) as a "preposterous and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Knowledge and the Early Modern City

    A History of Entanglements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bert De Munck, Antonella Romano

    Knowledge and the Early Modern City uses case studies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries to examine the relationships between knowledge and the city and how these changed in a period when the nature and conception of both was drastically transformed. Both knowledge formation and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Knowledge Societies in History

  • Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation

    The Skull Beneath the Skin, 1st Edition

    By Sasha Garwood

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin is a unique exploration of why early modern noblewomen starved themselves, how they understood their behaviour, and how it was interpreted and received by their contemporaries. The first study of its kind, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe for eight centuries have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and often led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Dynastic Change

    Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Maria S.A. Rodrigues, Manuela Santos Silva, Jonathan W. Spangler

    Dynastic Change: Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy examines the strategies for change and legitimacy in monarchies in the medieval and early modern eras. Taking a broadly comparative approach, Dynastic Change explores the mechanisms employed as well as theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding modern China’s development. …

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

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