Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Friend and Foe of France

    Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, 1648–1720

    By Marie Léoutre

    Focusing on the themes of politics, war and diplomacy through the remarkable career of Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny and later earl of Galway, this book explores the complex interactions between French, English and Irish politics following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • The World Inside Out

    Emotions and the Body in the French Wars of Religion

    By Luc Racaut

    The World Inside Out explores how the traumatic events of the French wars of religion transformed ideas about the body and emotions. This book includes analysis of extraordinary bodies, the connection between the body and the sacred, through forensic explorations of saints’ bodies, and emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 

  • Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800

    Edited by Tracey A. Sowerby, Jan Hennings

    Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World offers a new contribution to the ongoing reassessment of early modern international relations and diplomatic history. Divided into three parts, it provides an examination of diplomatic culture from the Renaissance into the eighteenth century and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Elizabethan Secretariat and the Signet Office

    The Production of State Papers, 1590-1596

    By Angela Andreani

    This book investigates the work of the Elizabethan secretariat during the fascinating decade of the 1590s, when, after the death of Francis Walsingham, the place of principal secretary remained vacant for six years. Through original sources in the collections of the State Papers and Cecil Papers,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Italian merchants in the early-modern Spanish monarchy

    Business relations, identities and political resources

    Edited by Catia Brilli, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

    Italian businessmen played a key role in both international trade and finance from the Middle Ages until the first decades of the seventeenth century. While the peak of their influence within and beyond Europe has been thoroughly examined by historians, the way in which merchants from the Italian…

    Hardback – 2017-05-07 

  • Dreams in Early Modern England

    By Janine Riviere

    Dreams in Early Modern England offers an in-depth exploration of the variety of different ways in which early modern people understood and interpreted dreams, from medical explanations to political, religious or supernatural associations. Through examining how dreams were discussed and presented…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz

    Edited by Emilie Bergmann, Stacey Schlau

    Called by her contemporaries 'The Tenth Muse,' Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) has continued to stir both popular and scholarly imaginations. While generations of Mexican schoolchildren have memorized her satirical verses, only since the 1970s has her writing received consistent scholarly…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 

  • Ireland, France, and the Atlantic in a Time of War

    Reflections on the Bordeaux-Dublin Letters, 1757

    By Thomas M. Truxes

    In March 1757 - towards the beginning of the Seven Years' War - a British privateer intercepted the ship The Two Sisters of Dublin as it returned from Bordeaux with a cargo of wine in defiance of government prohibitions forbidding trade with France. Amongst the cargo seized were 125 letters from…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form 1100-1900

    By Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Contributing to our understanding of medieval and early-modern urban form, this collection of essays focuses on an important yet relatively unexplored historical subject: building regulations. Unlike contemporary planning laws and building codes, building regulations in pre-industrial times did not…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 

  • Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    Occasions of State

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • 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 upon the processes through which communities were created, destroyed, and re-created…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Causes of the English Revolution 1529-1642

    By Lawrence Stone

    Dividing the nation and causing massive political change, the English Civil War remains one of the most decisive and dramatic conflicts of English history. Lawrence Stone's account of the factors leading up to the deposition of Charles I in 1642 is widely regarded as a classic in the field.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge Classics

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