Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume I

    Samuel Wallis’s Voyage Round the World in the Dolphin 1766-1768

    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 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume II

    Voyage Round the World Performed under the Direction of Captain Etienne Marchand in the Solide of Marseilles 1790-1792

    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 
    Routledge

  • Connecting Worlds and People

    Early Modern Diasporas

    Edited by Dagmar Freist, Susanne Lachenicht

    In recent decades historians have emphasised just how dynamic and varied early modern Europe was. Previously held notions of monolithic and static societies, have now been replaced with a model in which new ideas, different cultures and communities jostle for attention and influence. Building upon…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Jennifer Welsh

    Emerging in the early centuries of Christianity, St. Anne - mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus - become an increasingly popular figure in late medieval northern Europe, standing at the centre of an elaborately-constructed extended holy family. Despite this popularity, and the ideal model of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Peasants and Soldiers

    The Management of the Venetian Military Structure in the Mainland Dominion Between the 16th and 17th Centuries

    By Giulio Ongaro

    Early-modern Venice is predominantly remembered as a maritime power, yet historians have become increasingly interested in its political and military aspirations within the Italian mainland. Adding to the growing literature on this subject, Giulio Ongaro’s book addresses the practical management of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era

    By Germano Maifreda

    Established in 1542, the Roman Inquisition operated through a network of almost fifty tribunals to combat heretical and heterodox threats within the papal territories. Whilst its theological, institutional and political aspects have been well-studied, until now no sustained work has been undertaken…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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