Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Strange Histories

    The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds, 2nd Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    Strange Histories is an exploration of some of the most extraordinary beliefs that existed in the late Middle Ages through to the end of the seventeenth century. Presenting serious accounts of the appearance of angels and demons, sea monsters and dragons within European and North American history,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, Will Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The French Religious Wars in English Print Culture, 1570–1610

    By Marie-Céline Daniel

    Between 1570 and 1610, numerous printed works published in London testify to the anxieties and aspirations of the Elizabethans regarding France and its ongoing wars of religion. By looking at the output of such material, this book reveals the ways in which the English authorities became aware of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • George Ripley’s Compound of Alchymy (1591)

    Compound of Alchymy

    Edited by Stanton J. Linden

    This title was first published in 2001. Biographical details for George Ripley (c.1415-c.1490), one of England’s best-known alchemical authorities, are sketchy, but he is known to have travelled widely on the Continent in search of alchemical wisdom. Whilst a canon regular at the Augustinian priory…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform

    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’…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Corps and Clienteles

    Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715

    By Mark Potter

    This title was first published in 2003. Few historians would deny that Louis XIV's France dominated the political, cultural and military landscape of late seventeenth century Europe. Yet, the financial foundations on which French hegemony were based remain open to question. Traditionally the regime…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and Men in Early Modern Venice

    Reassessing History

    By Satya Datta

    Title first published in 2003. In Women and Men in Early Modern Venice, Satya Datta, from a theoretically informed perspective, focuses on two inter-related topics: reassessing the empiricist tradition of Venetian historiography, and highlighting the issue of human experience by investigating the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    By Juan E. Tazón

    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 richly comic figure", Stukeley…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey Reformed

    1540–1640

    By C.S. Knighton, Richard Mortimer

    Title first published in 2003. Westminster Abbey occupies a unique position in the religious and royal landscape of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. As the scene of coronations and other great public occasions, it has been the continuing focus of the nation's religious life for half the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Stuart Court in Rome

    The Legacy of Exile

    Edited by Edward Corp

    Title first published in 2003. When the Stuarts left Britain after the 'Glorious Revolution' they established an important court in exile, first in France, then for most of the eighteenth century in Italy. Jacobites who could not hope to see their careers furthered at the Hanoverian court in London…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85

    By Philip Benedict

    This title was first published in 2001. Using fresh archival evidence and a broad range of methodological perspectives, this collection of ten essays explores the world of France’s Huguenots between the Edict of Nantes and its Revocation. Studies that range from a meticulous nationwide…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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