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  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    In this edited volume, an interdisciplinary group of scholars examines the Renaissance of letter-writing in the Italian peninsula, where humanists like Barbaro were among the first to perceive and articulate the power of letters. Most importantly, the volume is a collective reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Renaissance Studies

    By Brendan Dooley

    Renaissance Studies is a historiography textbook with a twist. At the heart of the book are six key themes the novelty of the renaissance, the instruments of diffusion, the influx from the Middle East and Asia, the ‘quest’, cultures and structures and the sacred and profane. Each chapter provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707

    By Cristina Bravo Lozano

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 examines Spanish confessional policy in 17th-century Ireland. Cristina Bravo Lozano provides an innovative perspective on Spanish-Irish relations during a crucial period for Early Modern European history. Key historical actors and events are brought to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance

    Trecento Historians of the Mezzogiorno

    By Ronald G. Musto

    This volume traces the work of trecento historians of the Mezzogiorno, analyzing it through current methodological and theoretical frameworks. Questioning the current consensus, the book examines how the South as a cultural "other" began evolving over the fourteenth century, and reconsiders the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage

    By Pete McCluskey

    Immigrants from the Low Countries constituted the largest population of resident aliens in early modern England. Possessing superior technology in a number of fields and enjoying governmental protection, the Flemish were charged by many native artisans with unfair economic competition. With…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Machiavelli and Political Conspiracies

    The Struggle for Power in the Italian Renaissance

    By Alessandro Campi

    The theme of conspiracy is central to Machiavelli's writing. His work offers observations and analysis of conspiracy as part of the armoury of the Renaissance politician. Surprisingly, the theme has not yet received the attention it merits. This volume corrects an interpretation which reduces…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe

    Edited by Serena Ferente, Lovro Kunčević, Miles Pattenden

    Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe examines the norms and practices of collective decision-making across pre-modern European history, east and west, and their influence in shaping both intra- and inter-communal relationships. Bringing together the work of twenty specialist contributors, this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Visualizing Venice

    Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City

    Edited by Kristin L. Huffman, Andrea Giordano, Caroline Bruzelius

    Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13

  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200–1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08

  • The Routledge History of the Renaissance

    Edited by William Caferro

    Drawing together the latest research in the field, The Routledge History of the Renaissance treats the Renaissance not as a static concept, but as one of ongoing change within an international framework. It takes as its unifying theme the idea of exchange and interchange through the movement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge Histories

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