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  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–63

    By Angela Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania

    Transatlantic Connections

    By Richard C. Allen

    Exploring the emigration to colonial Pennsylvania of Welsh members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), this book appraises their experiences during a period of unparalleled change. It begins by exploring why Welsh Quakers left their homes and families for an unknown future, thousands of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe

    Telling Failures

    Edited by Ralf Hertel, Michael Keevak, Thijs Weststeijn

    While inquiries into early encounters between East Asia and the West have traditionally focused on successful interactions, this collection inquires into the many forms of failure, experienced on all sides, in the period before 1850. Countering a tendency in scholarship to overlook unsuccessful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Spanish Society, 1348-1700

    2nd Edition

    By Teofilo F Ruiz

    Beginning with the Black Death in 1348 and extending through to the demise of Habsburg rule in 1700, this second edition of Spanish Society 1348-1700 has been expanded to provide a wide and compelling exploration of Spain’s transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. Each chapter builds on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • The Art, Science, and Technology of Medieval Travel

    Edited by Robert Bork, Andrea Kann

    This sixth volume in the AVISTA series considers "The Art, Science, and Technology of Medieval Travel". In recent years, scholarship has increasingly emphasized the importance of travel and intercultural exchange in the Middle Ages. The notable medieval phenomena of pilgrimage and crusade obviously…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Beyond the Grand Tour

    Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour

    Edited by Rosemary Sweet, Gerrit Verhoeven, Sarah Goldsmith

    Travel in early modern Europe is frequently represented as synonymous with the institution of the Grand Tour, a journey undertaken by elite young males from northern Europe to the centres of the arts and antiquity in Italy. Taking a somewhat different perspective, this volume builds upon recent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge

  • Alexander Dalrymple

    The Charts and Publications of Alexander Dalrymple

    By Andrew S. Cook

    Alexander Dalrymple was hydrographer to the East India Company (1779-1808) and to the Admiralty (1795-1808) and during his career published over nine hundred sea charts and over one hundred and fifty letterpress publications on subjects ranging from oriental antiquities to geographical exploration…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28
    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

  • 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

  • Centres of Medical Excellence?

    Medical Travel and Education in Europe, 1500–1789

    By Andrew Cunningham

    Edited by Ole Peter Grell

    Students notoriously vote with their feet, seeking out the best and most innovative teachers of their subject. The most ambitious students have been travelling long distances for their education since universities were first founded in the 13th century, making their own educational pilgrimage or…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Islam, Christianity and the Making of Czech Identity, 1453–1683

    By Laura Lisy-Wagner

    Unlike many narratives about the Czech lands, which place them on the periphery of their own history, this study considers Czechs as central characters, looking both east and west to find their place in the early modern world. Islam, Christianity and the Making of Czech Identity, 1453-1683 works…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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