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  • Britain in the Wider World

    1603–1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Burnard

    Britain in the Wider World traces the remarkable transformation of Britain between 1603 and 1800 as it developed into a world power. At the accession of James VI and I to the throne of England in 1603, the kingdoms of England/Wales, Scotland and Ireland were united only by having a monarch in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • Dressing Global Bodies

    The Political Power of Dress in World History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly Lemire, Giorgio Riello

    Dressing Global Bodies addresses the complex politics of dress and fashion from a global perspective spanning four centuries, tying the early global to more contemporary times, to reveal clothing practice as a key cultural phenomenon and mechanism of defining one’s identity. This collection of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11 

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for North-west Passage,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Ann Marie Borys

    The first English-language overview of the contributions to Renaissance architectural culture of northern Italian architect Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548-1616), this book introduces Anglophone architects and historians to a little-known figure from a period that is recognized as one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alasdair Pettinger, Tim Youngs

    Showcasing established and new patterns of research, The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor considering a specific aspect of travel writing – a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20

  • Rethinking the History of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Gallois

    This book forms part of the scholarly rejection of the ‘experts’ of empire and calls for us to centre our understanding of colonial praxis upon the lives of the colonised peoples of the past and the present. Western publics are constantly being told by ‘experts’ that they ought to rethink the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Conquest to 1509, 1st Edition

    By B.P. Wolffe

    Originally published in 1971, The Royal Demesne in English History shows how Norman and Angevin kings were able to regard the whole of their English kingdom as their royal demesne in the continental medieval sense. The book argues that only through the later loss of their continental possessions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the Casa de Montejo and considers the role of the building’s Plateresque façade as a form of visual rhetoric that conveyed ideas about the individual and communal cultural identities in sixteenth-century Yucatán. C. Cody Barteet analyzes the façade within the complex colonial…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Ships and Shipping in the North Sea and Atlantic, 1400–1800

    1st Edition

    By Richard W. Unger

    First published in 1997, this collection of articles, two of which hitherto only appeared in Dutch, examines the technical changes in shipbuilding, as well as new practices in shipping and fishing, from the late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. It seeks to show how these changes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond the Grand Tour

    Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62, 1st Edition

    By Angela Scattolin 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20

  • Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589

    1st Edition

    By R.B. Wernham

    Actions against the Spanish Armada and campaigns in the Netherlands left the Queen’s coffers empty. For this reason proposals to capture the Spanish treasure fleet were given royal support. The treasure fleet homeward bound from the Americas would be intercepted in the Azores. A diversion at…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Navy Records Society Publications

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