Conquest and Exploration Products

  • 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 – 2017-03-07 
    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

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In 1673, two French explorers - Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper and trader - embarked on a journey of exploration in the center of the American continent, becoming the first Europeans to travel the Mississippi River and its environs. A century before Lewis…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • 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

  • Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practices

    Explorations Through Java

    By Albertus Bagus Laksana

    Exploring the distinctive nature and role of local pilgrimage traditions among Muslims and Catholics, Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practices draws particularly on south central Java, Indonesia. In this area, the hybrid local Muslim pilgrimage culture is shaped by traditional Islam, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage

  • Connecting Worlds and People

    Early modern diasporas

    Edited by Dagmar Freist, Susanne Lachenicht

    In recent decades historians have emphasized 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 – 2016-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Piracy, 1580–1630

    English Literature and Seaborne Crime

    By Claire Jowitt

    Listening to what she terms 'unruly pirate voices' in early modern English literature, in this study Claire Jowitt offers an original and compelling analysis of the cultural meanings of 'piracy'. By examining the often marginal figure of the pirate (and also the sometimes hard-to-distinguish…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Travel, Communication and Geography in Late Antiquity

    Sacred and Profane

    By Linda Ellis, Frank L. Kidner

    Travel, Communication and Geography in Late Antiquity brings together a set of papers that consider anew issues of travel, communication and landscape in Late Antiquity. This period witnessed an increase in long-distance travel and the construction of large new inter-provincial communications…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

Product Search