Conquest and Exploration Products

  • 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

  • Connecting Worlds and People

    Early modern diasporas

    Edited by Dagmar Freist, Susanne Lachenicht

    In recent decades historians have emphasised 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 – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Framing the Ocean, 1700 to the Present

    Envisaging the Sea as Social Space

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    Before the eighteenth century, the ocean was regarded as a repulsive and chaotic deep. Despite reinvention as a zone of wonder and pleasure, it continued to be viewed in the West and elsewhere as ’uninhabited’, empty space. This collection, spanning the eighteenth century to the present, recasts…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Islam and Tibet – Interactions along the Musk Routes

    By Anna Akasoy

    Edited by Charles Burnett

    The first encounters between the Islamic world and Tibet took place in the course of the expansion of the Abbasid Empire in the eighth century. Military and political contacts went along with an increasing interest in the other side. Cultural exchanges and the transmission of knowledge were…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Travel, Tourism and Art

    By Tijana Rakic, Jo-Anne Lester

    Art, in its many forms, has long played an important role in people’s imagination, experience and remembrance of places, cultures and travels as well as in their motivation to travel. Travel and tourism, on the other hand, have also inspired numerous artists and featured in many artworks. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • An Historian in Peace and War

    The Diaries of Harold Temperley

    Edited by T.G. Otte

    The First World War and subsequent peace settlement shaped the course of the twentieth century, and the profound significance of these events were not lost on Harold Temperley, whose diaries are presented here. An established scholar, and later one of Britain’s foremost modern and diplomatic…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Making of a Cultural Landscape

    The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750-2010

    Edited by Jason Wood, John K. Walton

    For centuries, the English Lake District has been renowned as an important cultural, sacred and literary landscape. It is therefore surprising that there has so far been no in-depth critical examination of the Lake District from a tourism and heritage perspective. Bringing together leading writers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • China in Early Enlightenment Political Thought

    By Simon Kow

    China in Early Enlightenment Political Thought examines the ideas of China in the works of three major thinkers in the early European Enlightenment of the late seventeenth to early eighteenth centuries: Pierre Bayle, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, and the Baron de Montesquieu. Unlike surveys which…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Photographs

    Essays on Reading a Collection

    By Micheline Nilsen

    Revealing that nineteenth-century photography goes beyond the functional to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time, this study proposes that each photographic image of architecture be studied both as a primary visual document and an object of aesthetic inquiry. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

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