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  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Designed to offer a state-of-the-art introduction to established and emerging patterns of research, The Ashgate 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…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Consquest 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 – 2019-07-09 
    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 role of the architectural façade as an indicator of individual and communal cultural identities, focusing on a residence of a conquistador rather than religious and monarchial structures. Cody Barteet analyzes the Casa de Montejo within the visual culture that it belongs,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800

    Comparisons and Contrasts, 1st Edition

    By Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800 provides a comprehensive history of this complex period and explores the contrasting worlds of the British and the French Empires as they strove to develop new societies in the Americas. Charting the volatile relationship between the British and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22 
    Seminar Studies

  • Impure and Worldly Geography

    Pierre Gourou and Tropicality, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Bowd, Daniel Clayton

    Tropicality is a centuries-old Western discourse that treats otherness and the exotic in binary – ‘us’ and ‘them’ – terms. It has long been implicated in empire and its anxieties over difference. However, little attention has been paid to its twentieth-century genealogy. This book explores this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour

    John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Byrne

    A Scientific, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour: John Lee In England, Wales and Ireland, 1806–7, is a critical edition of the travel diaries and sketchbooks of Dr John Lee FRS (né Fiott, 1783–1866), published for the first time. Shortly after graduating from Cambridge University, Lee set out on a…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22

  • The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Griet Vermeesch, Manon van der Heijden, Jaco Zuijderduijn

    The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900 presents a new perspective on the uses of justice between 1600 and 1900 and confronts prevailing Eurocentric historiography in its examination of how people of this period made use of the law. Between 1600 and 1900 the towns in Western Europe,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to answer questions about what role these networks played in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01

  • The School of Salamanca in the Affairs of the Indies

    Barbarism and Political Order, 1st Edition

    By Natsuko Matsumori

    The School of Salamanca in the Affairs of the Indies explores the significance of Salamancans, such as Vitoria and Soto, and related thinkers, such as Las Casas and Sepúlveda, in the formation of the early modern political order. It also analyses early modern understandings of political order, with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Migration and Migrant Identities in the Near East from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Yoo, Andrea Zerbini, Caroline Barron

    This book brings together recent developments in modern migration theory, a wide range of sources, new and old tools revisited (from GIS to epigraphic studies, from stable isotope analysis to the study of literary sources) and case studies from the ancient eastern Mediterranean that illustrate how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09

  • Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean

    1550-1810, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean explores the early modern genre of European Barbary Coast captivity narratives from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. During this period, the Mediterranean Sea was the setting of large-scale corsairing that resulted in the capture or enslavement of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

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