Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Fiscal Policy in Early Modern Europe

    Portugal in Comparative Context, 1st Edition

    By Rodrigo da Costa Dominguez

    This book will examine the gradual assembly and consolidation of Portuguese fiscal policy in the second half of the fifteenth century, providing a comparative analysis of the Portuguese State’s finances and fiscal dynamics with other Western European monarchies. This book examines relevant aspects…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Great Nightmen Conspiracy

    A Tale of the 18th Century’s Dishonourable Underworld, 1st Edition

    By Tyge Krogh

    The Great Nightmen Conspiracy explores the little known magico-religious history of 18th century Denmark. Essential tasks carried out by the nightmen, such as dealing with carcasses and assisting with executions, generated contempt from the rest of society, but also led to the nightmen becoming…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Leahy, Ken Tully

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation

    The Skull Beneath the Skin, 1st Edition

    By Sasha Garwood

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin is a unique exploration of why early modern noblewomen starved themselves, how they understood their behaviour, and how it was interpreted and received by their contemporaries. The first study of its kind, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe for eight centuries have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and often led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Edwin Sandys and the Reform of English Religion

    1st Edition

    By Sarah L. Bastow

    This book examines the complexities of reformed religion in early-modern England, through an examination of the experiences of Edwin Sandys, a prominent member of the Elizabethan Church hierarchy. Sandys was an ardent evangelical in the Edwardian era forced into exile under Mary I, but on his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Catholic Missionaries in Early Modern Asia

    Patterns of Localization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Amsler, Andreea Badea, Bernard Heyberger, Christian Windler

    Over recent decades, historians have become increasingly interested in early modern Catholic missions in Asia as laboratories of cultural contact. This book builds on recent ground-breaking research on early modern Catholic missions which has shown that missionaries in Asia cooperated with and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • The Economic Causes of the English Civil War

    Freedom of Trade and the English Revolution, 1st Edition

    By George Yerby

    This is a coordinated presentation of the economic basis of revolutionary change in 16th- and early-17th century England, addressing a crucial but neglected phase of historical development. It traces a transformation in the agrarian economy and substantiates the decisive scale on which this took…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Who Was William Hickey?

    A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India, 1st Edition

    By James Farr

    This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on the 3rd December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

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