Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery

    Faces, Men, and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Savoia

    This book uses the work of Bolognese physician and anatomist Gaspare Tagliacozzi to explore the social and cultural history of early modern surgery; it discusses how Italian and European surgeons‘ attitudes to health and beauty, and how patients‘ gender shaped views on the public appearance of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    The Body in the City

  • 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 – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance.   This edited collection…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

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

  • Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform

    1st Edition

    By Douglas N. Dow

    Focusing on artists and architectural complexes which until now have eluded scholarly attention in English-language publications, Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform examines through their art programs three different confraternal organizations in Florence at a…

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

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Daniel Gookin, the Praying Indians, and King Philip's War

    A Short History in Documents, 1st Edition

    By Louise A. Breen

    This volume presents a short, annotated reader of primary documents published during King Philip’s War. The central document is Daniel Gookin’s Doings and Sufferings of the Christian Indians in New England in the Years 1675, 1675, and 1677. This tract, in conjunction with a set of ancillary…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Exclusion

    Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Tarantino, Charles Zika

    Feeling Exclusion investigates the emotional experience of exclusion at the heart of the religious life of persecuted and exiled individuals and communities in early modern Europe. Between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries an unprecedented number of people in Europe were forced to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge

  • The Borgia Family

    Rumor and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    The Borgia Family explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the Borgias and studies deconstructing later…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Charles I

    1st Edition

    By Mark Parry

    Charles I provides a detailed overview of Charles Stuart, placing his reign firmly within the wider context of this turbulent period and examining the nature of one of the most complex monarchs in British history. The book is organised chronologically, beginning in 1600 and covering Charles’ early…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

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