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

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78)

    1st Edition

    By Juan E. Tazón

    This book was published in 2003. Thomas Stukeley was one of the most colourful characters of the Elizabethan age, whose exploits brought him fame and notoriety throughout Europe. Described variously as picturesque, quixotic, cloudy minded, remarkable, and (by Evelyn Waugh) as a "preposterous and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Interpreting Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Scott Dixon, Beat Kümin

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800). Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge

  • The Iberian World

    1450–1820, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World: 1450–1820 brings together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies, providing in-depth analysis of fifteenth to early nineteenth century Portugal and Spain, their European possessions and the African, Asian, and American peoples that were under their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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 – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Knowledge and the Early Modern City

    A History of Entanglements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bert De Munck, Antonella Romano

    Knowledge and the Early Modern City uses case studies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries to examine the relationships between knowledge and the city and how these changed in a period when the nature and conception of both was drastically transformed. Both knowledge formation and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Knowledge Societies in History

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