Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • 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 – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • A Tale of a Fool?

    A Microhistory of an 18th-Century Peasant Woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. Guðrún worked as a farmhand for most of her adult life, and when she died she left behind a partial autobiography, which is believed to be the oldest autobiography of an Icelandic peasant woman.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    By Lien Bich Luu

    Immigration is not only a modern-day debate. Major change in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a surge of political and religious refugees moving across the continent. Estimates suggest that from 1550 to 1585 around 50,000 Dutch and Walloons from the southern Netherlands…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Germano Maifreda

    Established in 1542, the Roman Inquisition operated through a network of almost fifty tribunals to combat heretical and heterodox threats within the papal territories. Whilst its theological, institutional and political aspects have been well-studied, until now no sustained work has been undertaken…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Isabella d’Este

    A Renaissance Princess, 1st Edition

    By Christine Shaw

    Isabella d’Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a well-rounded account of the full range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Engaging Transculturality

    Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laila Abu-Er-Rub, Christiane Brosius, Sebastian Meurer, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Susan Richter

    Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Engaging with...

  • The Peace of Augsburg and the Meckhart Confession

    Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy, 1st Edition

    By Adam Glen Hough

    Taking the religiously diverse city of Augsburg as its focus, this book explores the underappreciated role of local clergy in mediating and interpreting the Peace of Augsburg in the decades following its 1555 enactment, focusing on the efforts of the preacher Johann Meckhart and his heirs in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Routledge Revivals 17th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle of 23 titles brings together a number of prominent works examining and exploring areas of seventeenth century literature. The collection includes volumes on William Shakespeare, John Milton, John Donne and Andrew Marvell, as well as a critical look at key issues during this time,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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