Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Italian Merchants in the Early-Modern Spanish Monarchy

    Business Relations, Identities and Political Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catia Brilli, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

    Italian businessmen played a key role in both international trade and finance from the Middle Ages until the first decades of the seventeenth century. While the peak of their influence within and beyond Europe has been thoroughly examined by historians, the way in which merchants from the Italian…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People, 1st Edition

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Experience of Domestic Service for Women in Early Modern London

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Humfrey

    The late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century texts presented here describe female servants' experiences of work in early modern London. Domestics' court depositions offer qualitative evidence that female servants were an important support of emergent capitalism in the early modern metropolis.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • The Incomparable Hester Santlow

    A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage, 1st Edition

    By Moira Goff

    In the first full-length study of the English dancer-actress Hester Santlow, Moira Goff focuses on her unusual career at Drury Lane between 1706 and 1733. Goff charts Santlow's repertoire and makes extensive use of archival resources to investigate both her dancing and acting skills. Santlow made a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Caine

    There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • 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
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  • The Epigrams of Sir John Harington

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Kilroy

    Many scholars have been calling for a new edition of Sir John Harington's Epigrams. Gerard Kilroy, using the three manuscripts arranged and revised by the author, offers the first complete text in print of Harington's four hundred Epigrams, uncovers Harington's elaborate design of forty theological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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  • Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, R.L.M. Morris, Pieter Martens

    This sixth volume in the European Festival Studies series stems from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the European Science Foundation’s PALATIUM project. Drawing on up-to-date scholarship, a Europe-wide group of early-career and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

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