Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Brading

    The centerpiece of Émilie Du Châtelet’s philosophy of science is her Foundations of Physics, first published in 1740. The Foundations contains epistemology, metaphysics, methodology, mechanics, and physics, including such pressing issues of the time as whether there are atoms, the appropriate roles…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge Revivals

  • All for Union, Empire and Homeland

    The Labours of “Honest John” Drummond of Quarrel, 1st Edition

    By George McGilvary

    This book uses original resources to uncover the valuable help given to Britain’s leaders and her elite by the Scot, John Drummond of Quarrel. It reveals why he proved indispensable as a special consultant and counsellor to statesmen, nobles and businessmen, shows his devotion to the 1707 Union,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06

  • The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03

  • Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance

    Trecento Historians of the Mezzogiorno, 1st Edition

    By Ronald G. Musto

    This volume traces the work of trecento historians of the Mezzogiorno, analyzing it through current methodological and theoretical frameworks. Questioning the current consensus, the book examines how the South as a cultural "other" began evolving over the fourteenth century, and reconsiders the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Routledge Revivals 18th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle of 16 volumes brings together a number of prominent works examining and exploring areas of eighteenth century literature. The collection includes volumes on Jane Austen, Jonathan Swift, William Wordsworth and William Blake, as well as a critical look at key issues during this time,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts

    1st Edition

    By Renana Bartal

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21

  • The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andaleeb Badiee Banta

    Venetian artistic giants of the sixteenth century, such as Giorgione, Vittore Carpaccio, Titian, Jacopo Sansovino, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, and their contemporaries, continued to shape artistic development, tastes in collecting, and modes of display long after their own practices ended.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21

  • Signs and Wonders in Britain’s Age of Revolution

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abigail J. Hartman, Timothy G. Fehler

    Signs and Wonders in Britain’s Age of Revolution is an original collection of primary sources from the era encompassing the political, religious, and social tumult of the English Civil War. With a focus on Britain in the seventeenth century and covering topics such as astrology, scurrilous…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20

  • Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse

    From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends, 1st Edition

    By Gary K. Waite

    Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse explores for the first time the extent to which the unusual religious diversity and tolerance of the Dutch Republic affected how its residents regarded Jews and Muslims. Analyzing an array of vernacular publications, this book reveals how Dutch…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14

  • Plague and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson, Christos Lynteris

    Plague and the City uncovers discourses of plague and anti-plague measures in the city during the medieval, early modern and modern periods, and explores the connection between plague and urban environments including attempts by professional bodies to prevent or limit the outbreak of epidemic…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    The Body in the City

  • Cultures of Selling

    Perspectives on Consumption and Society since 1700, 1st Edition

    By Laura Ugolini

    Edited by John Benson

    The study of consumption and its relationship to cultural and social values has become a vibrant and important field in recent years. Hitherto however, relatively few detailed and full length works on this topic have been published. In what will become a seminal volume, this book examines retail…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

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