Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    1st Edition

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany

    1st Edition

    By Avner Shamir

    This book discusses the early modern engagement with books that survived intentional or accidental fire in Lutheran Germany. From the 1620s until the middle of the eighteenth century, unburnt books became an attraction for princes, publishers, clergymen, and some laymen. To cope with an event that…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the early modern period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England

    1st Edition

    By Julia Ipgrave

    Designed to contribute to a greater understanding of the religious foundations of seventeenth century political writing, this study offers a detailed exploration of the significance of the figure and story of Adam at that time. The book investigates seventeenth-century writings from England and New…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Commerce, Peace, and the Arts in Renaissance Venice

    Ruzante and the Empire at Center Stage, 1st Edition

    By Linda L. Carroll

    With the Paduan playwright Angelo Beolco, aka Ruzante, as a focal point, this book sheds new light on his oeuvre and times - and on Venetian patrician interest in him - by embedding the Venetian aspects of his life within the monumental changes taking place in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Community-Making in Early Stuart Theatres

    Stage and audience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony W. Johnson, Roger D. Sell, Helen Wilcox

    Twenty-two leading experts on early modern drama collaborate in this volume to explore three closely interconnected research questions. To what extent did playwrights represent dramatis personae in their entertainments as forming, or failing to form, communal groupings? How far were theatrical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Early Modern Constructions of Europe

    Literature, Culture, History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Kläger, Gerd Bayer

    Between the medieval conception of Christendom and the political visions of modernity, ideas of Europe underwent a transformative and catalytic period that saw a cultural process of renewed self-definition or self-Europeanization. The contributors to this volume address this process, analyzing how…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560

    1st Edition

    By Pascale Barthe

    Focusing on early Renaissance Franco-Ottoman relations, this book fills a gap in studies of Ottoman representations by early modern European powers by addressing the Franco-Ottoman bond. In French Encounters with the Ottomans, Pascale Barthe examines the birth of the Franco-Ottoman rapprochement…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • The North Atlantic Frontier of Medieval Europe

    Vikings and Celts, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Muldoon

    Discussion of medieval European expansion tends to focus on expansion eastward and the crusades. The selection of studies reprinted here, however, focuses on the other end of Eurasia, where dwelled the warlike Celts, and beyond whom lay the north seas and the awesome Atlantic Ocean, formidable…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    The Expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500

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