Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Leahy, Ken Tully

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-25 

  • Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation

    The Skull Beneath the Skin, 1st Edition

    By Sasha Garwood

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin is a unique exploration of why early modern noblewomen starved themselves, how they understood their behaviour, and how it was interpreted and received by their contemporaries. The first study of its kind, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe for eight centuries have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and often led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Dynastic Change

    Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Maria S.A. Rodrigues, Manuela Santos Silva, Jonathan W. Spangler

    Dynastic Change: Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy examines the strategies for change and legitimacy in monarchies in the medieval and early modern eras. Taking a broadly comparative approach, Dynastic Change explores the mechanisms employed as well as theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding modern China’s development. …

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 

  • Edwin Sandys and the Reform of English Religion

    1st Edition

    By Sarah L. Bastow

    This book examines the complexities of reformed religion in early-modern England, through an examination of the experiences of Edwin Sandys, a prominent member of the Elizabethan Church hierarchy. Sandys was an ardent evangelical in the Edwardian era forced into exile under Mary I, but on his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Catholic Missionaries in Early Modern Asia

    Patterns of Localization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Amsler, Andreea Badea, Bernard Heyberger, Christian Windler

    Over recent decades, historians have become increasingly interested in early modern Catholic missions in Asia as laboratories of cultural contact. This book builds on recent ground-breaking research on early modern Catholic missions which has shown that missionaries in Asia cooperated with and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • The Economic Causes of the English Civil War

    Freedom of Trade and the English Revolution, 1st Edition

    By George Yerby

    This is a coordinated presentation of the economic basis of revolutionary change in 16th- and early-17th century England, addressing a crucial but neglected phase of historical development. It traces a transformation in the agrarian economy and substantiates the decisive scale on which this took…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • A History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Bradley Franco

    A History of Siena provides a concise and up-to-date biography of the city, from its medieval development through to the present day, and makes Siena’s history, culture and traditions accessible to anyone studying or visiting the city. Well-informed by archival research and recent scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Who Was William Hickey?

    A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India, 1st Edition

    By James Farr

    This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The World of the Italian Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By E. R. Chamberlin

    Originally published in 1982, this book tackles the underlying problem of what is meant by ‘the Renaissance’ and outlines those social, economic and topographical factors which triggered it off. It covers a number of subjects, the family, war, trade, religion and art but recognizing that the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The Women of the Medici

    1st Edition

    By Yvonne Maguire

    When this book was first published in 1927 there was a dearth of material written in English about the leading women of Florence at the time of the Renaissance. This volume, based primarily on their own letters, filled that gap. As well as discussing the characters and domestic life of these…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

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