Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge Companions

  • Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26

  • Enlightenment and Political Fiction

    The Everyday Intellectual, 1st Edition

    By Cecilia Miller

    The easy accessibility of political fiction in the long eighteenth century made it possible for any reader or listener to enter into the intellectual debates of the time, as much of the core of modern political and economic theory was to be found first in the fiction, not the theory, of this age.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24

  • European Navies and the Conduct of War

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Alfaro-Zaforteza, Alan James, Malcolm H Murfett

    European Navies and the Conduct of War considers the different contexts within which European navies operated over a period of 500 years culminating in World War Two, the greatest war ever fought at sea. Taking a predominantly continental point of view, the book moves away from the typically…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23

  • Capturing the Pícaro in Words

    Literary and Institutional Representations of Marginal Communities in Early Modern Madrid, 1st Edition

    By Konstantin Mierau

    Capturing the Pícaro in Words discusses the framing of the transient marginals of early modern Madrid in the literary pícaro. It compares the perceptions of constables, shopkeepers, and criminals, to those of mass-produced literary representations, and argues that the literary representations "…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • Knowledge and Power

    Science in World History, 2nd Edition

    By William Burns

    Knowledge and Power presents and explores science not as something specifically for scientists, but as an integral part of human civilization, and traces the development of science through different historical settings from the Middle Ages through to the Cold War. Five case studies are examined…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10

  • History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight, Adam Sutcliffe

    History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in contemporary public reflection on the past. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04

  • Gender, Violence and Attitudes

    Lessons from Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Satu Lidman

    Gender, Violence and Attitudes explores the history of gender-based violence in early modern Europe, particularly intimate-partner violence and sexual violence. It also investigates the legacy of gender-based violence through the Enlightenment to the present day and offers a historical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04

  • The Revolt of Snowballs

    Murano Confronts Venice, 1511, 1st Edition

    By Claire Judde de Larivière

    The Revolt of Snowballs unpicks a rare and turbulent event which occurred in 1511 and investigates the meaning behind it. On January 27, 1511, the island of Murano was the scene of an exceptional event during which the representative of Venice, exercising power in the island on behalf of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02

  • Nature in the History of Economic Thought

    How Natural Resources Became an Economic Concept, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel Wolloch

    From antiquity to our own time those interested in political economy have with almost no exceptions regarded the natural physical environment as a resource meant for human use. Focusing on the period 1600-1850, and paying particular attention to major figures including Adam Smith, T.R. Malthus,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28

  • Prints in Translation, 1450–1750

    Image, Materiality, Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Edward H. Wouk

    Printed artworks were often ephemeral, but in the early modern period, exchanges between print and other media were common, setting off chain reactions of images and objects that endured. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, musical or scientific instruments, and armor exerted their own influence…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22

  • Witchcraft: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    The Basics

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