Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Princes of the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Orville Prescott

    Originally published in 1970, this book offered a fresh look at the triumph and turmoil of the Renaissance by examining the lives and power of the princes of Italy, who ruled the many independent states and who dominated the society which nurtured the Renaissance painters, sculptors, writers and…

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

  • Renaissance and Revolution

    The Remaking of European Thought, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Anthony Mazzeo

    Originally published in 1967, this book discusses some key writers of the Renaissance: Machiavelli, Castiglione, Bacon and Hobbes and compares their work by relating it that of others in England and elsewhere. Chapters on Bacon contain references to Galileo and Descartes; the chapter on Castiglione…

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

  • The French Renaissance and Its Heritage

    Essays Presented to Alan Boase, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. R. Haggis

    Originally published in 1968 this collection of essays is authored by scholars from the UK, Europe and the U. S. A. and covers Renaissance art, prose and poetry including discussions on the work of Montaigne, Rabelais, Flaubert and Baudelaire.…

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

  • The Renaissance in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Trenchard Cox

    Originally published in 1933 this volume traces the history of the Renaissance in Europe and shows how its artistic manifestations differed in each successive country, drawing reference from the numerous works of art that were in the London Museums and galleries in the early 20th Century. Among…

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

  • Catherine de Medici

    1st Edition

    By Jean Heritier

    Originally published in 1968 this book is an unforgettable portrait of an impoverished orphaned daughter of the Medici, pitchforked at the age of fourteen into her royal destiny and having to bear the rivalry of Diane de Poiters and the description ‘the Florentine shopkeeper’ who nevertheless…

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

  • Daily Life in Florence

    In the Time of the Medici, 1st Edition

    By J. Lucas-Dubreton

    Originally published in 1960, paints a picture of what life was like in Renaissance Florence. It examines private and public life of Florentine citizens, governance and defence; the life of women; domestic arrangements; ritual and ceremony, siege and plague.…

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

  • The Court of the Medici

    1st Edition

    By George Pottinger

    Originally published in 1978 this book assesses the Medici achievements as they appear to the 21st Century reader. As well as discussing individuals from the Medici clan, Medicean politics, bloodshed and conspiracies are also examined and relations with the other city states. Much of the material…

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

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1927 and 1982, the volumes in this set: Outline the social, economic and topographical factors which brought about the Renaissance Examine the great Italian Renaissance cities and their families. Two volume focus in particular on the Medici women. Discuss the…

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

  • Witchcraft in Early Modern England

    2nd Edition

    By James Sharpe

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England provides a fascinating introduction to the history of witches and witchcraft in England from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. Witchcraft was a crime punishable by death in England during this period and this book charts the witch panics and legal…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
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    Seminar Studies

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on the 3rd December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Persistence of Melancholia in Arts and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Bubenik

    This book explores the history and continuing relevance of melancholia as an amorphous but richly suggestive theme in literature, music, and visual culture, as well as philosophy and the history of ideas. Inspired by Albrecht Dürer’s engraving Melencolia I (1514) — the first visual representation…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

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