Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Exploring Castles

    1st Edition

    By W. Douglas Simpson

    Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles across England and Scotland, from the early Norman Castles, to Edwardian, all the way up to the ‘modern’ castles. The book case studies on individual castles, such as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Origins of English Feudalism

    1st Edition

    By R. Allen Brown

    Originally published in 1973, Origins of English Feudalism suggests that English feudalism has, for a long time, been the most controversial and thereby the most highly technical aspect of English medieval history. The book contains relevant sources that will be of use to readers and will allow…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Castle in England and Wales

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By D.J. Cathcart King

    Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles in England and Wales. The books looks at how following the Norman Conquest, one of the most characteristic structures of the English landscape, the castle, was used to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Gold Was the Mortar

    The Economics of Cathedral Building, 1st Edition

    By Henry Kraus

    Originally published in 1979, Gold Was the Mortar details the financing and the building of the medieval cathedrals at Paris, Amiens, Toulouse, Lyon, Strasbourg, York, Poitiers and Rouen. The book examines the raising of funds and their expenditure, not only on the Cathedrals themselves, but also…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Conquest to 1509, 1st Edition

    By B.P. Wolffe

    Originally published in 1971, The Royal Demesne in English History shows how Norman and Angevin kings were able to regard the whole of their English kingdom as their royal demesne in the continental medieval sense. The book argues that only through the later loss of their continental possessions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Rethinking the History of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Gallois

    This book forms part of the scholarly rejection of the ‘experts’ of empire and calls for us to centre our understanding of colonial praxis upon the lives of the colonised peoples of the past and the present. Western publics are being constantly being told by ‘experts’ that they ought to rethink…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe

    1100-1700, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Broomhall, Andrew Lynch

    The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe, 1100–1700 presents the state of the field of pre-modern emotions during this period, placing particular emphasis on theoretical and methodological aspects of current research. This book serves as a reference to existing research practices in emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Florence in the Early Modern World

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Scott Baker, Brian J. Maxson

    Florence in the Early Modern World offers new perspectives on this important city by exploring the broader global context of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, within which the experience of Florence remains unique. By exploring the city’s relationship to its close and distant neighbours, this…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the Casa de Montejo and considers the role of the building’s Plateresque façade as a form of visual rhetoric that conveyed ideas about the individual and communal cultural identities in sixteenth-century Yucatán. C. Cody Barteet analyzes the façade within the complex colonial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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