Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Rethinking Prejudice

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Dorschel

    This title was first published in 2000. Rethinking Prejudice offers the first philosophical monograph on the concept of prejudice. It takes its start from a study of Enlightenment thought, and pursues the topic to the reassessment of prejudice in contemporary hermeneutics. Yet history of ideas is a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Gulliver and the Gentle Reader (1991)

    Studies in Swift and Our Time, 1st Edition

    By C J Rawson

    Originally published in 1973, Gulliver and the Gentle Reader critically examines the writing of Jonathan Swift. The book is predominately concerned with what Rawson coins ‘the "unofficial" energies’ which work below the surface of Swift’s conscious themes. Alongside this discussion, Rawson provides…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, virtual, and alternate bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    This collection of essays considers artistic works that deal with the body without a visual representation. It explores a range of ways to represent this absence of the figure: from abject elements such as bodily fluids and waste to surrogate forms including reliquaries, manuscripts, and cloth. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte-Rose Millar

    This book represents the first systematic study of the role of the Devil in English witchcraft pamphlets for the entire period of state-sanctioned witchcraft prosecutions (1563-1735). It provides a rereading of English witchcraft, one which moves away from an older historiography which underplays…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • The Rise of Science in Islam and the West

    From Shared Heritage to Parting of The Ways, 8th to 19th Centuries, 1st Edition

    By John W. Livingston

    This is a study of science in Muslim society from its rise in the 8th century to the efforts of 19th-century Muslim thinkers and reformers to regain the lost ethos that had given birth to the rich scientific heritage of earlier Muslim civilization. The volume is organized in four parts; the rise of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648-1920

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Hannu Salmi

    As Enlightenment notions of predictability, progress and the sense that humans could control and shape their environments informed European thought, catastrophes shook many towns to the core, challenging the new world view with dramatic impact. This book concentrates on a period marked by passage…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Social Thought in England, 1480-1730

    From Body Social to Worldly Wealth, 1st Edition

    By A.L. Beier

    Authorities ranging from philosophers to politicians nowadays question the existence of concepts of society, whether in the present or the past. This book argues that social concepts most definitely existed in late medieval and early modern England, laying the foundations for modern models of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 

  • Individuality in Early Modern Japan

    Thinking for Oneself, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nosco

    Two of the most commonly alleged features of Japanese society are its homogeneity and its encouragement of conformity, as represented by the saying that the nail that sticks up gets pounded. This volume’s primary goal is to challenge these and a number of other long-standing assumptions regarding…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 

  • Spain, Rumor, and Anti-Catholicism in Mid-Jacobean England

    The Palatine Match, Cleves, and the Armada Scares of 1612-1613 and 1614, 1st Edition

    By Calvin F. Senning

    Geoffrey Parker has remarked that the Spanish Armada, though a disastrous defeat, was a considerable psychological success. Deep into the seventeenth century the specter of a returning armada haunted England. Twice in the middle of James I’s reign alarms occurred. One grew out of the king’s plan,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 

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