Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • Francesco Robortello (1516-1567)

    Architectural Genius of the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Marco Sgarbi

    This book explores the intellectual world of Francesco Robortello, one of the most prominent scholars of the Italian Renaissance. From poetics to rhetoric, philology to history, topics to ethics, Robortello revolutionized the field of humanities through innovative interpretations of ancient texts…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Fiscal Policy in Early Modern Europe

    Portugal in Comparative Context, 1st Edition

    By Rodrigo da Costa Dominguez

    This book will examine the gradual assembly and consolidation of Portuguese fiscal policy in the second half of the fifteenth century, providing a comparative analysis of the Portuguese State’s finances and fiscal dynamics with other Western European monarchies. This book examines relevant aspects…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Interpreting Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Scott Dixon, Beat Kümin

    Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800). Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Charles I

    1st Edition

    By Mark Parry

    Charles I provides a detailed overview of Charles Stuart, placing his reign firmly within the wider context of this turbulent period and examining the nature of one of the most complex monarchs in British history. The book is organised chronologically, beginning in 1600 and covering Charles’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism

    The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kees Boterbloem

    This book shows how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare. By charting Dutch activity across the globe, it explores Dutch participation in the international arms trade, and in wars both at home and abroad. In doing so, it ponders the issue of how…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78)

    1st Edition

    By Juan E. Tazón

    This book was published in 2003. Thomas Stukeley was one of the most colourful characters of the Elizabethan age, whose exploits brought him fame and notoriety throughout Europe. Described variously as picturesque, quixotic, cloudy minded, remarkable, and (by Evelyn Waugh) as a "preposterous and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Jerusalem Afflicted

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

    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 – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for North-west Passage,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Daniel Gookin, the Praying Indians, and King Philip's War

    A Short History in Documents, 1st Edition

    By Louise A. Breen

    This volume presents a short, annotated reader of primary documents published during King Philip’s War. The central document is Daniel Gookin’s Doings and Sufferings of the Christian Indians in New England in the Years 1675, 1675, and 1677. This tract, in conjunction with a set of ancillary…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge

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