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  • Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives

    Edited by Vincent Carey, Sarah Covington, Valerie Mcgowan-Doyle

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Capetian France 987-1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Spanning France's development across four centuries, Capetian France is a definitive book. This third edition has been expanded to include more on culture and society and is now accompanied with online resources, including links to images and primary sources. In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Iberian World

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World draws together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies toward multi-territorial and multi-"national" approaches. It evaluates Spain and Portugal in the 15th-19th centuries including their European possessions, and analyses the interactions and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    In this edited volume, an interdisciplinary group of scholars examines the Renaissance of letter-writing in the Italian peninsula, where humanists like Barbaro were among the first to perceive and articulate the power of letters. Most importantly, the volume is a collective reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Pilgrim Bodies

    An Anatomy of Christian and Post-Christian Intentional Movement

    By Sara Terreault, Matthew R. Anderson

    Pilgrim Bodies traces the emergence and expansion of pilgrimage in the Christian West to its eclipse in the early modern period, and its subsequent re-invention in postmodernity. By focussing on the lived body, this volume engages the recent explosion of interest, both scholarly and popular, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Inochentism and Russian Orthodoxy

    Narratives of Resistance

    By James A. Kapalo

    This book explores the history and evolution of a controversial new religious movement that emerged in the Russian borderlands of Moldova and Ukraine in the context of the Russian revolutionary period. It centres around the charismatic preaching of Inochentie, a monk of the Orthodox Church, known…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Saints and Sanctity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Striving for remembrance

    Edited by Alexandre Coello de la Rosa, Linda G. Jones

    A common objective of saint veneration in all three Abrahamic religions is the recovery and perpetuation of the collective memory of the saint. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all yield intriguing similarities and differences in their respective conceptions of sanctity. This edited collection…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes

    Edited by Cynthia Camp, Emily Kelley

    Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas trade was dangerous, and merchants' commercial activities were seen as jeopardizing their souls. Merchants turned to saints for protection and succor,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Later Medieval Europe

    1250-1520, 4th Edition

    By Daniel Waley, Daniel Waley, Peter Denley, Peter Denley

    Later Medieval Europe traces medieval history from the divine right of kings to the political philosophies of writers such as Machiavelli and the medieval city-states to the unification of Spain. Daniel Waley and Peter Denley focus on the growing power of the state to illuminate changing political…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition

    By Bansidhar Bhatt

    Looking at the early history of Jainism, from 6th century BCE onwards, this book focuses on one of the 24 Jinas that are identified as the main religious leaders of Jainism. It is a commonly accepted hypothesis that Parsvanatha, the 23rd Jina, is an historical figure whose values were modified by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • The Devil's World

    Heresy and Society 1100-1300, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Roach

    Exploring the relationship of heresy, dissent and society in the 12th and 13th centuries, The Devil’s World shows how people made conscious choices between heresy and orthodoxy in the middle ages and were not afraid to exert their power as ‘consumers’ of religion. The book gives an account of all…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • The Umayyad World

    Edited by Andrew Marsham

    The Umayyad World captures the new wave of scholarship on the formative era of Islam and helps shape fresh avenues of inquiry. The volume integrates early Islamic history into wider global history, through the growing recognition that the first century or so of Islam (c. 610–c. 750 CE) belongs in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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