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  • The World of Private Banking

    1st Edition

    By Youssef Cassis, Philip Cottrell, Iain L. Fraser

    This is a full and authoritative account of the history of private banking, beginning with its development in conjunction with the world markets served by and centred on a few European cities, notably Amsterdam and London. These banks were usually partnerships, a form of organization which…

    Hardback – 2009-11-10
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • The Technology of Salvation and the Art of Geertgen tot Sint Jans

    1st Edition

    By John R. Decker

    Investigating the complex interactions between devotional imagery and Church doctrine in the Low Countries during the fifteenth century, this book demonstrates how the pictorial arts intersected with popular religious practice. The author reconstructs the conceptual frameworks underlying the use…

    Hardback – 2009-04-16
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Dissident Identities in the Early Modern Low Countries

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Duke, Andrew Spicer

    Alastair Duke has long been recognized as one of the leading scholars of the early modern Netherlands, known internationally for his important work on the impact of religious change on political events which was the focus of his Reformation and Revolt in the Low Countries (1990). Bringing together…

    Hardback – 2009-01-28
    Routledge

  • Landscape and Philosophy in the Art of Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568–1625)

    1st Edition

    By Leopoldine Prosperetti

    In this first comprehensive full length study in English on the art of Jan Brueghel the Elder, Leopoldine Prosperetti illuminates how the work of this painter relates to a philosophical culture prevailing in the Antwerp of his time. She shows that no matter what scenery, figures or objects stock…

    Hardback – 2009-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Feminine Dynamic in English Art, 1485–1603

    Women as Consumers, Patrons and Painters, 1st Edition

    By Susan E. James

    A significant contribution to the understanding of sixteenth-century English art in an historical context, this study by Susan James represents an intensive rethinking and restructuring of the Tudor art world based on a broad, detailed survey of women's diverse creative roles within that world.…

    Hardback – 2009-01-13
    Routledge

  • Finance and Modernization

    A Transnational and Transcontinental Perspective for the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Feldman

    Edited by Peter Hertner

    Finance and Modernization centres on a set of historical developments and problems typified by the long history of the Österreichische Creditanstalt and its successor organizations, and opens the way to compare and contrast experiences throughout Central and Western Europe and also on other…

    Hardback – 2008-12-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Defining Community in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Halvorson

    Edited by Karen E. Spierling

    Numerous historical studies use the term "community'" to express or comment on social relationships within geographic, religious, political, social, or literary settings, yet this volume is the first systematic attempt to collect together important examples of this varied work in order to draw…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • The Netherlandish Image after Iconoclasm, 1566–1672

    Material Religion in the Dutch Golden Age, 1st Edition

    By Mia M. Mochizuki

    Debunking the myth of the stark white Protestant church interior, this study explores the very objects and architectural additions that were in fact added to Netherlandish church interiors in the first century after iconoclasm. In charting these additions, Mia Mochizuki helps explain the impact of…

    Hardback – 2008-11-14
    Routledge

  • Before Bruegel

    Sebald Beham and the Origins of Peasant Festival Imagery, 1st Edition

    By Alison G. Stewart

    Peasant festival imagery began in sixteenth-century Nuremberg, when the city played host to a series of religious and secular festivals. The peasant festival images were first produced as woodcut prints in the decade between 1524 and 1535 by Sebald Beham. These peasant festival prints show…

    Hardback – 2008-07-07
    Routledge

  • Agency, Visuality and Society at the Chartreuse de Champmol

    1st Edition

    By Sherry C.M. Lindquist

    Grounded in archival sources, this interdisciplinary study explores the profound historical significance of the mausoleum of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy - the Chartreuse de Champmol. Although the monument is well known as the site of pivotal works of art by Claus Sluter, Melchior Broederlam, Jean…

    Hardback – 2008-03-14
    Routledge

  • War, Religion and Service

    Huguenot Soldiering, 1685–1713, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Glozier, David Onnekink

    During the Glorious Revolution of 1688 Huguenot soldiers were at the forefront of William of Orange's army. Their role was an important one and they are, with justification, best remembered for this act among British historians and the public alike. Yet Huguenot soldiering existed long before this…

    Hardback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • The Rise of the Amsterdam Market and Information Exchange

    Merchants, Commercial Expansion and Change in the Spatial Economy of the Low Countries, c.1550–1630, 1st Edition

    By Clé Lesger

    Most scholars agree that during the sixteenth century, the centre of European international trade shifted from Antwerp to Amsterdam, presaging the economic rise of the Dutch Republic in the following century. Traditionally this shift has been accepted as the natural consequence of a dynamic and…

    Hardback – 2006-08-10
    Routledge

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