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Early Modern History 1500-1750 Books

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  1. The Atlantic World

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Adrian Leonard, William O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Healthcare in Private and Public from the Early Modern Period to 2000

    Edited by Paul Weindling

    A key volume on a central aspect of the history of medicine and its social relations, The History of Healthcare in Public and Private examines how the modernisation of healthcare resulted in a wide variety of changing social arrangements in...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Death, Money and the Vultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Inheritance and Avarice 1660-1750

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    By the latter half of the seventeenth century, the practice of drawing up a will had become commonplace, and people were increasingly encouraged to set down their final wishes in a ‘last will and testament’. Although intended to clarify ownership, these documents often provoked conflict amongst...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Tudor Law of Treason (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction

    By John Bellamy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1979, was ground-breaking in its exploration of the understudied area of the Tudor law of treason. Bellamy first examines the scope of that law, noting the inheritance from the Middle Ages, the effectiveness of the new statutes and interpretation of the law by the...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Bastard Feudalism and the Law (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Bellamy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1989, was one of the first to directly address the legal dimension of bastard feudalism. John Bellamy explores the role and vulnerability of local officials and juries, the nature of the endemic land wars and the interference in the justice system by those at the top...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Class and State in Ancien Regime France

    The Road to Modernity?

    By David Parker

    Class and State in Early Modern France explores the economic, social, ideological and political foundations of French Absolutism. David Parker's challenging interpretation presents French Absolutism as a remarkably successful attempt to preserve the political and ideological structures of the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Writing, Geometry and Space in Seventeenth-Century England and America

    Circles in the Sand

    By Jess Edwards

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    The early modern map has come to mark the threshold of modernity, cutting through the layered customs of Medieval parochialism with its clean, expansive geometries. Re-thinking the role played by mathematics and cartography in the English seventeenth century, this book argues that the cultural...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge