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  1. The First European Description of Japan, 1585

    A Critical English-Language Edition of Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J.

    By Luis Frois SJ

    Edited by Daniel T. Reff, Richard Danford

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In 1585, at the height of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edition of...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Dutch Wars of Independence

    Warfare and Commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680

    By Marjolein 't Hart

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    In The Dutch Wars of Independence, Marjolein ’t Hart assesses the success of the Dutch in establishing their independence through their eighty years struggle with Spain - one of the most remarkable achievements of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other rebellions troubled mighty powers...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Art and Magic in the Court of the Stuarts

    By Vaughan Hart

    Spanning from the inauguration of James I in 1603 to the execution of Charles I in 1649, the Stuart court saw the emergence of a full expression of Renaissance culture in Britain. Hart examines the influence of magic on Renaissance art and how in its role as an element of royal propaganda, art was...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arts of Perception

    The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720

    By Jeremy Robbins

    Arts of Perception offers a new account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals, including Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra Fajardo, López de Vega, and Sor Juana. Reading these figures in the context of European...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Court of Burgundy

    By Otto Cartellieri

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth-century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England

    By John S. Garrison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transitional phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Witchcraft and Hysteria in Elizabethan London

    Edward Jorden and the Mary Glover Case

    Edited by Michael MacDonald

    Series: Tavistock Classic Reprints in the History of Psychiatry

    Witchcraft was at its height in Elizabethan London. Edward Jorden showed that hysteria and not demons lay behind the witch-craze. Edward Jorden's Briefe Discourse of a Disease Called the Suffocation of the Mother (1603) is said to have reclaimed the demoniacally possessed for medicine and to have...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Childhood and Emotion

    Across Cultures 1450-1800

    Edited by Claudia Jarzebowski, Thomas Max Safley

    How did children feel in the Middle Ages and early modern times? How did adults feel about the children around them? This collection addresses these fundamental but rarely asked questions about social and family relations by bringing together two emerging fields within cultural history – childhood...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Two Centuries of Irish History (Routledge Revivals)

    1691-1870

    Edited by R. Barry O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of papers, first published in 1888, presents the history of Ireland as it unfolded from the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 until the Land Act of 1870 and the Home Rule Movement. Written at a time of great national interest in the ‘Irish Problem’, Two Centuries of Irish History tells the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge