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Major Works: Forthcoming Early Modern History 1500-1750

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. The Fortress in the Age of Vauban and Frederick the Great 1660-1789

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have been acclaimed as the classic period of artillery fortification. This was an era when fortresses and fortress systems shaped the calculations of strategists and statesmen, and often dictated the course of campaigns. The age was one of almost...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Frederick the Great

    A Military Life

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    For tactical and strategic ingenuity, for daring and ruthless determination and the capacity to inspire troops, Frederick the Great was without equal. In this detailed life of ‘Old Fritz’, Christopher Duffy, who has written widely on the army of Frederick and on the armies of his adversaries,...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Russia's Military Way to the West

    Origins and Nature of Russian Military Power 1700-1800

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book provides an historical perspective on the growth of Russian military power, studying the emergence of the Russian regular army from 1700 until the end of the eighteenth century. In the process he evaluates the relative importance of Western and native influences on the creation of this...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Cavalier Army

    Its Organisation and Everyday Life

    By Peter Young, Wilfrid Emberton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The English Civil War of 1642-6 was one of the most formative periods of British history. This book, originally published in 1974, was one of the first to explore in depth the situation of the common soldier – how he was trained, clothed, equipped , fed and paid; how he amused himself, was...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Tide of Empires

    Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West Volume 1 1481-1654

    By Peter Padfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Stripped of dogma, national bias and historical legend, this volume of naval history deals with the period from Venetian sea supremacy and the Portuguese campaigns of discovery to the Dutch conquest of a world-wide maritime empire, and finally the emergence of England as a serious rival to the...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tide of Empires

    Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West Volume 2 1654-1763

    By Peter Padfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Beginning with England poised to take over as foremost world trading and naval power, leading through the epic struggle of both maritime powers against Bourbon France, this volume, originally published in 1982, concludes with England’s assumption of the ‘Sovereignty of the Seas’. In this...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Merry Wiesner-Hanks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Women's History

    Research on women and gender in the early modern world is booming: the field has a scholarly society that is now more than twenty years old; a specialized annual journal; a tri-annual conference; and a book series. How the topic is studied has changed over time: while past scholarship tended to...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The History of Science

    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti

    Science is one of the main features of the contemporary world, and shapes our lives to an extent that has no precedents in history. Yet science as we know it today is the outcome of contingent social processes, and its global success is far from self-explanatory. How did it happen? How did science...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

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