Saturday, July 03, 2004

Early Modern Links

Another roundup of interesting links for early modernists. They're arranged roughly under the same thematic headings used at Early Modern Resources. But NB that these are categorisations based on very brief scans of the resource...

Many of these have come from Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web, a splendid resource from the Smithsonian Institute.

Old and New Worlds
Inuit and Englishmen: the Nunavut Voyages of Martin Frobisher
Trading Places:The East India Company and Asia 1600-1834 (via scribblingwoman
Italy on the Grand Tour (also from scribblingwoman)
Hudson's Bay Company (from scribblingwoman)
Spanish Exploration and Colonization of 'Alta California' 1774-1776
Virginia Runaway Slaves
Aaron Thomas: Caribbean Journey of a Royal Navy Seaman
History of Ukraine: Sixteenth Century; Seventeenth Century; Eighteenth Century

Material and symbolic cultures
The Festive Renaissance
Yesterday's News: Seventeenth-century English Broadsides and Newsbooks
Seeing what Shakespeare means
Connoisseurs, Collectors and Copyists
A Concert of Mourning: the Death of George Washington
A Nation of Shopkeepers

Social, economic, local
Early Modern Chester
Tudor Hackney
London 1753
Myer Myers: Jewish Goldsmith in Colonial New York

Politics, revolution, war
Elizabeth I, then and now
The Restoration 1660-1700
Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents
The Decisive Day is Come: the Battle of Bunker Hill
Maps of the French and Indian War
George Washington
Revolution Rejected: Canada and the American Revolution
What is the Third Estate?

Religion, science, learning
Cardinal Pole's Mission to England
Biblical Metaphors of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
The Devil and the Religious Controversies of Sixteenth-century France
Leonardo and the Engineers of the Renaissance
The Measurers: a Flemish Image of Mathematics in the Sixteenth Century
The John Evelyn Archive
Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century
Origins of Modernity

Women, gender, sexuality
My Gracious Silence: Women in the Sixteenth Century
Shakespeare's Unruly Women
Women who Ruled: Queens, Goddesses, Amazons 1500-1650
A Woman's Work is Never Done

Crime, deviance, law
The Damned Art
Witchcraft, Demonology and Inquisition

Arts, literature, music
Jacob Cats' Emblem Book at Giornale Nuovo, via scribblingwoman
Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar
Henry Purcell (also from scribblingwoman)
Musick of Sundrie Kindes
Early Modern French Literature
Tudor Poems

Umm... undecided, general
Tudor and Stuart Treasures and Exhibitions
Eighteenth-century Treasures and Exhibitions
Best of History Web Sites: Early Modern Europe

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