An Introduction to Early Modern European History, 1450-1610

Author: Tony Imperato
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9780340683873
Category: Europe
Page: 260
View: 3933
This volume outlines the social, economic and political condition of Europe in the middle of the 15th century, and discusses how these had changed by 1610. The author also gives coverage to the beliefs and values of societies at the time, and provides analyses of literacy and the arts of the period. There are historiographical biography boxes, Points to Consider sections, Key Issues boxes, integrated activities, and selections of written and illustrative source material.

The European World 1500-1800

An Introduction to Early Modern History
Author: Beat Kümin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780415432535
Category: History
Page: 379
View: 2026
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 transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of specialists, associated with a university module of the same name, it offers a student-friendly introduction to all major themes and processes of early modern history.Structured in four parts dealing with socio-economic, religious, cultural and political issues, it adopts a broad geographical perspective: Western and Central Europe receive particular attention, but dedicated chapters also explore the wider global context. Thematic priorities include social structures, Reformation change, expanding cultural horizons and the emergence of the modern state.Specially designed to assist learning, The European World 1500-1800 features: up-to-date surveys of key topics written by an international team of historians suggestions for seminar discussion and further reading extracts from primary sources and vivid illustrations, including maps a glossary of key terms and concepts a chronology of major events a full index of persons, places and subjects selected web resources and a textbook homepage.The European World 1500-1800 will be essential reading for all students embarking on the discovery of the early modern period.

The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England

Author: Andrew Hadfield,Matthew Dimmock,Abigail Shinn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317042069
Category: History
Page: 400
View: 3619
The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of current research on popular culture in the early modern era. For the first time a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of early modern popular culture in England is collected in one volume, highlighting the interplay of 'low' and 'high' modes of cultural production (while also questioning the validity of such terminology). The authors examine how popular culture impacted upon people's everyday lives during the period, helping to define how individuals and groups experienced the world. Issues as disparate as popular reading cultures, games, food and drink, time, textiles, religious belief and superstition, and the function of festivals and rituals are discussed. This research companion will be an essential resource for scholars and students of early modern history and culture.

The Sultan's Renegades

Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610
Author: Tobias P. Graf
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192509047
Category: History
Page: 320
View: 8363
The figure of the renegade - a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan - is omnipresent in all genres produced by those early modern Christian Europeans who wrote about the Ottoman Empire. As few contemporaries failed to remark, converts were disproportionately represented among those who governed, administered, and fought for the sultan. Unsurprisingly, therefore, renegades have attracted considerable attention from historians of Europe as well as students of European literature. Until very recently, however, Ottomanists have been surprisingly silent on the presence of Christian-European converts in the Ottoman military-administrative elite. The Sultan's Renegades inserts these 'foreign' converts into the context of Ottoman elite life to reorient the discussion of these individuals away from the present focus on their exceptionality, towards a qualified appreciation of their place in the Ottoman imperial enterprise and the Empire's relations with its neighbours in Christian Europe. Drawing heavily on Central European sources, this study highlights the deep political, religious, and cultural entanglements between the Ottoman Empire and Christian Europe beyond the Mediterranean Basin as the 'shared world' par excellence. The existence of such trans-imperial subjects is not only symptomatic of the Empire's ability to attract and integrate people of a great diversity of backgrounds, it also illustrates the extent to which the Ottomans participated in processes of religious polarization usually considered typical of Christian Europe in this period. Nevertheless, Christian Europeans remained ambivalent about those they dismissed as apostates and traitors, frequently relying on them for support in the pursuit of familial and political interests.

Historical Abstracts

Modern history abstracts, 1450-1914
Author: Eric H. Boehm
Publisher: N.A
Category: History, Modern
Page: N.A
View: 6332

Die Entstehung des christlichen Europa

Author: Peter Brown
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406405198
Page: 404
View: 8346

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
Category: History
Page: 528
View: 2560
Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Die Eroberung von Konstantinopel 1453

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406025280
Page: 266
View: 5196

Johann Joachim Becher

Author: Herzog August Bibliothek
Publisher: N.A
Category: Germany
Page: 238
View: 3003

Der Herbst der Renaissance

1550 - 1640
Author: William James Bouwsma
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783935300452
Page: 312
View: 800

Der Reichtum Der Nationen

Author: Adam Smith
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3863831802
Page: 334
View: 4699

Einführung in die geistlichen und weltlichen Wissenschaften (Institutiones divinarum et saecularium litterarum)

Eingeleitet, übersetzt und erläutert von Andreas Pronay
Author: Cassiodorus Senator Flavius Magnus Aurelius
Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag
ISBN: 348715207X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 354
View: 9600
„Welch gesegnetes Unterfangen und rühmenswerter Eifer, den Menschen mit der (schreibenden) Hand zu predigen und ihnen das Heil schweigend darzureichen!“ Mit diesen Worten preist Cassiodor die Arbeit seiner Mönche in dem von ihm gegründeten Kloster Vivarium bei Squillace in Unteritalien. Diese Arbeit bestand vor allem im Kopieren der Werke der antiken Literatur; Cassiodors spätantiker Klosterbetrieb wurde in der Folgezeit Vorbild für viele Schreibstuben des Mittelalters, und ohne die Mönche des Vivarium wäre die Literatur der Antike größtenteils verlorengegangen. Ziel der vorliegender Arbeit ist es, neben der quellengeschichtlichen Analyse des langen und vielfältigen Traditionszusammenhanges, in welchem Cassiodor steht, auch diejenigen Aspekte an Cassiodors Schaffen und Persönlichkeit aufzuzeigen, die von der bisherigen Forschung eher vernachlässigt worden sind ( u.a. kompositorische Eigenart und stilistischer Rang der Institutiones). “What a blessed purpose and praiseworthy zeal to preach to men with the (writing) hand and silently to offer them salvation!” In these words, Cassiodorus praised the work of his monks in the monastery he founded at Vivarium near Squillace in southern Italy. This work consisted primarily of copying works of classical literature; Cassiodorus’s monastic workshop in late antiquity later became the model for many scriptoria of the Middle Ages, and without the monks of Vivarium, much of classical literature would have been lost. As well as examining and analysing the historical sources of the long and varied tradition in which Cassiodorus stands, this study seeks to show those aspects of Cassiodorus’s work and character which have been somewhat neglected in previous research (including compositional characteristics and the stylistic level of the institution).

Muße und Verschwendung

Europäische Gesellschaft und Kultur im Barockzeitalter
Author: Peter Hersche
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 3451808951
Category: Religion
Page: 1206
View: 9341
Barocke Bauten werden von Millionen Reisenden aufgesucht und bewundert, barocke Musik erfreut sich ständig steigender Beliebtheit. Was aber wissen wir wirklich vom Zeitalter des Barock, dessen Kunst nur ein, wenn auch wichtiger Teil ist? Peter Hersche leuchtet alle Lebensbereiche des Barock aus und verknüpft Sozial-, Wirtschafts-, Kultur-, Frömmigkeits- und Mentalitätsgeschichte miteinander. Er bietet die seit langem fehlende Synthese, in die praktisch alle Länder Europas einbezogen sind, insbesondere auch die des meist vernachlässigten Südens. Der Zeitrahmen der detailreichen Zusammenschau reicht von den Anfängen um 1600 bis zur antibarocken Aufklärung am Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Deutlich wird, dass Barock ein spezifischer katholischer Versuch ist, einen anderen, vom Mainstream des protestantischen Fortschrittsdenkens abweichenden Weg in die Moderne zu gehen.

Im Herzen Europas

Geschichte Polens
Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406467097
Category: Poland
Page: 505
View: 9376

Europäische Wirtschaftsgeschichte

10. - 19. Jahrhundert
Author: Paolo Malanima
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783825233778
Page: 493
View: 797

Zwischen Formstrenge und Billigkeit

Forschungen zum vormodernen Zivilprozess
Author: Peter Oestmann
Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Köln Weimar
ISBN: 9783412203245
Category: Civil procedure
Page: 342
View: 338

In eigener Sache

Frauen vor den höchsten Gerichten des Alten Reiches
Author: Siegrid Westphal
Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Köln Weimar
ISBN: 9783412179052
Category: Courts
Page: 273
View: 5061

Die Briefe des Michelagniolo Buonarroti

Author: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3111470776
Category: Art
Page: 319
View: 3146

Mittelalterliche Pharmazie und Medizin

dargest. an Geschichte u. Inh. des Antidotarium Nicolai : mit einem Nachdruck der Druckfassung von 1471
Author: Dietlinde Goltz,Nicolaus (Salernitanus)
Publisher: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 252
View: 423