The Reformation of the Landscape

Author: Alexandra Walsham

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199243556

Category: History

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The Reformation of the Landscape is a richly detailed and original study of the relationship between the landscape of Britain and Ireland and the tumultuous religious changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Remembering the Reformation

This stimulating volume explores how the memory of the Reformation has been remembered, forgotten, contested, and reinvented between the sixteenth and twenty-first centuries.

Author: Alexandra Walsham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429619922

Category: History

Page: 308

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This stimulating volume explores how the memory of the Reformation has been remembered, forgotten, contested, and reinvented between the sixteenth and twenty-first centuries. Remembering the Reformation traces how a complex, protracted, and unpredictable process came to be perceived, recorded, and commemorated as a transformative event. Exploring both local and global patterns of memory, the contributors examine the ways in which the Reformation embedded itself in the historical imagination and analyse the enduring, unstable, and divided legacies that it engendered. The book also underlines how modern scholarship is indebted to processes of memory-making initiated in the early modern period and challenges the conventional models of periodisation that the Reformation itself helped to create. This collection of essays offers an expansive examination and theoretically engaged discussion of concepts and practices of memory and Reformation. This volume is ideal for upper level undergraduates and postgraduates studying the Reformation, Early Modern Religious History, Early Modern European History, and Early Modern Literature.
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Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain

This volume brings together ten essays by Alexandra Walsham dealing with Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain.

Author: Professor Alexandra Walsham

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754657231

Category: History

Page: 490

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This volume brings together ten essays by Alexandra Walsham dealing with Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain. It revisits questions about the Catholic experience in England, Wales and Scotland, and situates it in the wider European context of the Counter Reformation to take stock of the current scholarly debate and suggest avenues for future research. Two of the chapters are entirely new, whilst the others are all updated and revised versions of previously published pieces.
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Jane Austen and the Reformation

Drawing attention to the medieval churches and abbeys that appear frequently in her novels, Moore argues that Austen's interest in and representation of these spaces align her with a long tradition of nostalgia for the monasteries that had ...

Author: Roger Emerson Moore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134804399

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 184

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Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before her birth. Drawing attention to the medieval churches and abbeys that appear frequently in her novels, Moore argues that Austen's interest in and representation of these spaces align her with a long tradition of nostalgia for the monasteries that had anchored English life for centuries until the Reformation. Converted monasteries serve as homes for the Tilneys in Northanger Abbey and Mr. Knightley in Emma, and the ruins of the 'Abbeyland' have a prominent place in Sense and Sensibility. However, these and other formerly sacred spaces are not merely picturesque backgrounds, but tangible reminders of the past whose alteration is a source of regret and disappointment. Moore uncovers a pattern of critique and commentary throughout Austen's works, but he focuses in particular on Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, and Sanditon. His juxtaposition of Austen's novels with sixteenth- and seventeenth-century texts rarely acknowledged as relevant to her fiction enlarges our understanding of Austen as a commentator on historical and religious events and places her firmly in the long national conversation about the meaning and consequences of the Reformation.
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation

RHYTHM OF EVERYDAY LIFE John ... 2004) Alexandra Walsham, The
Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity and Memory in Early Modern
Britain and ...

Author: Peter Marshall

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191045516

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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The Reformation was a seismic event in history, whose consequences are still working themselves out in Europe and across the world. The protests against the marketing of indulgences staged by the German monk Martin Luther in 1517 belonged to a long-standing pattern of calls for internal reform and renewal in the Christian Church. But they rapidly took a radical and unexpected turn, engulfing first Germany and then Europe as a whole in furious arguments about how God's will was to be 'saved'. However, these debates did not remain confined to a narrow sphere of theology. They came to reshape politics and international relations; social, cultural, and artistic developments; relations between the sexes; and the patterns and performances of everyday life. They were also the stimulus for Christianity's transformation into a truly global religion, as agents of the Roman Catholic Church sought to compensate for losses in Europe with new conversions in Asia and the Americas. Covering both Protestant and Catholic reform movements, in Europe and across the wider world, this beautifully illustrated volume tells the story of the Reformation from its immediate, explosive beginnings, through to its profound longer-term consequences and legacy for the modern world. The story is not one of an inevitable triumph of liberty over oppression, enlightenment over ignorance. Rather, it tells how a multitude of rival groups and individuals, with or without the support of political power, strove after visions of 'reform'. And how, in spite of themselves, they laid the foundations for the plural and conflicted world we now inhabit.
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Contesting the Reformation

Preaching during the English Reformation (Cambridge, 2002). Walsham,
Alexandra. Providence in Early Modern England (Oxford, 1999). Walsham,
Alexandra. The Reformation of the Landscape (Oxford, 2011 ). Webster, Tom,
Godly Clergy in ...

Author: C. Scott Dixon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118272305

Category: History

Page: 240

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Contesting the Reformation provides a comprehensive survey of the most influential works in the field of Reformation studies from a comparative, cross-national, interdisciplinary perspective. Represents the only English-language single-authored synthetic study of Reformation historiography Addresses both the English and the Continental debates on Reformation history Provides a thematic approach which takes in the main trends in modern Reformation history Draws on the most recent publications relating to Reformation studies Considers the social, political, cultural, and intellectual implications of the Reformation and the associated literature
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Exploring Earthiness

4 Reformed Earth The landscape of late sixteenth and seventeenth century
Britain was littered with mutilated remains ... Introduction to her book, The
Reformation of the Landscape, Alexandra Walsham quotes from a “spiritual
reflection” on a ...

Author: Anne Primavesi

Publisher: ISD LLC

ISBN: 9780718842246

Category: Religion

Page: 174

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If we see ourselves as Earth, rather than Earth as existing for us, our perspective is transformed. A variety of religious, philosophical, cultural, and political self-perceptions that dominate our sense of human identity are deeply challenged by this shift in perspective. John Locke's doctrine of Earth as human 'property' has been central to current presuppositions about our selves: justified on the grounds of our possessing unique, divinely bestowed, rational abilities. But today, the effectsof that doctrine on Earth's resource base and on its other-than-human creatures directly challenge such assumptions. At the same time contemporary scientific findings about the evolution of Earthly life demonstrate that while we belong to Earth and nowhere else, Earth does not belong to us. Exploring this role reversal raises fundamental questions about current theological, philosophical, scientific, and economic presuppositions that underpin the 'business as usual' viewpoint and human-centeredaims of contemporary policies and lifestyles. It takes us beyond hierarchical Christian and philosophical doctrines toward a deeper, Earth-focused and peace-based understanding of what it means to be human today.
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Earls Colne s Early Modern Landscapes

... and chancel roofs, demonstrates; amyce's map pre-dates daniel King's
drawing of 1653, however, this section ofthe amyce map is particularly worn. 3
alexandra Walsham, The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity,
amyce's plot in ...

Author: Dr Dolly MacKinnon

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754639640

Category: History

Page: 294

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The Essex village of Earls Colne, one of the most studied parishes in England, has been the subject of an ongoing research project to collate its collection of historical documents. This book offers a fresh approach to the village’s early modern cultural and political world by focussing on the social relationships that bound the community together within its mental and physical landscape. MacKinnon reconstructs the dynamics of Earls Colne by examining how spaces within society were generated, gendered and governed, and how this was documented in the records, names and monuments of the parish.
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Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape

Venice , the Veneto and Sixteenth - century Landscape During the early Italian
Renaissance humanists like Cusanus , Pico and Alberti had encouraged the
substitution of a more planar , mathematically proportioned cosmos for the
vertically ...

Author: Denis E. Cosgrove

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 0299155145

Category: Social Science

Page: 293

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Hailed as a landmark in its field since its first publication in 1984, Denis E. Cosgrove’s Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape has been influential well beyond geography. It has continued to spark lively debate among historians, geographers, art historians, social theorists, landscape architects, and others interested in the social and cultural politics of landscape.
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Forms of English History in Literature Landscape and Architecture

TheProtestant Reformation, ironically, oneof the mostnationally defining events
inEnglish history,is often figuredasa kind of alien usurpation of the nation's
cultural characterinthose historiesthat treatits acts and consequences as
destroyers ofa ...

Author: J. Twyning

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137284709

Category: Art

Page: 250

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An exploration of the way English literature has interacted with architectural edifices and the development of landscape as a national style from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. Analyzing texts in relation to cultural artefacts, each chapter demonstrates the self-conscious production of English consciousness as its most enduring history.
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The Making of the British Landscape

Landscapes. in. Early. Modern. Times. (1550–1750). When I took my first faltering
steps into the archaeological world ... The major change at the end of the Middle
Ages was the Reformation and the Dissolution of the Monasteries which ...

Author: Francis Pryor

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141943367

Category: History

Page: 832

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This is the changing story of Britain as it has been preserved in our fields, roads, buildings, towns and villages, mountains, forests and islands. From our suburban streets that still trace out the boundaries of long vanished farms to the Norfolk Broads, formed when medieval peat pits flooded, from the ceremonial landscapes of Stonehenge to the spread of the railways - evidence of how man's effect on Britain is everywhere. In The Making of the British Landscape, eminent historian, archaeologist and farmer, Francis Pryor explains how to read these clues to understand the fascinating history of our land and of how people have lived on it throughout time. Covering both the urban and rural and packed with pictures, maps and drawings showing everything from how we can still pick out Bronze Age fields on Bodmin Moor to how the Industrial Revolution really changed our landscape, this book makes us look afresh at our surroundings and really see them for the first time.
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Shakespeare and Early Modern Religion

Reformation (the definitive article may be a distraction here) was an unfinished
process, and exposure to it, and to its proponents and opponents, was a
condition of life in late sixteenth- and ... 1999) and The Reformation of the
Landscape ...

Author: David Loewenstein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316239810

Category: Literary Criticism


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Written by an international team of literary scholars and historians, this collaborative volume illuminates the diversity of early modern religious beliefs and practices in Shakespeare's England, and considers how religious culture is imaginatively reanimated in Shakespeare's plays. Fourteen new essays explore the creative ways Shakespeare engaged with the multifaceted dimensions of Protestantism, Catholicism, non-Christian religions including Judaism and Islam, and secular perspectives, considering plays such as Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King John, King Lear, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Winter's Tale. The collection is of great interest to readers of Shakespeare studies, early modern literature, religious studies, and early modern history.
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Hartford Puritanism

“The Reformation of the Generations: Youth, Age, and Religions Change in
England, c. 1500-1700.” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 21 (2011):
93–121. ____. The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and
Memory in ...

Author: Baird Tipson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190266349

Category: Religion

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Statues of Thomas Hooker and Samuel Stone grace downtown Hartford, Connecticut, but few residents are aware of the distinctive version of Puritanism that these founding ministers of Harford's First Church carried into to the Connecticut wilderness (or indeed that the city takes its name from Stone's English birthplace). Shaped by interpretations of the writings of Saint Augustine largely developed during the ministers' years at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Hartford's church order diverged in significant ways from its counterpart in the churches of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Hartford Puritanism argues for a new paradigm of New England Puritanism. Hartford's founding ministers, Baird Tipson shows, both fully embraced - and even harshened - Calvin's double predestination. Tipson explores the contributions of the lesser-known William Perkins, Alexander Richardson, and John Rogers to Thomas Hooker's thought and practice: the art and content of his preaching, as well as his determination to define and impose a distinctive notion of conversion on his hearers. The book draws heavily on Samuel Stone's The Whole Body of Divinity, a comprehensive exposition of his thought and the first systematic theology written in the American colonies. Virtually unknown today, The Whole Body of Divinity not only provides the indispensable intellectual context for the religious development of early Connecticut but also offers a more comprehensive description of the Puritanism of early New England than any other document.
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Churches in the Landscape

CHURCHES IN THE LANDSCAPE sets out to discover why churches occupy the sites they do, and why and how these places were selected.

Author: Richard Morris


ISBN: 0753801175

Category: Christian antiquities

Page: 508

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CHURCHES IN THE LANDSCAPE sets out to discover why churches occupy the sites they do, and why and how these places were selected. England's parish churches have been much studied as art and architecture, but seldom as components of the communities in which they stand. We are shown the splendours of the parish church in the high Middle Ages as well as the later effects of economic change and the Reformation. Richard Morris examines the ways in which religous non-conformity, changing patterns of settlement, and the great social upheaval of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries have brought about changes in function and style.
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The Landscape of Humanity

Disinterestedness. In a striking remarkin The Reformation oftheImage,Joseph
Koerner says thatthe category 'art' aroseonly at the endof the MiddleAges 'when
religious images, rejected, were remade into objects of disinterested satisfaction'.

Author: Anthony O'Hear

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 9781845402815

Category: Philosophy

Page: 249

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The fourteen essays in this book develop a conception of human culture, which is humane and traditionalist. Focusing particularly on notions of beauty and the aesthetic, it sees within our culture intimations of the transcendent, and in two essays the nature of religion is directly addressed. A number of essays also explore the relation between politics and tradition.
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Landscapes in History

Enlightenment and Romanticism By 1650 Europeans again significantly changed
their perception of the landscape . Two factors played an important role in this
change : the Reformation and advances in science . The Reformation pitted less

Author: Philip Pregill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471293288

Category: Architecture

Page: 864

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The definitive, one-stop reference to the history of landscape architecture-now expanded and revised This revised edition of Landscapes in History features for the first time new information-rarely available elsewhere in the literature-on landscape architecture in India, China, Southeast Asia, and Japan. It also expands the discussion of the modern period, including current North American planning and design practices. This unique, highly regarded book traces the development of landscape architecture and environmental design from prehistory to modern times-in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America. It covers the many cultural, political, technological, and philosophical issues influencing land use throughout history, focusing not only on design topics but also on the environmental impact of human activity. Landscape architects, urban planners, and students of these disciplines will find here: * The most comprehensive, in-depth, and up-to-date overview of the subject * Hundreds of stunning photographs and design illustrations * A scholarly yet accessible treatment, drawing on the latest research in archaeology, geography, and other disciplines * The authors' own firsthand observations and travel experiences * Insight into the evolution of landscape architecture as a discipline * Useful chapter summaries and bibliographies
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The Secular Landscape

This book proposes a comprehensive theory of the loss of religion in human societies, with a specific and substantive focus on the contemporary United States.

Author: Kevin McCaffree

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319502625

Category: Social Science

Page: 287

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This book proposes a comprehensive theory of the loss of religion in human societies, with a specific and substantive focus on the contemporary United States. Kevin McCaffree draws on a range of disciplines including sociology, psychology, anthropology, and history to explore topics such as the origin of religion, the role of religion in recent American history, the loss of religion, and how Americans are dealing with this loss. The book is not only richly theoretical but also empirical. Hundreds of scientific studies are cited, and new statistical analyses enhance its core arguments. What emerges is an integrative and illuminating theory of secularization.
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Enforcing the English Reformation in Ireland

... on the eve of the Reformation, the ecclesiastical landscape of the heartland of
the diocese – effectively, the modern county of Dublin – would have presented a
generally recognisable picture to those familiar with the pattern of ecclesiastical ...

Author: James Murray

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521369947

Category: History

Page: 376

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This text examines the efforts of the Tudor regime to implement the English Reformation in Ireland during the sixteenth century.
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Reconstructing Project Management

[2011], The reformation of the landscape, Oxford University Press: Oxford.)
Giddens puts the recognition of place, and space, as a defining feature of modern
(post-1960s) geography, a principle example being the recognition of
regionalisation ...

Author: Peter W. G. Morris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118536919

Category: Technology & Engineering

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This hugely informative and wide-ranging analysis on the management of projects, past, present and future, is written both for practitioners and scholars. Beginning with a history of the discipline’s development, Reconstructing Project Management provides an extensive commentary on its practices and theoretical underpinnings, and concludes with proposals to improve its relevancy and value. Written not without a hint of attitude, this is by no means simply another project management textbook. The thesis of the book is that ‘it all depends on how you define the subject’; that much of our present thinking about project management as traditionally defined is sometimes boring, conceptually weak, and of limited application, whereas in reality it can be exciting, challenging and enormously important. The book draws on leading scholarship and case studies to explore this thesis. The book is divided into three major parts. Following an Introduction setting the scene, Part 1 covers the origins of modern project management – how the discipline has come to be what it is typically said to be; how it has been constructed – and the limitations of this traditional model. Part 2 presents an enlarged view of the discipline and then deconstructs this into its principal elements. Part 3 then reconstructs these elements to address the challenges facing society, and the implications for the discipline, in the years ahead. A final section reprises the sweep of the discipline’s development and summarises the principal insights from the book. This thoughtful commentary on project (and program, and portfolio) management as it has developed and has been practiced over the last 60-plus years, and as it may be over the next 20 to 40, draws on examples from many industry sectors around the world. It is a seminal work, required reading for everyone interested in projects and their management.
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