6 edition of Prologue to modernity: early modern Europe found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] James D. Hardy, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||D228 .H26|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 288 p.|
|Number of Pages||288|
|ISBN 10||0471351393, 0471351407|
|LC Control Number||73015579|
In embracing the medieval as ‘modernity[‘s] most consistently abjected [ ] temporal other’, the post-modern in fact finds in the pre-modern ‘transformative’ and energizing ways to (re)invent itself as the new custodian of ‘redemptive’ forms of mysticism, eroticism, irrationalism, and so on, inherited from a past previously. In Dante’s Inferno, the lowest circle of Hell is reserved for traitors, those who betrayed their closest companions. In a wide range of literatures and mythologies such intimate aggression is a source of ultimate terror, and in Witchcraft, Intimacy, and Trust, Peter Geschiere masterfully sketches it as a central ember at the core of human relationships, one brutally revealed in the practice.
Robert Dankoff, ed., An Ottoman Traveller: Selections from the Book of Travels of Evliya Celebi, * Gulru Necipoglu, "Suleyman the Magnificent & the Representation of Power in the Context of Ottoman-Habsburg-Papal Rivalry"* Suggested Reading: Molly Greene, "The Ottoman Experience."* Lecture: The Ottoman Empire & Early Modern Europe (Garrett). Her most recent book, Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Early Modern Europe (Oxford and New York, ) tracks printed songs into the musical lives of amateurs, bibliophiles, professional musicians, educators, and school children. Turning around two axes—collecting and reading—it shows the printing strategies used to pitch.
This volume investigates the paradigm changes which occurred in ethics during the early modern era (). While many general claims have been made regarding the nature of moral philosophy in the period of transition from medieval to modern thought, the rich variety of extant texts has seldom been studied and discussed in detail. The first half of the book is provocative and exceptional, as it challenges the conventional view of the modernity (or the beginning of the modernity). For Toulmin, the modern, as Descartes opened up after going through The Thirty Year's War in Western Europe, was a response against the extreme uncertainty of the time in history/5(27).
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'Early Modern' is a term applied to the period which falls between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the nineteenth century. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Europe in this period, exploring the changes and transitions involved in the move towards modernity/5(21).
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hardy, James D. (James Daniel), Prologue to modernity: early modern Europe. New York, Wiley . 'Early Modern' is a term applied to the period which falls between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the nineteenth century.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Europe in this period, exploring the changes and transitions involved in the move towards modernity/5(22).
'Early Modern' is a term applied to the period which falls between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the nineteenth century. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Europe in this period, exploring the changes and transitions involved in the move towards newly commissioned chapters under the careful editorship of Euan Cameron cover /5(3).
Original cloth boards with bright gilt titling on spine. No ownership marks. Illustrated. pages clean and tight. This book offers a new kind of introduction to Europe between and `Early modern' is the term used by historians for the period between the end of the Middle Ages and the start of the nineteenth century.
Early modern Europe: an Oxford history Cameron, Euan This book offers a new kind of introduction to Europe between and `Early modern' is the term used by historians for the period between the end of the Middle Ages and the start of the nineteenth century.
Book Prologue, Read status Add note Radical enlightenment: philosophy and the making of modernity, - Jonathan Irvine Israel Book Introduction, pp. Available in the Library and as an e-book. Online Resource religious conflict and the practice of toleration in early modern Europe - Benjamin J.
Kaplan Book Ch. “The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” is best example that shows Chaucer’s remarkable contribution in representation of his age.
He has concluded his whole society in this book. Through a picture gallery of different types of people who were living in medieval ages he shows society of his own. and Abstract Art,New York, Museum of Modern Art.
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First published inDipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories. As editor of the prestigious Journal of American History, author of a number of books on nineteenth-century America, and professor of history at Vanderbilt University, Lewis Perry has been a leading historian of United States intellectual life for more than two decades.
Now, in this highly original look at American culture in the decades between the War of and the Civil War, he paints a. Journal of Early Modern History 20 (): With Manel Ollé, 'The comparative history of a genre: The production and circulation of books on travel and ethnographies in early modern Europe and China', Modern Asian Stud 1 (): With Toby Osborne, 'Introduction: Diplomacy and Cultural Translation in the Early Modern World'.
In addition, a number of book titles from the s were extremely influential for the perception of the label ‘early modern’ in the English-speaking world: Peter Burke’s Economy and Society in Early Modern Europe (), his Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe (), and Natalie Zemon Davis’ Society and Culture in Early Modern.
Indeed, by revealing the extent to which early modern thinkers took up old questions about the operation of natural properties and forces using the vocabulary of science rather than of belief, Bailey exposes the powerful but in many ways false dichotomy between the "superstitious" Middle Ages and "rational" European modernity.
“The Tegernsee Haggadah in Munich is a truly unique book. This edition reproduces an unusual illuminated manuscript. It also includes both a detailed description of the book and a meticulous reconstruction of its production, its history, and its eventual function as—amazingly enough—a study book for monks in order to familiarize themselves with Jewish s: 1.
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The contributors to Early Modern Europe set out to convey the feel of the changes in life, beyond the raw historical data. Their chapters are extensively illustrated with carefully chosen images which complement the text.
The book considers the evolving economy and society -- the basic facts of life for the majority of Europe's people.
The Western World: The Development of Modern Civilization, (New York: Random House, ), vii, pp. James D. Hardy, Jr., Prologue to Modernity: Early Modern Europe, (New York: John Wiley and Sons, ), viii, pp. Prologue to Modernity has been edited and included in C. Warren.
'Keen’s book is the product of a deep reading of the archive of the past, with impressive results.' David Simpson Source: European Romantic Review ‘ an important and substantial book that uncovers new depths and novel materials that will continue to reshape prevailing accounts of literature, knowledge, authorship, and reading in the fields of eighteenth-century and Romantic studies.’.
Ina magnificent illustrated Passover Haggadah was sent as a bequest to the Monastery of Saint Quirinus at Tegernsee in southern Germany. Shortly afterwards, the monastery’s librarian sent the book to a Dominican friar named Erhard von Pappenheim, a Hebraist and expert on Jewish practice, and asked him to write a prologue.
In response, Erhard wrote a remarkable treatise that is. This broad-ranging exploration argues that there was a special preoccupation with the nature and limits of poetry in early modern Spain and Europe, as well as especially vigorous poetic activity in this period.
Contrary to what one might read in Hegel, the "prosification" of the world has.Alfred Clair Underwood, Conversion: Christian and Non-Christian; a Comparative and Psychological Study (London, ), especiallydiscusses conversion, defined as transition to a heightened religious sense, within Buddhism and Islam; for broader attempts to relate Christian history to the global perspective in the early modern period see.Chapter 2, “Recovering the Mediterranean, Recovering Modernity,” explores the role of Jewish music, “as a sacred music connecting the Mediterranean to Europe” (24), in the construction of Western musical discourses.
Early modern Europeans, for instance, used the Jewish music of .