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Bringing the World to Early Modern Europe

Travel Accounts And Their Audiences
  • 168 Pages
  • 4.18 MB
  • English
Brill Academic Publishers
Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries, Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Travel writing, World history: c 1500 to c 1750, History: World, History, History - General History, General, Medieval, Europeans, Travel, Voyages and tr
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Open LibraryOL9085749M
ISBN 109004154035
ISBN 139789004154032

Bringing the World to Early Modern Europe Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Southern California and the Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute.

His books include Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology (Oxford, ) and Hakluyt’s Promise (Yale, ). Get this from a library. Bringing the world to early modern Europe: travel accounts and Bringing the World to Early Modern Europe book audiences.

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[Peter C Mancall;] -- This volume contains five essays and a critical introduction presenting the most recent interpretations of travelers and their narratives in the early modern world, with particular attention to the.

Bringing the world to early modern Europe: Travel accounts and their audiences, edited by Peter Mancall The seventeenth century saw the publication of an immense quantity of books of all kinds Author: Gesa Mackenthun. This volume provides the first transnational overview of the relationship between translation and the book trade in early modern Europe.

Following an introduction to the theories and practices of translation in early modern Europe, and to the role played by translated books in driving and defining the trade in printed books, each chapter focuses on a different aspect of translated-book history. Early modern Europe is the period of European history between the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, roughly the late 15th century to the late 18th ians variously mark the beginning of the early modern period with the invention of moveable type printing in the s, the Fall of Constantinople and end of the Hundred Years’ War inthe.

History of Europe - History of Europe - The emergence of modern Europe, – The 16th century was a period of vigorous economic expansion. This expansion in turn played a major role in the many other transformations—social, political, and cultural—of the early modern age.

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Many of the women featured in this collection have only been afforded cursory scholarly focus, or the focus has been isolated to a. Palmer, a professor of early modern European history at the University of Chicago, compares early printed books like the Gutenberg Bible to how e-books.

Recent work has uncovered the enormous importance one branch of historiography has had in bringing about such tolerance as we have: histories of heresy.

This book brings together experts in this field in order to attempt to map out the contours and features of the influence of these histories on early modern and modern conceptions of toleration. Ayesha Ramachandran tells a new story about a familiar phenomenon: how "the world" as a cultural key word was reimagined in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Before "the world" in its totality as seen from the Moon became an undisputed fact, how did European philosophers, scientists, mapmakers, and writers imagine an all-encompassing global vision in the wake of their encounter with.

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.

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Edited By Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey Decem Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions.

Hui's War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe makes for an extremely good read. The book compares the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods ( BCE) in China, which culminated in a single consolidated state, to the early modern period ( BCE) in Europe Reviews: General Features.

The Early Modern age witnessed the ascent of Western Europe to global political, economic, and technological dominance. This ascent was gradual; only toward the end of the Early Modern age did Western power clearly surpass that of rival civilizations.

Europe's chief rivals were found in the Middle East (Ottoman Empire), South Asia (Mughal Empire), and East Asia (Ming/Qing China).

News in Early Modern Europe – Currents and Connections, edited by Simon Davies and Puck Fletcher, presents significant new research on the production and dissemination of news in early modern isciplinary in focus, and wide in geographical and chronological scope, the collection includes theoretical enquiries about the nature of news alongside deep archival case studies.

The fight for independence ― (), European warfare (), Warfare; renaissance to revolution (), Maps and history () and War and the world (). His five edited books include The origins of war in early modern Europe (), and his six coedited volumes include The British navy and the use Author: Jeremy Black.

Like the early modern era itself, Eire's book is both traditional in some respects and innovative in others."—Vincent Evener, Journal of World History "Reformation scholars will need to study this fine book carefully, to weigh their own judgments against its timely synthesis, and to evaluate its impressive assembling of evidence for a.

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In the last years of the 15th century, Portuguese navigators established the sea route to India and within a. Literacy in Early Modern Europe is an analysis of that momentous change in European society from widespread illiteracy in to mass literacy by The book explores the importance of education, literacy and popular culture in Europe during this critical transitional period and reveals their relationship to political, economic and social.

Week 3: How books were read in Western Europe () (books and readers, families libraries, and annotating books).

Week 4: How books changed the world () (reforming religion, transforming medicine and science, and remaking the state). Read this book on Questia. 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.

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Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe (). Jones International and Jones Digital Century, “Printing: History and Development” Web ().

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Sodomy in Early Modern Europe is a collection of essays that reflect closely the main areas of debate within gay historiography. In particular, for the last twenty years scholars have questioned the nature of early modern sodomy.

The contributors have responded to these questions in a number of different and often apparently contradictory ways, and the essays which make up/5(5). Some of Princeton’s most well-known historical scholarship centers on early modern Europe, and approaches the field from a wide variety of angles: intellectual, cultural, political, global, legal, and social.

Geographically, faculty members have particular expertise in early modern. Get this from a library. Women on the edge in early modern Europe. [Lisa Hopkins; Aidan Norrie;] -- Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe examines the lives of women whose gender impeded the exercise of their personal, political, and religious agency, with an emphasis on the conflict that.

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This chapter examines the emergence of the idea of ‘early modern’ history during the s and s, and explains its origins, particularly in modernization theory and in the expansion of the university system at that period. It focuses particularly upon developments in the Anglophone scholarly world (primarily Britain and the United States) and in West Germany.

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