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Educated Wandering Jews, 800–1250

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that once the Jews became literate, urban, and engaged in skilled occupations, they began migrating within the vast territory under Muslim rule—stretching from the Iberian ... More


A New World of Goods: Groceries in the Long Eighteenth Century

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter considers the ways in which the stock of groceries available to English consumers was transformed during the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The overall context for ... More


Bèjaïa: Introducing North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the city of Bèjaïa, the capital of the region of Kabylia, a province that has maintained a largely self-professed Berber, as opposed to Arab or French, identity. The ... More


Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Blair Hoxby

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More


Introduction: North Africa and the Mediterranean Paradox

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter provides the background for the story of interaction between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe and across the Western ... More


The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Peter Kivy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More


Introduction

Blair Hoxby

in Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about English poet John Milton's works as they relate to the commercial revolution. This volume examines the texts produced by ... More


The Keys to Modernization

Susan V. Spellman

in Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

Introduction of the cash register in 1879 prompted corner grocers to take steps toward controlling and routinizing retail transactions. This chapter agues that it was the smallest retailers who were ... More


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