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From Feudalism to Capitalism: The Place of the City

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One area where Marxism has dealt with the city is the transition from feudalism to capitalism, although this discussion has been satisfactory only in part, since too much is compressed in the very ... More


Knowledge in Motion: Following Itineraries of Matter in the Early Modern World

Pamela H. Smith

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on “itineraries of matter,” or objects as traveling carriers of cultural practices and meanings, in the early modern world. It examines the role of red in the transmission of ... More


Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Stuart Clark

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This is a work of fundamental importance for our understanding of the intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe. This book offers a new interpretation of the witchcraft beliefs of ... More


Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Robert Bellarmine was one of the pillars of post-Reformation Catholicism: he was a celebrated Jesuit theologian, a highly ranked member of the Congregations of the Inquisition and of the Index, the ... More


An Overview of the Ethnographic Writing about the Jews

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book sought to present the content and extract the meanings from the ethnographic accounts of Judaism from early modern Europe. In analyzing these texts, the book focused on several contexts: ... More


Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Kasper von Greyerz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural, and spiritual exercises. ... More


By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Anne Jacobson Schutte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

An unwilling, desperate nun trapped in the cloister, unable to gain release: such is the image that endures today of monastic life in early modern Europe. This book demonstrates that this and other ... More


Maps of Mankind

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter establishes the importance of a comparative perspective in early modern European thought about others. It critically examines different approaches to understanding these ... More


An English Bible or a Bible in English? William Tyndale, Hebrew Scholarship and the Authorized Version

Helen Kraus

in Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

Chapter Extract: Early Modern Europe saw a rapidly increasing interest in and an unprecedented pursuit of the sensus literalis of the Hebrew Bible. His exile in Europe, due to his ... More


The People and the Book: Print and the Transformation of Jewish Culture in Early Modern Europe

David B. Ruderman

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses how the study of Jewish culture in early modern Europe has flourished with an outburst of books and essays. Most of this scholarship, however, is exclusively focused on a ... More


Introduction

Simon Ditchfield and Helen Smith

in Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099151
eISBN:
9781526121059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099151.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction explores existing scholarship on conversion and on the interrelationships between gender and religious experience in early modern Europe. It argues for the need to consider masculine ... More


Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Yaacov Deutsch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines Christian ethnographic writing about the Jews in early modern Europe, offering a systematic historical analysis of this literary genre and arguing its importance for better ... More


Ancient and Medieval Places

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book is concerned with commonplace-books during the Renaissance in Early Modern Europe. While it is certainly be part of the book's brief to point to factors which explain the eventual disgrace ... More


Getting to Sweden: The Origins of High Compliancein the Swedish Tax State

Marina Nistotskaya and Michelle D’Arcy

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the roots of Sweden’s exceptional tax state lie in the early modern period. From c.1530 the state began monitoring economic activity and developing a direct vertical fiscal ... More


Sovereignty in Early Modern Europe

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of sovereignty in early modern Europe. It argues that, from its earliest articulations by political theorists such as Bodin and Hobbes, the idea of “absolute” ... More


Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Ann Moss

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the Renaissance commonplace-book. Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy retrieval. From ... More


Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

Jon Snyder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228191
eISBN:
9780520944442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228191.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

“Larvatus prodeo,” announced René Descartes at the beginning of the seventeenth century: “I come forward, masked.” Deliberately disguising or silencing their most intimate thoughts and emotions, many ... More


European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550–1750

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198219286
eISBN:
9780191678332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219286.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first survey history of Jewish life and culture in early modern Europe to concentrate on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as a radically new phase in Jewish history. The book ... More


The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More


The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More


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