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Sketching the Rise of Real Inequality in Early Modern Europe

Philip T. Hoffman, David S. Jacks, Patricia A. Levin, and Peter H. Lindert

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The concept of real, as opposed to nominal or conventional, income inequality reveals pronounced inequality movements, because relative prices happened to move very differently for the poor and the ... More


Toward Disenchantment?

Michael D. Bailey

in Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451447
eISBN:
9780801467318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451447.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter first summarizes the key developments related to superstition which have been traced in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, before advancing the story of “medieval” superstition into ... More


Epilogue

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the shape of women's history in relation to the larger society over the course of the early modern era. It addresses the most significant forces for change in women's lives. ... More


From Privileges and Printers’ Guilds to Copyright

Neil Weinstock Netanel and David Nimmer

in From Maimonides to Microsoft: The Jewish Law of Copyright Since the Birth of Print

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195371994
eISBN:
9780190456658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371994.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The first printing monopoly traces back to Venice in 1469. Book privileges followed a decade later, with hundreds issued over succeeding centuries. Those special dispensations were issued by rulers ... More


Patrick Ferté and Caroline Barrera (eds), Etudiants de l’exil. Migrations internationales et universités refuges (XVI-XXe siècle)(Toulouse, 2009)

Frank Caestecker

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews a text edited by Patrick Ferté and Caroline Barrera which uses historical research to study international students at West European universities since the sixteenth century. Its ... More


The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Anthony Welch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a close survey of the changing audiences, modes of reading, and cultural expectations that shaped epic writing in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. According to the book, the ... More


Classes of variation: How do languages and dialects differ?

Raf Van Rooy

in Language or Dialect?: The History of a Conceptual Pair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198845713
eISBN:
9780191880865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845713.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 15 outlines the linguistic respects in which related dialects were believed to vary, in contrast to distinct languages, during the early modern era. Initially, a Byzantine author was the main ... More


The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, and Daniel Woolf (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Volume III of this series contains chapters on the writing of history globally during the early modern era, from 1400 to 1800. The volumes proceed in geographic order from east to west, beginning in ... More


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