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Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Nicholas Hardy and Dmitri Levitin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume examines the relationship between the history of scholarship and the history of Christianity in the early modern period. Leading British, American and continental scholars explore the ... More


: Pluralism, Revenant or Recessive?

Rodney Barker

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter deals with pluralism, while tackling Ernest Barker, British pluralism, original pluralism, postmodernism, multiculturalism, and feminism. The fact that British political science, ... More


On the History of the Book in China

Cynthia J. Brokaw

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of commercial printing and book culture in China during the late imperial period. It suggests that two developments in the nineteenth century signalled the ... More


Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard and the Great Depression might appear to be two very different topics requiring two entirely separate books, and the attempt to combine them here reflects Barry Eichengreen's ... More


The ‘public sphere’ and the hidden life of ideas

S. J. Barnett

in The Enlightenment and Religion: The Myths of Modernity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067402
eISBN:
9781781700518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067402.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the significance of ‘misreadings’. Eighteenth-century participants and constituencies of interest could – wittingly or unwittingly – ‘misread’ the publications and events of ... More


Conclusion

David Blackbourn

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of Germany during the nineteenth century. The results suggest that most historians have adopted a rather restricted idea ... More


Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is about attitudes and behaviour in early modern France, dealing particularly with the conflicts related to social and intellectual change, and with the tensions between the elite and the ... More


Anticontagionism and History's Medical Record

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents an analysis of an essay on anticontagionism and history of medicine. It explains that this essay aims to illustrate how knowledge production and power relations were mutually ... More


‘Educational Influence’: a new model for understanding tutorial relationships in seventeenth-century Oxbridge*

Marilyn A. Lewis

in History of Universities: Volume XXVII/2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198709817
eISBN:
9780191804199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198709817.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter emphasizes the extent of what Oxford and Cambridge contributed to movements of intellectual change in England during the second half of the 17th century, focusing on the conflict in ... More


A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Roger S. Levine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Born into a Xhosa royal family around 1792 in South Africa, Jan Tzatzoe was destined to live in an era of profound change—one that witnessed the arrival and entrenchment of European colonialism. As a ... More


Grace Abounding: Four Contexts

Ita Mac Carthy

in The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175485
eISBN:
9780691189796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175485.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter situates the emergence of grace within three contexts. The humanist revival of antiquity, the quarrels about religion, and the debate about language each sought intellectual rupture with ... More


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