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Science and Modernity

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter sets out the basic ideas that motivate the book. First, science in the West from the early modern era onwards has developed in a very distinctive way that distinguishes it ... More


Introduction

Steven Nadler

in Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198250081
eISBN:
9780191712586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250081.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introduction is a summary of the themes of this book, which is a collection of previously published essays on the problem of causation in seventeenth-century philosophy. In particular, these ... More


Living by the Benefit of Coales: The Anatomy of Industrial Society in Whickham

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the century after 1563, the world of the copyholders of the manor of Whickham was utterly transformed by industrial development. Long before the mid-seventeenth century, however, most of the ... More


Registration of Identities in Early Modern English Parishes and amongst the English Overseas

Simon Szreter

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From 1538 the new Protestant church of Henry VIII provided a system of registration of baptisms, marriages, and burials in all parishes of England and Wales. This chapter re-examines the original ... More


Music at Home: Spaces for Music in French Seventeenth-Century Residential Architecture

TAREK BERRADA

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sources such as diaries, letters and inventories suggest that certain places were preferred for music-making during the seventeenth century: the great chamber for eating and dancing, the chamber and ... More


Spaces for Musical Performance in Seventeenth-Century Roman Residences

ARNALDO MORELLI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the locations and modes of musical performance in the residences of the nobility in seventeenth-century Rome, indicating the differences between this period and the ... More


Early Modern Origins: The Rise of Popular Early Modern Origins: The Rise of Popular Conversion Narrative

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Puritan teaching and practice during the late-sixteenth and seventeenth centuries formed a matrix within which spiritual autobiography would eventually flourish in England. Puritan pastoral theology, ... More


Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians

Steven Nadler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198250081
eISBN:
9780191712586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250081.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is a collection of essays on the problem of causation in seventeenth-century philosophy. Occasionalism is the doctrine, held by a number of early modern Cartesian thinkers, that created ... More


Nature and Desire in Seventeenth-Century Puritanism

Belden C. Lane

in Ravished by Beauty: The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755080
eISBN:
9780199894956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755080.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In seventeenth-century Puritanism, on both sides of the Atlantic, the importance of stirring and channeling holy desire was central to the spirituality inherited from John Calvin. The Puritans ... More


Introduction

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

From antiquity, to the Middle Ages, to the Renaissance, and to the early modern period, a genre of poetry flourished in the West that has fallen out of favour in the recent times. This is didactic ... More


The Origins of Empire: An Introduction

Nicholas Canny

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The origins of the British Empire in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries present special difficulties because no empire, as the term subsequently came to be understood, then existed, while the ... More


Reception and Response Referencing and Understanding Calvin in Seventeenth-Century Calvinism

Richard A. Muller

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is an examination of the reception of Calvin's thought in the works of seventeenth century Calvinist theologians. The chapter focuses on four ways in which Calvin's work was received: (1) the ... More


Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender

Rosanna Cox

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter investigates the seventeenth-century cultural and historical context of Milton's portrayal the relationship of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost. This approach aims to bring the ... More


The Little Ice Age Crisis of the Ottoman Empire: A Conjuncture in Middle East Environmental History

Sam White

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

After centuries of conquest and expansion, the Ottoman Empire descended into crisis in the 1590s as a widespread uprising known as the Celali Rebellion ushered in decades of economic dislocation, ... More


The English in Asia to 1700

P. J. Marshall

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, an ancient pattern of long-distance trade between Asia and Europe grew greatly in scale. The demand for Asian imports, especially in western Europe, ... More


Explanation: Contextualizing the Abandonment within Seventeenth-Century French Family Life

Mary Dunn

in The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l'Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267217
eISBN:
9780823272327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267217.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 2 proposes that rather than reading the abandonment as an act of submission to God’s orders, we might instead explain it as an act of resistance against the norms of seventeenth-century ... More


The Colonial City: Imperial Mexico: the Viceregal Capital

D.A. BRADING

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter demonstrates that while Spain had a clear vision of what the conquered Aztec city should be, the city of the conquistadors was relatively short for it was soon transformed by its Creole ... More


The Economic Relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia in the Seventeenth Century

A. C. S. Peacock

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Southeast Asia was linked to the Ottoman Empire by economic ties, in particular the spice trade, but the nature of this relationship is poorly understood, especially for the seventeenth century. Its ... More


Queen Christina of Sweden as a Patron of Music in Rome in the Mid-Seventeenth Century

TESSA MURDOCH

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Following her abdication, Queen Christina of Sweden took up residence in the Palazzo Farnese, Rome from 1655. She had already developed a keen interest in music, gained from tuition from a French ... More


The English Government, War, Trade, and Settlement, 1625–1688

Michael J. Braddick

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

It is a commonplace of the historiography of early modern England that the national government was weak. Lacking a bureaucracy and armed forces, and the financial means with which to acquire these ... More


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