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Early Modern Jewish Civilization Unity and Diversity in a Diasporic Society. An Introduction

Early Modern Jewish Civilization: Unity and Diversity in a Diasporic Society. An Introduction

1st Edition


Edited By David Graizbord
June 26, 2024

This collection is an introductory historical survey and selective cultural analysis of the development, coalescence, and eventual waning of a diasporic civilization—that of the Jews of the early modern period (ca. 1391–1789) in Europe, the Ottoman Empire, and key nodes of the Iberian Empires in ...

Early Modern Genres of History

Early Modern Genres of History

1st Edition

Edited By Emil Nicklas Johnsen, Ina Louise Stovner
May 02, 2024

Bringing together an international group of literary scholars, intellectual historians, and cultural historians, this book discusses history in its various forms, either as texts or images in the early modern period (1500–1800). Early Modern Genres of History explores different genres and ...

Early Modern Toleration New Approaches

Early Modern Toleration: New Approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Benjamin J. Kaplan, Jaap Geraerts
August 31, 2023

This book examines the practice of toleration and the experience of religious diversity in the early modern world. Recent scholarship has shown the myriad ways in which religious differences were accommodated in the early modern era (1500–1800). This book propels this revisionist wave further by ...

Early Modern Streets A European Perspective

Early Modern Streets: A European Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Danielle van den Heuvel
December 23, 2022

For the first time, Early Modern Streets unites the diverse strands of scholarship on urban streets between circa 1450 and 1800 and tackles key questions on how early modern urban society was shaped and how this changed over time. Much of the lives of urban dwellers in early modern Europe were ...

Early Modern Court Culture

Early Modern Court Culture

1st Edition

Edited By Erin Griffey
February 09, 2022

Through a thematic overview of court culture that connects the cultural with the political, confessional, spatial, material and performative, this volume introduces the dynamics of power and culture in the early modern European court. Exploring the period from 1500 to 1750, Early Modern Court ...

Early Modern Things Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

Early Modern Things: Objects and their Histories, 1500-1800

2nd Edition

Edited By Paula Findlen
March 02, 2021

Early Modern Things supplies fresh and provocative insights into how objects – ordinary and extraordinary, secular and sacred, natural and man-made – came to define some of the key developments of the early modern world. Now in its second edition, this book taps a rich vein of recent scholarship to...

Early Modern Childhood An Introduction

Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction

1st Edition

Edited By Anna French
October 21, 2019

Early Modern Childhood is a detailed and accessible introduction to childhood in the early modern period, which guides students through every part of childhood from infancy to youth and places the early modern child within the broader social context of the period. Drawing on the work of recent ...

Early Modern Emotions An Introduction

Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction

1st Edition

Edited By Susan Broomhall
January 13, 2017

Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four sections ...

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