Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Early Modern
Sort By:  1-10 of 407 (41 pages)
Results per page:
         

War and Peace in the Early Modern Period

Peter Schröder

Peter Schröder is Professor of the History of Political Thought at University College London, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Lesson Plan

...Introduction The perception and discussion of war and peace underwent radical changes in the early modern period because of a wide range of very different reasons. Warfare itself changed dramatically during this period, as did diplomacy...

Introduction: Entering the Sensory Worlds

Herman Roodenburg

Herman Roodenburg holds the Chair of The Historical Anthropology and Ethnology of Europe at the Free University of Amsterdam and is also affiliated with the Meertens Institute, of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his recent English publications are The Eloquence of the Body: Perspectives on Gesture in the Dutch Republic (2004), Forging European Identities, 1400-1700 (2007), Body and Embodiment in Netherlandish Art (2008) and The Passions in the Arts of the Early Modern Netherlands (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

A Cultural History of The Senses in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...Let us start with a remarkable letter written in 1640 by a lover of the lute, a Frenchman who lived for some twenty years in the Dutch Republic. In it, he professed his belief that “all our nerves and muscles” serve the memory. He...

Sensory Media

A Cultural History of The Senses in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...On April 7, 1648 Guglielmo de Egregis, a gentleman from the region of Friuli, appeared of his own free will before the Udine Inquisitor. This was common practice for those who felt they had committed a crime or ran the risk of being...

The History of Freedom in Early Modern Europe (1348–1648)

Jim Coons

Jim Coons is an assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Lesson Plan

...Introduction “Freedom” in the modern world often appears as an absolute, self-evident ideal—in many ways individual liberty defines modernity itself. The lessons outlined below are designed to encourage an historical understanding...

Case Study of Dirck Hartogh Plate, 1616

Susan Broomhall

Susan Broomhall is Professor of History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Object Case Studies

...Object Description Round pewter dish (plate), with completely flattened edge, measuring 70 cm (h) × 50 cm (w) × 4 cm (t). An inscription runs over the entire surface of the plate, the last three lines of which are almost completely worn...

Circulation: Aristocratic, Commercial, Religious and Artistic Networks

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...It was brothers, not others, whom they [the early European observers] wished to find.J. H. Elliott in a review of books on the rediscovery of America in The New York Review of Books 40: 12 (24 June 1993): 38; cited in Parr 1995, 18.J. H...

Ideas: Philosophy, Religion and Art

A Cultural History of Memory in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...A chamber must have more than four corners which is to contain the gods of memory.Visual memory is but a subset of cultural memory, and works of art but a subset of visual memory. That given, this chapter proposes to examine a few instances...

Social Functions: Audience Participation, Efficacious Entertainment

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Many thanks to Marissa Greenberg for her feedback on earlier drafts of this essay.In As You Like It, Jaques famously declares that ‘All the world’s a stage, / And all the men and women merely players; / They have their exits...

Religion and Popular Beliefs

A Cultural History of Women in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Dual Classification Renaissance Europeans perceived their world as harmoniously organized by a system of dual classification: all things have opposites, their differences from which depend on their core similarities.Stuart Clark, Thinking...

The Body

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...From an anthropological perspective, in addition to their ornamental role, clothes have a fundamental part to play in maintaining decency and safeguarding the body against environmental factors such as cold and heat. In his De Civilitate...