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Sunday, February 2, 2020 | History

6 edition of Modern Europe found in the catalog.

Modern Europe

Sources and Perspectives from History

by John C. Swanson

  • 147 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • 1789-1900,
  • 1989-,
  • 20th century,
  • Europe,
  • Sources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9696127M
    ISBN 100321086481
    ISBN 109780321086488

    Another exacerbating factor was the suffering caused by the Great Depression of the s, which spread from the United States throughout Europe. The Revolution also bolstered a range of freedoms in French society, including freedom of speech and religion. And while unrest in the Western world was generally met with constructive intervention, disturbances in Eastern Europe were brutally crushed. Although stating that they were not convinced by all of Boswell's arguments, and were unqualified to judge many others, they thought that the book constituted a "major work of historiography" by bringing many neglected primary sources to a wider audience.

    Franco came to power following the Spanish Civil War of the late s, in which conservative rebels fought to overthrow the democratically elected left-wing government. Accessed February Although this part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project began as a way to access texts that were already available on the Internet, it now contains hundreds of texts made available locally. This book, along with pick 3, would make an excellent all-round introduction to the period. Accessed March With wide-ranging scholarship, philological acuteness, sensitivity to textual and poetic nuance, and enviable linguistic ease in Latin, German, Polish, French, Italian, Spanish, English and Portuguese, Katharina Piechocki offers a new understanding of the sixteenth-century cartographic invention of Europe from a pot-pourri of real and imagined borderlands.

    Some readers may find the suggested essay questions a little disturbing though! Any infringement is unintentional, and any file which infringes copyright, and about which the copyright claimant informs me, will be removed pending resolution. Fighting took place both in Europe itself and throughout the world, between the European empires. Books work well as a supplement to video lessons. You may not want to read the book straight through, but it is helpful for looking up particular topics.


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Modern Europe book

Drawing from a rich multilingual archive of humanists from Germany, Poland, France, Italy, and Portugal, Cartographic Humanism shows that Europe is not a monolith and never was.

This book, along with pick 3, would make an excellent all-round introduction to the period. Anderson - Houghton Mifflin CompanyAn extraordinary memoir by a man who actually met Hitler in Essential ready reference for anyone dealing with European History or going on a quiz show.

Chapter one, "The Vocabulary of Love and Marriage", highlights the problems in translating words describing both emotions and unions from Ancient Greek and Latin into Modern Englishand explains that "marriage" carries with it many associations for contemporary westerners that would have been alien to pre-Modern Europe.

What you get here is direct access to significant documents, not the efforts of some whizkid "website designer". He dismisses the counter-argument that these men were friends rather than lovers, and argues that the Latin term for "brother" was a euphemism for "lover".

BoutonThe author gives a general introduction to alchemy in Europe and traces the development of magic and alchemy in England from the fourteenth century onwards.

Their passion for music created a friendship, and a roommate situation. McNeal, O. Graves' text provides a broad history of the constitutional assembly in early modern Europe, as well as informative case-studies, which includes some systems that didn't survive. Although the history of social and cultural elite groups remains important to historians, the lives of non-elite women, people of color, lesbians and gays are also well represented here.

Drawing on the archives of libraries throughout Russia, hundreds of previously unpublished posters are examined, with more than reproduced in colour. Thatcher - Charles Scribner's SonsOur purpose in general has been to present material touching only the most important matters of the whole medieval period.

New nations were formed, and old ones fought to expand their power. The structure of society, types of economy, cultures and beliefs are all covered. Questions of representation became newly fraught as the production of knowledge increasingly challenged established orthodoxies.

Discussing this and similar recorded ceremonies, Boswell questions what they represent, if they reflect homosexuality, and ponders if these are "marriage" ceremonies, in doing so rejecting the idea that they represent ceremonies of adoption or "spiritual fraternity".

He subsequently deals with the introduction of legal prohibitions against such same-sex unions in the late Empire. Links to other online texts. The texts on these pages come from many sources: Files posted to various places on the net.

She draws out their cartographic ideas and makes a convincing case for their centrality in defining both Europe and its swaggering presence across the globe. According to Mendelsohn, judged as a work of philology Same-Sex Unions in Pre-Modern Europe is a "bad book", and "its arguments are weak, its methods unsound, its conclusions highly questionable".

Books work well as a supplement to video lessons. Any infringement is unintentional, and any file which infringes copyright, and about which the copyright claimant informs me, will be removed pending resolution.

He had a sound understanding, which is the basis of all real abilities Putnam's SonsAn account of the progress of geographical knowledge and enterprise in Christendom throughout the Middle Ages, as well as a life of Prince Henry the Navigator, who brought this movement of European Expansion within sight of its greatest successes.

She is brought to the island by a letter from a Guernsey inhabitant who stumbles across her name on the fly leaf of a book he is perusing.

This is a church history book that covers from the Reformation to the present. Accessed April Besides referring to the best authorities, I have based my labors mainly upon three recent works. She has assembled a rich array of texts and images, and the imaginative ways in which she reads them add up to something new and compelling.

Although largely positive of it, she thought that Boswell's choice of the term "same-sex union" was unsuccessful, because in its usage it became a "transparent euphemism" for "homosexual marriage", the very term that Boswell sought to avoid. This is a contribution to the 'darker side' of cartography and the Renaissance, emphasising the relationship between writing and scholarship and the exercise of power and exploitation, but its analysis never departs from the measured and reflective.

Material is presented in several ways and the whole thing is accessible.What is “Europe,” and when did it come to be? In the Renaissance, the term “Europe” circulated widely. But as Katharina N.

Piechocki argues in this compelling book, the continent itself was only in the making in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Cartographic Humanism sheds new light on how humanists negotiated and defined Europe’s boundaries at a momentous shift in the continent.

Feb 18,  · A History of Modern Europe surveys European history from the defeat of Napoleon to the twenty-first century, presenting major historical themes in an authoritative and compelling narrative.

Concise, readable single volume covering Europe from the early nineteenth century through Price: $ General Features. The Early Modern age witnessed the ascent of Western Europe to global political, economic, and technological dominance. This ascent was gradual; only toward the end of the Early Modern age did Western power clearly surpass that of rival civilizations.

The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

Europe's chief rivals were found in the Middle East (Ottoman Empire), South Asia (Mughal Empire), and East Asia (Ming/Qing China). Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.

A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid. Originally founded by series editors Margaret King and Albert Rabil and the Press in as a modest proposal to make available in English translation perhaps a dozen key texts by women writers who contributed to the development of humanism during the European Renaissance (ca.

), the Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series began publishing books in Nov 23,  · 15 books that made me fall in love with Europe. There is nothing as budget-friendly as armchair travel. Have you experienced that delicious feeling, where a good book whisks you away to a far-away place that seems so real, you are startled when the narrative ends, and you find yourself back again in your living room, snuggled up on your.