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The Worldmakers: Global Imagining In Early Modern Europe, Ayesha Ramachandran Dec 2014

The Worldmakers: Global Imagining In Early Modern Europe, Ayesha Ramachandran

Ayesha Ramachandran

In this beautifully conceived book, Ayesha Ramachandran reconstructs the imaginative struggles of early modern artists, philosophers, and writers to make sense of something that we take for granted: the world, imagined as a whole. Once a new, exciting, and frightening concept, “the world” was transformed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. But how could one envision something that no one had ever seen in its totality? The Worldmakers moves beyond histories of globalization to explore how “the world” itself—variously understood as an object of inquiry, a comprehensive category, and a system of order—was self-consciously shaped by human agents ...


A Position Embedded In Identity: Subalternity In Neoliberal Globalization, Sonita Sarker Dec 2013

A Position Embedded In Identity: Subalternity In Neoliberal Globalization, Sonita Sarker

Sonita Sarker

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Wilhelm Kroll's Preface To Justinian's Novels: An English Translation, Timothy G. Kearley, David J.D. Miller Jul 2013

Wilhelm Kroll's Preface To Justinian's Novels: An English Translation, Timothy G. Kearley, David J.D. Miller

Timothy G. Kearley

For the legal historian, the Age of Justinian is nothing short of pivotal. Medievalists and early modernists interested in the so-called reception of Roman law in later times and places must look back to Justinian and his law books, as classicists and historians interested in Roman republican or early imperial law must frequently look forward to them.

Justinian’s law books are, of course, the Digest, the Code, the Institutes, and the Novels (Novellae Constitutiones), which have become known collectively as the Corpus Iuris Civilis (CIC).

It soon becomes clear to those interested in the CIC that the standard modern ...


The Humanists And The Emperor In 1452, Brian Maxson Mar 2013

The Humanists And The Emperor In 1452, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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Melville And The Trope Of The Starving American Artist In Rome, Erika Schneider Feb 2013

Melville And The Trope Of The Starving American Artist In Rome, Erika Schneider

Erika Schneider

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Monastic Prisons And Torture Chambers. Crime And Punishment In Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800, Ulrich Lehner Dec 2012

Monastic Prisons And Torture Chambers. Crime And Punishment In Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800, Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

Based on archival research and an analysis of early modern monastic canon law, the reader is introduced to how crimes were prosecuted in a monastic setting and how they were punished.


The Crusades And The Lost Literature Of The Italian Renaissance, Brian Maxson Oct 2012

The Crusades And The Lost Literature Of The Italian Renaissance, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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The Hornet’S Nest: Humanism, Neighbors, And Hatred In Renaissance Florence, Brian Maxson Jul 2012

The Hornet’S Nest: Humanism, Neighbors, And Hatred In Renaissance Florence, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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Humanism And Magic In The Florentine Ritual Of Command, Brian Maxson Dec 2011

Humanism And Magic In The Florentine Ritual Of Command, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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The Vernacular And The Spread Of Humanism In Fifteenth-Century Florence, Brian Maxson Dec 2011

The Vernacular And The Spread Of Humanism In Fifteenth-Century Florence, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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Social Historical Approaches To Italian Humanists And Humanism, Brian Maxson Aug 2010

Social Historical Approaches To Italian Humanists And Humanism, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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The Social Humanists, Brian Maxson Dec 2005

The Social Humanists, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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The Foundations Of Western Thought: Hebrews, Greeks, And Romans, Tim Shutt Dec 2003

The Foundations Of Western Thought: Hebrews, Greeks, And Romans, Tim Shutt

Tim Shutt

No abstract provided.


Seeds Of Virtue And Knowledge, Maryanne Horowitz Dec 1997

Seeds Of Virtue And Knowledge, Maryanne Horowitz

Maryanne Cline Horowitz

No abstract provided.