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Download Ritual Brotherhood in Renaissance Florence (Population and by Ronald F. E. Weissman,E. A. Hammel PDF

By Ronald F. E. Weissman,E. A. Hammel

Ritual Brotherhood in Renaissance Florence investigates the which means of fraternity when it comes to the ritual relatives created in non secular brotherhoods or confraternities in the course of that interval. The e-book makes a speciality of the sociability of the confraternity as printed within the styles of club and in different types of rite. Florence's confraternities function a automobile for reading the connection among ritual habit and social association. The textual content discusses the ways that Florentines use sorts of ritual to outline, guard, and change their kin with each other. The booklet reports the social family in Renaissance Florence in the course of the constitution of social family members, the politics of amity or enmity, and social kin in terms of monetary trade. Social association and formality activities comprise confraternal association, club, symbolic fraternity, and the rites of neighborhood. The publication explores the corporate of San Paolo within the 15th century the place the confraternity deals an creation to the character of citywide neighborhood, its republican associations, and its civic values. The publication additionally examines conventional confraternities in hindrance, the character of the disruptions that results in the emergence of latest confraternal agencies and values. within the sixteenth-century, confraternities demonstrate significant departures in ideology, ritual, and social association. they've got additionally brought the foundations of hierarchy into confraternal club, in addition to a brand new ethic of obedience. The e-book will end up pleasant analyzing for sociologists, historians learning Florentine society, and researchers attracted to the historical past of non secular brotherhood and confraternities.

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Download Loyalty: Reign of the Girl King by Christopher J Gniewosz PDF

By Christopher J Gniewosz

"Pig-boy" Tad advances in place and encounters own and momentous stories as he enters manhood and trips with Jadwiga in the course of the Commonwealth of Poland with Lithuania. topped King, now not Queen, in 1384 at eleven years of age, Jadwiga's reign is marked with occasions that have endeared the following to the general public for hundreds of years. reputation of her as a saint got here in 1997 while supported via, as soon as bishop of Krakow, Poland, Pope John Paul II.

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Download HOLLAND: The History of the Netherlands, With a by Thomas Colley Grattan PDF

By Thomas Colley Grattan

Grattan starts off his background of the Netherlands in 50BC, describing the cruel panorama and the industrious those who lived on it. he is taking the reader on a trip via time, from the invasion of the French and Spanish in the course of the formation of Holland and the institution of the Dutch monarchy. The historical past keeps intimately throughout the many wars fought by means of the Dutch, finishing within the becoming a member of of Holland and Belgium right into a unmarried nation. heritage buffs will take pleasure in this particular retelling of the making of a state. Irish author THOMAS COLLEY GRATTAN (1792-1864) used to be born in Dublin, the place he finally studied legislations. he's top recognized for his booklet Highways and Byways, a memoir detailing his journeys throughout continental Europe. He additionally wrote background books, together with one at the United States.

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Download REVOLUÇÃO VERDE | DA IBÉRIA À AMÉRICA LATINA: Colonização by PEDRO CARVALHO DE JESUS PDF

By PEDRO CARVALHO DE JESUS

Este estudo é dedicado à herança árabe-muçulmana da cultura e do património da dieta mediterrânica (premiada como património da UNESCO) que se transferiu do contexto ibérico para a América Latina. A questão aqui é de saber se esta transferência de conhecimento foi somente protagonizada por through indirecta do conquistador feudal cristão ibérico que chega ao continente americano entre os finais do séc. XV e os inícios do séc. XVI. Podemos escolher vários temas desta transferência cultural e patrimonial, mas vamos dedicar o estudo sobre assuntos que se relacionam basicamente com a sociedade rural e agrária durante a época medieval ibérica e posteriormente na época moderna nas colónias ibero-americanas, porque é a ruralidade que ainda predomina durante bastante pace nestas sociedades até ao séc. XIX. A fórmula para se fazer esta pesquisa está numa análise pela variação de escalas espaciais aos materiais que enformam o tema, pois através deles podemos discernir os códigos sociais étnicos presentes nessa materialidade. O estudo desenvolve uma estratégia de pesquisa que tente compreender o funcionamento de determinada temática mediante a identificação e a interpretação de um número possível de variáveis, sendo portanto permitida a análise de modalidades sociais através de uma historiografia capaz de captar a experiência dos indivíduos, das colectividades nas relações que eles mantêm com outros indivíduos e comunidades. Daqui se pode produzir, certamente, uma leitura reforçada dos fenómenos maiores muito para além de um terreno de observação specific e implicando que ao modificarmos as escalas de observação as suas realidades podem aparecer de forma bem diferente. O resultado desta postura será entender as leituras possíveis quanto à disponibilidade dos colonos conquistadores feudais cristãos numa relação com esta herança árabe-muçulmana e a forma como ela se dispôs no telúrico colonial do território americano. Mais, as consequências desta investigação estão também naturalmente em correlação do que se retira numa análise sobre a problemática da conceptualização da inovação social e da conceptualização da inovação tecnológica, tal como elas têm sido lidas desde a modernidade do séc. XVIII (do racionalismo iluminista) até à contemporaneidade do séc. XXI. Reflexões sobre processos de inovação, cuja discussão usualmente passa despercebida quando se investe em análises de tempos históricos.

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Download Something of a Peasant Paradise?: Comparing Rural Societies by Gregory M. W. Kennedy PDF

By Gregory M. W. Kennedy

have been Acadians than their rural opposite numbers in previous regime France? Did they get pleasure from a Golden Age? To what measure did a special Acadian id emerge ahead of the wars and deportations of the mid-eighteenth century? In whatever of a Peasant Paradise?, Gregory Kennedy compares Acadie in North the USA with a area of western France, the Loudunais, from which the various colonists originated.

Kennedy considers the typical surroundings, the function of the country, the financial system, the seigneury, and native governance in each one position to teach that similarities among the 2 societies were tremendously underestimated or overlooked. The Acadian colonists and the folks of the Loudunais have been frontier peoples, with dispersed cost styles in keeping with relatives teams, who sought to make the simplest use of the land and to benefit from exchange possibilities. either societies have been hierarchical, validated a excessive measure of political supplier, and hired a similar associations of neighborhood governance to prepare their affairs and negotiate country calls for. Neither team was once inherently extra wealthy, egalitarian, or independent-minded than the opposite. relatively, the emergence of a special Acadian identification might be traced to the slow version of conventional equipment, associations, and concepts to their new environmental and political situations.

A compelling comparative research according to archival facts on either side of the Atlantic, whatever of a Peasant Paradise? demanding situations the normal historiography and demonstrates that Acadian society shared lots of its features with different French rural societies of the period.

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Download Organizing Control: August Thyssen and the Construction of by Jeffrey R. FEAR PDF

By Jeffrey R. FEAR

In a pioneering paintings, Jeffrey worry overturns the dominant figuring out of German administration as "backward" relative to the U.S. and uncovers an self sufficient and complex German managerial culture. starting with founder August Thyssen--the Andrew Carnegie of Germany--Fear lines the evolution of administration contained in the Thyssen-Konzern and the Vereinigte Stahlwerke (United metal Works) among 1871 and 1934.

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Download American Jewry and the Re-Invention of the East European by Markus Krah PDF

By Markus Krah

The postwar many years weren't the “golden period” within which American Jews simply partook within the non secular revival, liberal consensus, and suburban middle-class convenience. relatively it was once a interval marked via restlessness and lack of confidence born of the surprise in regards to the Holocaust and of the exceptional possibilities in American society. American Jews replied to loss and chance by way of obsessively attractive with the East ecu previous. The proliferation of spiritual texts on conventional spirituality, translations of Yiddish literature, ancient essays , photos and files of shtetl tradition, theatrical and musical occasions, culminating within the Broadway musical Fiddler at the Roof, illustrate the grip of this previous on post-1945 American Jews. This research indicates how American Jews reimagined their East eu earlier to make it usable for his or her American current. through rewriting their East ecu background, they created a repertoire of pictures, tales, and concepts that experience formed American Jewry to at the present time.

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Download Secular Spirituality: Reincarnation and Spiritism in by Lynn L. Sharp PDF

By Lynn L. Sharp

Secular Spirituality demanding situations the normal dichotomy among Enlightenment cause and faith. It follows French romantic socialists' and spiritists' look for a brand new spirituality in accordance with reincarnation as a route to growth for people and society. Leaders like Allan Kardec argued for social reform; spiritist teams strove for equality; and ladies mediums challenged gender roles. Lynn L. Sharp appears to be like heavily at what it intended to perform spiritism, analyszing the movement's social and political critique and explaining the recognition of the hot trust. She explores issues of convergence and clash within the interaction among spiritism and technological know-how, spiritism and psychology, and spiritism and the Catholic church to argue that the 19th century used to be now not as 'disenchanted' as has been concept. Secular Spirituality effectively locations spiritism inside of a bigger cultural dialog, going past the leaders of the circulate to examine the best way spiritism functioned for its followers.

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Download Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, by David Brundage PDF

By David Brundage

during this very important paintings of deep studying and perception, David Brundage provides us the 1st full-scale heritage of Irish nationalists within the usa. starting with the short exile of Theobald Wolfe Tone, founding father of Irish republican nationalism, in Philadelphia at the eve of the bloody 1798 Irish uprising, and concluding with the position of invoice Clinton's White residence within the historical 1998 strong Friday contract in Northern eire, Brundage tells a narrative of greater than 200 years of Irish American (and American) activism within the reason for Ireland.

The publication, even though, is much greater than a story background of the flow. Brundage successfully weaves into his account many of the analytical issues and views that experience remodeled the examine of nationalism over the past 20 years. an important of those views is the "imagined" or "invented" personality of nationalism. A moment subject matter is the connection of nationalism to the waves of worldwide migration from the early 19th century to the current and, extra accurately, the connection of nationalist politics to the phenomenon of political exile. ultimately, the paintings is worried with Irish American nationalists' higher social and political imaginative and prescient, which occasionally extended to embody explanations comparable to the abolition of slavery, women's rights, or freedom for British colonial topics in India and Africa, and at different occasions narrowed, averting or rejecting such "extraneous" issues and connections. All of those subject matters are positioned inside a completely transnational framework that's one of many book's most vital contributions.

Irish nationalism in the United States emerges from those pages as a move of significant resonance and tool. it is a paintings that would remodel our realizing of the event of 1 of America's biggest immigrant teams and of the phenomenon of diasporic or "long-distance" nationalism extra generally.

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