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State, Sovereigns and Society in Early Modern England

Essays in Honour of A. J. Slavin

by Charles Carlton

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / General,
  • Great Britain - History - Tudor And Stuart (1485-1714),
  • History - General History,
  • 16th century,
  • 17th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Monarchy,
  • Stuarts, 1603-1714,
  • Tudors, 1485-1603,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10387263M
    ISBN 100312210450
    ISBN 109780312210458

    The fact was almost completely opposite. As fashionings, clothes were perceived as material forms of personal and social identity which made the man or woman. Public sovereignty in modern governments is a lot more common with examples like the USA, Canada, Australia and India where government is divided into different levels. A second change, perhaps related to the first, was the advancing age of first marriage for women.

    It is typically dated fromlasting until the end of the Thirty Years' War with the Peace of Westphalia in The death of the Ottoman emperor Suleiman the Magnificent in and the naval victory over the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Lepanto in gave Spain a claim to be the greatest power not just in Europe but also in the world. Their ideas were studied in depth. In Mesoamerica in the early s, the Aztecs suffered defeat in part because of their different cultural conceptions of warfare, in which capturing enemy soldiers, not taking enemy territory and destroying its state, was the principal goal.

    In the East, European empires, often through private or semi-private companies, dominated trade. Dress and Morality is an in-depth exploration of the comical vanities and social etiquettes associated with dress in the past. Many Marranos continued to live as Jews while professing Christianity; accusations against them were commonly heard by the Inquisition in both Spain and Italy. This book offers a fresh and challenging new approach to those that the confessional state of Restoration England had no prospect of silencing.


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State, Sovereigns and Society in Early Modern England book

Overall, the focus on this previously neglected group provides a fresh perspective on the evolution of the modern British political system, shedding new light on debates about how effectively the Liberal and Conservative parties adapted to the challenges of mass politics after The winners grew larger and more powerful with standing armies, navies, heavy taxation, national banks, and national debt.

However, "Renaissance" is properly used in relation to a diverse series of cultural developments; which occurred over several hundred years in many different parts of Europe —especially central and northern Italy —and span the transition from late Medieval civilization and the opening of the early modern period.

Despite many requests from European sovereigns over the years, emperors saw little need to alter their successful economic system or engage in trade with the Europeans.

Exploding cannonballs were developed in the s, though many technical problems limited their use until the s. Some scholars argue that the dynamics set in motion by centuries of intensive military conflicts among early modern European nation-states created the preconditions for the emergence of republican forms of government, understood as a contractual relationship between states and citizens.

Topics covered include cross-dressing, sumptuary laws, mourning apparel and individual styles. For instance, many of the Germanic states as well as English Reformation converted to Protestantism in an attempt to slip out of the grasp of the Pope. The essays range from closely argued essays laying down the foundations for a structural and semiological analysis of clothing to a critical analysis of the significance of gemstones and jewellery, from an exploration of how the contrasting styles of Courrges and Chanel replayed the clash between ancient and modern to a discussion of the meaning of hippy style in Morocco, and from the nature of desire to the role of the dandy and colour in fashion.

The advent of cannons and firearms quickened the centralization of state governments in Europe. The largest empire in South Asia, like China, neglected the thriving trade occurring at her shores. This article contains two major parallel lines of analysis, i. The Role of the Sovereign Discusses the primary purpose of the sovereign and explains the "Gold Standard", mentions sunken treasure, an interesting case of "legal" counterfeiting, the modern gold market, the revival of gold coinage, the Exchange Control Act and the Exchange Control Order.

It was the height of the English Renaissanceand saw the flowering of English literature and poetry. This worked to create a morality of dress, with certain types of clothing elevated and certain types associated with a damaged dignity and honour.

The post Polish state claims direct continuity from the Second Polish Republic which ended in They show how widespread was the belief in magic and the practice of witchcraft and how far popular culture diverged from the officially sanctioned ideologies.

To prevent conflict between Portugal and Castile the crown under which Columbus made the voyagethe Treaty of Tordesillas was signed dividing the world into two regions of exploration, where each had exclusive rights to claim newly discovered lands.

To be sure, competition among the centralized states often led to destructive wars and terrible waste of resources; and the quest for unity brought shameful persecution upon those who could not or would not conform to the dominant culture.

Pope Innocent X declared the treaty "null, void, invalid, iniquitous, unjust, damnable, reprobate, inane, empty of meaning and effect for all times" in his bull Zelo Domus Dei.

William Shakespeareamong others, composed highly innovative and powerful plays. Ignorance produced a series of blunders that ruined their efforts to find allies. What had worked for James in Scotland did not quite mesh with the more detached, dignified, and almost ethereal monarchy that the last Tudor had bequeathed him.

Increasingly, other nations copied the French model; French became the language of diplomacy, replacing Latin. Basti, B. He landed on a continent uncharted by Europeans and seen as a new worldthe Americas.

Early modern period

Electronic icons and representational media bombard us to the point that reality seems compromised. The Habsburgs clashed with France in a series of Italian wars. Ribeiro, A. All of these and many more technical innovations, based overwhelmingly on gunpowder technologies, led to major transformations in tactics, both on land and at sea.

In each empire, hereditary emperors ruled over multi-ethnic and multi-religious states. As fashionings, clothes were perceived as material forms of personal and social identity which made the man or woman. The pre-World War II administrations of LatviaLithuania and Estonia maintained an exile existence and considerable international recognition whilst their territories were annexed by the Soviet Union and governed locally by their pro-Soviet functionaries.Aug 11,  · "Monod’s book is an important one for all those interested in questions of the nature of political authority or in early modern cultural and religious history.

Few historians can manage the intellectual and geographical range of this work, and the interpretations are inventive and stimulating. She specializes in Old and Middle English poetry and its intersections with material culture.

Her first book was The Medieval Poetics of the Reliquary (Palgrave Macmillan, ). Her new book, Strange Footing (Chicago, ) argues that to medieval audiences, poetic form was a multimedia experience shaped by encounters with dance.

Book II. The nature, accumulation, and employment of stock Introduction In that rude [see Glossary] state of society where there is no division of labour, exchanges are seldom made, and every man provides everything for himself, it is not necessary that any stock should be.

The nature of warfare changed in profound and lasting ways in the period covered in this volume, in almost every arena: the weapons used, tactics deployed, strategies pursued, the scale and organization of land and sea forces, and the impact of warfare on states and societies.

One thing that did not change was that making. Early modern Europe is the period of European history between the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, roughly the late 15th century to the late 18th sylvaindez.comians variously mark the beginning of the early modern period with the invention of moveable type printing in the s, the Fall of Constantinople inthe end of the Wars of the Roses in State, sovereigns & society in early modern England: essays in honour of A.J.

Slavin. [Charles Carlton; A J Slavin;] A book written in honour of the Tudor historian Joe Salvin with contributions from 14 highly regarded scholars from both sides of the Atlantic.

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