BN.com Gift Guide

Between The Middle Ages And Modernity

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $38.30
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 10%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $38.30   
  • New (6) from $38.30   
  • Used (1) from $50.81   

Overview

This groundbreaking book examines the complex relationships between individuals and communities in the profound transitions of the early modern period. Taking a global and comparative approach to historical issues, the distinguished contributors show that individual and community created and re-created one another in the major structures, interactions, and transitions of early modern times. Offering an important contribution to our understanding both of the early modern period and of its historiography, this volume will be an invaluable resource for scholars working in the fields of medieval, early modern, and modern history, and on the Renaissance and Reformation.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Choice
Parker and Bently have done a nice job of pulling together a wide range of topics in these 16 essays, which make the case for the early modern world as a field of historical studies. . . . This collection is a significant contribution to the study of early modernity. Highly recommended.
Sixteenth-Century Journal
The editors selected a program of . . . broad relevance to the early modern subfield, one that successfully accommodates both methodological reflections and more empirical studies.
Jonathan Israel
This excellent volume powerfully makes the case for Early Modernity as a field of historical studies, doing so specifically from the perspective of the ‘new social history.’ It is impressive both in its insistence on bringing the ‘structures of everyday life’ to the fore and its vigour in moving away from eurocentrism.
CHOICE
Parker and Bentley have done a nice job of pulling together a wide range of topics in these 16 essays, which make the case for the early modern world as a field of historical studies. . . . This collection is a significant contribution to the study of early modernity. Highly recommended.
Sixteenth Century Journal
The editors selected a program of . . . broad relevance to the early modern subfield, one that successfully accommodates both methodological reflections and more empirical studies.
Anthony Black
A fine volume that will contribute significantly to understanding of both the early modern period and its historiography. At the cutting edge of historical scholarship, it is particularly illuminating in combining European with non-European histories and exploring interactions between cultures and continents.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742553101
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/21/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles H. Parker is associate professor of history at Saint Louis University. Jerry H. Bentley is professor of history and director, Center for World History, at the University of Hawaìi.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Individual and Community in the Early Modern World   Charles H. Parker     1
Structures
Early Modern Europe and the Early Modern World   Jerry H. Bentley     13
German Burghers and Peasants in the Reformation and the Peasants' War: Partners or Competitors?   Thomas A. Brady Jr.     33
A Tale of Two Brothers: Corporate Identity and the Revolt in the Towns of Holland   Henk van Nierop     53
Family and Community in the Spanish World   Carla Rahn Phillips     71
Interactions
Individual and Community among the Medieval Travelers to Asia   William D. Phillips Jr.     93
Settle or Return: Migrant Communities in Northern Europe, ca. 1600-1800   Douglas Catterall     109
Forcing the Doors of Heathendom: Ethnography, Violence, and the Dutch East India Company   Sanjay Subrahmanyam     131
Creating a Littoral Community: Muslim Reformers in the Early Modern Indian Ocean World   Michael N. Pearson     155
Transitions
Custom, Community, and the Crown: Lawyers and the Reordering of French Customary Law   Marie Seong-Hak Kim     169
The Individual on Trial in the Sixteenth-Century Netherlands: Between Tradition and Modernity   Hugo de Schepper   Elizabeth Bradbury Pollnow     187
"They Have Highly Offended the Community of God": Rituals of Ecclesiastical Discipline and Pastoral Membership in the Community in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century German Parishes   Susan C. Karant-Nunn     211
Embodying the Middle Ages, Advancing Modernity: Religious Women in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe and Beyond   Ulrike Strasser     231
The Transitional Role of Jacques Coeur in the Fifteenth Century   Kathryn L. Reyerson     253
The Individual Merchant and the Trading Nation in Sixteenth-Century Antwerp   Donald J. Harreld     271
Between Profit and Power: The Dutch East India Company and Institutional Early Modernities in the "Age of Mercantilism"   Markus P. M. Vink     285
Index     307
About the Contributors     319
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)