Early Modern European Society / Edition 2

Early Modern European Society / Edition 2

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by Henry Kamen
     
 

Drawing together common features of society from a range of different contexts throughout Europe, from Italy and Spain to Poland and Russia, Early Modern European Society surveys the sweeping changes affecting Europe from the end of the fifteenth century to the early decades of the eighteenth century.

Henry Kamen includes discussion

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Overview

Drawing together common features of society from a range of different contexts throughout Europe, from Italy and Spain to Poland and Russia, Early Modern European Society surveys the sweeping changes affecting Europe from the end of the fifteenth century to the early decades of the eighteenth century.

Henry Kamen includes discussion on:

  • European identities, frontiers and language
  • leisure, work and migration
  • religion, ritual and witchcraft
  • the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie and the poor
  • gender roles
  • social discipline and absolutism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415158640
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/25/1999
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Identities and Horizons 2. Leisure, Work and Movement 3. Communities of Belief 4. The Ruling Elite 5. The Middle Elite 6. Solidarities and Resistance 7. Gender Roles 8. Social Discipline and Marginality 9. Modernization and the Individual 10. The Absolute State

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