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‘A Hot-Arsed Queen’

Rosamund Oates.

in Moderate Radical

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 10941 words.

This chapter shows how Matthew drew on the resources of the Church and laity to pursue his vision of conforming Puritanism. Puritanism was a communal faith, and this chapter demonstrates...

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Angers

Howell A. Lloyd.

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 2744 words.

This short introductory chapter reviews Bodin’s background and the circumstances that conditioned his early life. It identifies his place of birth and parentage, notes his father’s...

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The Art of Hearing

Rosamund Oates.

in Moderate Radical

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 13153 words.

This chapter examines the importance of preaching in godly culture, showing how sermons were popular, accessible, and affecting. This helps to explain the appeal of Puritanism. The chapter...

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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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Capitalism

Peter Ghosh.

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 10603 words.

This chapter examines the history of the ideas that run through the PE, focusing on the theme of capitalism. It concludes that Weberian capitalism was conceptually thin and problematic in a...

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Capitalism and Herrschaft

Peter Ghosh.

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 25359 words.

This chapter addresses another problem in Weber's intellectual biography: where exactly does capitalism fit into his later thinking? It identifies two underlying causes behind his stand-off...

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Coda: Colloquium

Howell A. Lloyd.

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 10171 words.

The disputed question of the Colloquium’s authorship is decided in Bodin’s favour, precedents for the work are noted, and its intellectual background is briefly reviewed. A dialogue aimed...

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Competing visions of the future

Richard Bowring.

in In Search of the Way

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 9293 words.

This is the period that saw the rise of ‘Dutch Studies’ or rangaku, which started with the growth of translations from Dutch books available via Nagasaki. Not many of these were printed but...

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Conclusion

Howell A. Lloyd.

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 3167 words.

According to Antoine Teissier, avocat in seventeenth-century Provence, historian, and compiler of scholars’ remarks on other scholars, the learned Joseph Scaliger had composed an anagram...

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Conclusion

Arthur Field.

in The Intellectual Struggle for Florence

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 3899 words.

I have attempted in this study to describe two forms of humanism in early Renaissance Florence. One drew upon the rich traditions of the fourteenth century, the wisdom and exuberance of...

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