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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Managing within the Possible

Norman Jones.

in Governing by Virtue

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 3589 words.

Burghley and Elizabeth were ruling in order to achieve their ideals of peace, security, and the honor of God. But they did it within a human community whose own concepts and structures...

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The Duke and the Culture of Individual Distinction

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 10564 words.

The great challenge posed by the construction of a state based around a noble and princely structure led first of all to confrontation with those republican ideals that continued to guide...

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Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

Duncan Hardy.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 320 pages.

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the...

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Burgundian Rule on the Upper Rhine and its Aftermath, c. 1468–77

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7575 words.

The third case study examines the role of associative structures and dynamics on the Upper Rhine in a series of episodes which brought profound upheaval to this region: the acquisition of...

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Associations and the Discourses of Peace, Common Weal, and Empire

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7838 words.

Associations such as alliances and leagues were not merely functional tools. The rhetoric found in treaties and correspondence suggests that some members of associations perceived their...

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The Problem of Succession (1227–59)

Michael Hope.

in Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 26550 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how the Mongols sought to preserve the community created by Chinggis Khan after his death in 1227. It is shown that Chinggis Khan’s son and heir,...

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‘Pacta servanda sunt’

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 4243 words.

Guelphism/Ghibellinism was not the only political culture that enjoyed success all across the domain. In the second half of the fifteenth century, assisted by the advent of a dynasty with a...

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Northern Italy in the Central Middle Ages

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 1850 words.

This chapter focuses on the political change that took place in the post-Carolingian age, when the collapse of empire encouraged the jurisdictional separation of cities and countryside,...

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The Ideologues of Communal Political Culture

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 3677 words.

This chapter focuses on the immense work of refoundation of political language and culture carried out by two groups in the communal age: the experts of the Ars dictandi and the jurists....

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An Elite of Converts

Tobias P. Graf.

in The Sultan’s Renegades

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 16856 words.

Early modern Christian-European commentators frequently noted the numerical prominence of converts in the Ottoman military-administrative elite. In doing so, these writers commonly used the...

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The Clash of Legitimacies

Andrea Gamberini.

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 256 pages.

This book aims to make an innovative contribution to the history of the state-building process in late medieval Lombardy (thirteenth–fifteenth centuries), by illuminating the myriad...

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