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Foundations of Early Modern Europe, 1460-1559

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2nd
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9780393963045

ISBN10:
0393963047
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/17/1994
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

Was the shift from old to new in this period a transition from medieval to modern? Professor Rice, assisted in this edition by Professor Tony Grafton continues to argue, as in the first edition, that this century represents a shift from medieval to "early" modern.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition xi(2)
Introduction xiii
CHAPTER 1 Science, Technology, and Discovery
1(44)
THE INVENTION OF PRINTING
1(9)
THE NEW WARFARE
10(8)
THE ORIGINS OF MODERN SCIENCE
18(8)
EXPLORATION: THE WORLD AND THE TEXT
26(6)
PORTUGUESE VOYAGES OF EXPLORATION
32(6)
THE NEW WORLD
38(7)
CHAPTER 2 The Economic Expansion of Europe
45(32)
A CENTURY OF PROSPERITY
45(5)
THE MERCHANT
50(3)
THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
53(7)
A NEW SOCIETY AND TRADITIONAL MORALITY
60(4)
ETHICS AND GOALS
64(5)
LANDLORD AND TENANT
69(8)
CHAPTER 3 Renaissance Society and Humanist Culture
77(33)
THE STUDY OF HISTORY
79(4)
THE REDISCOVERY OF THE CLASSICS
83(4)
THE DIGNITY OF MAN
87(3)
HUMANISM AND ART
90(14)
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF EDUCATION
104(6)
CHAPTER 4 The Formation of the Early Modern State
110(36)
THE EMERGENCE OF THE SOVEREIGN STATE IN WESTERN EUROPE
111(13)
The King's Officers
The Army
Finances
Taxation and Representation
THE EMPIRE OF CHARLES V
124(8)
The Germany of the Habsburgs
THE ITALIAN STATE SYSTEM DURING THE RENAISSANCE
132(3)
PATTERNS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY
135(5)
The Habsburg-Valois Struggle
The Habsburg-Ottoman Struggle
EARLY MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT: NEW VISIONS OF THE STATE
140(6)
CHAPTER 5 Revolution and Reformation in the Church: The Problem of Authority
146(32)
MARTIN LUTHER
153(4)
THE FRAGMENTATION OF CLASSICAL PROTESTANTISM
157(1)
HULDREICH ZWINGLI
158(3)
JOHN CALVIN
161(2)
ANABAPTISM
163(4)
THE CITY OF THE SAINTS
167(2)
CATHOLIC REFORMATION AND COUNTER-REFORMATION
169(9)
CHAPTER 6 Revolution and Reformation in the Church: The Problem of Conversion
178(25)
THE PEASANTS
180(3)
THE BURGHERS
183(3)
PERSECUTION AND LIBERTY
186(5)
THE RELIGIOUS PREFERENCES OF THE GERMAN PRINCES
191(6)
THE TRIUMPH OF THE TERRITORIAL CHURCH
197(3)
THE ENGLISH REFORMATION
200(3)
Suggestions for Further Reading 203(6)
Index 209


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