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A political and social history of modern Europe.

Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes

A political and social history of modern Europe.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- History,
  • Europe -- Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315854M

    The book examines the life of a miller, Menocchio, who was accused of heresy during the Inquisition and sentenced to death. Difference between 'early modern' and the Renaissance[ edit ] The expression "early modern" is sometimes used as a substitute for the term Renaissanceand vice versa. He was known in western Europe for his cruelty, most especially his penchant for impaling his victims. Jacob argues that there has been a dramatic shift in the historiography of the Reformation.

    It was launched on 31 October by Martin Lutherwho posted his 95 Theses criticizing the practice of indulgences to the door of the Castle Church in WittenbergGermany, commonly used to post notices to the University community. In order to support this degree of participation, citizenship was a burdensome moral obligation requiring a considerable investment of time and energy. To prevent conflict between Portugal and Castile the crown under which Columbus made the voyagethe Treaty of Tordesillas was signed dividing the world into two regions of exploration, where each had exclusive rights to claim newly discovered lands. It's about the rise of state power in Western Europe over a year period.

    It is addressed to those introductory students who want an overview rather than a heavily detailed account. Age of Enlightenment - Hourly HistoryFrom its beginnings as a loosely definable group of philosophical ideas to the culmination of its revolutionary effect on public life in Europe, the Age of Enlightenment is the defining intellectual and cultural movement of the modern world. The Catholic Church, for example, no longer devoted its energies to the very difficult task of reclaiming dioceses lost to Protestantism, but to build large-scale missions in overseas colonial possessions that could convert the natives by the thousands Using devoted members of society such as the Jesuits. The key to this centralization was the replacing of personal patronage systems organized around the king and other nobles by institutional systems around the state. Other documents similar to Magna Carta are found in other European countries such as Spain and Hungary.


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This view was challenged by the "rationalist" Mutazilite philosophers, who held a more Hellenic view, reason above revelation, and as such are known to modern scholars as the first speculative theologians of Islam; they were supported by a secular aristocracy who sought freedom of action independent of the Caliphate.

It is hard even to reconstruct the character of early modern witchcraft.

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It was an age of expansion and exploration abroad. They show how widespread was the belief in magic and the practice of witchcraft and how far popular culture diverged from the officially sanctioned ideologies.

But it may also be that the new determination and efficiency of the reformed religions and the early modern states simply exposed persons long a fixture in village life: the woman healer, who knew the ancient, time-honoured cures; the old wife, who through charms or potions could induce conception or sterility, love or hate.

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