Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia

From women's drugs and the writings of Christine de Pizan to the lives of marketplace and tradeswomen and the idealization of virginity, gender and social prestige dictated all facets of women's lives in the course of the heart a long time.

A cross-disciplinary source, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe examines the day-by-day truth of medieval ladies from all walks of lifestyles in Europe among 450 CE and 1500 CE, i.e., from the autumn of the Roman Empire to the invention of the Americas. relocating past biographies of recognized noble ladies of the middles a while, the scope of this significant reference paintings is great and gives a accomplished knowing of medieval women's lives and studies. Masculinity within the center a while can also be addressed to supply vital context for realizing women's roles. Entries that diversity from 250 phrases to 4,500 phrases in size completely discover issues within the following components:

· artwork and Architecture
· nations, nation-states, and Regions
· day-by-day Life
· Documentary Sources
· Economics
· schooling and Learning
· Gender and Sexuality
· Historiography
· Law
· Literature
· medication and Science
· track and Dance
· Persons
· Philosophy
· Politics
· Political Figures
· faith and Theology
· spiritual Figures
· Social association and Status

Written by means of popular overseas students, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe is the most recent within the Routledge Encyclopedias of the center Ages. simply obtainable in an A-to-Z structure, scholars, researchers, and students will locate this awesome reference paintings to be a useful source on ladies in Medieval Europe.

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Europe 1789 to 1914 Volume 4: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The interval among the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of global battle I is without doubt one of the most-studied in heritage. The seriously researched period is singled out during this new five-volume set, overlaying the $64000 humans and the foremost occasions and advancements in Europe.

Broad in scope and encompassing all parts of human pastime, the contributions of roughly six hundred students around the globe are very easily amassed in Europe 1789 to 1914. With a accomplished index and obtainable prose, readers can simply assemble particular info or leisurely discover the period's clinical, social and cultural heritage in addition to its political, army and fiscal developments.

The choice of 868 articles illustrates the influence of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period on Europe, and the transformation of its political, social, and cultural associations by means of the forces of industrialization, nationalism, mass politics, imperialism, nice strength rivalries and cutting edge cultural change.

Each article encompasses a bibliography, a few annotated. Enlivening this fabric are sidebars that make clear strategies and supply excerpts from fundamental resource files. each one quantity additionally comprises an eight-page colour insert and various illustrations. A chronology and a thematic define of the contents concisely frames the fabric in a bigger context, supporting readers construct significant connections.

This set hyperlinks eu adventure to the heritage of the remainder of the realm, carrying on with the Charles Scribner's Sons' award-winning line from historic Europe and Encyclopedia of the Renaissance via Europe 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early smooth World.

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This is quantity four of five, going from Pacifism to Syphilis.

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The Paths of History

It is a wide and bold examine of the full historical past of humanity that takes as its element of departure Marx's concept of social evolution. Professor Diakonoff's thought of worldwide heritage differs from Marx's in a couple of methods. First, he has extended Marx's 5 phases of improvement to 8. moment, he denies that social evolution inevitably implies development and exhibits how "each growth is concurrently a regress," and 3rd, he demonstrates that the transition from one level to a different isn't really unavoidably marked through social clash and that usually this is often accomplished peacefully and gracefully. because the publication strikes via those a number of levels, the reader is drawn right into a striking and thought-provoking research of the method of the heritage of the human race that makes a speciality of the big variety of things (economic, social, military-technological, and socio-pyschological) that experience motivated our improvement from palaeolithic instances to the current day.

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Top 10: Dublin: The 10 Best of Everything (DK Eyewitness Travel Series)

By Polly Phillimore, Andrew Sanger

DK Eyewitness trip advisor: best 10 Dublin will lead you directly to some of the best Dublin has to supply. even if you're searching for issues to not pass over on the best 10 points of interest or are looking to locate the pinnacle position to consume, this consultant is the right spouse, taking the easiest of the broadcast guidebook and including new eBook-only beneficial properties. depend on dozens of best 10 lists--from the head 10 museums to the head 10 occasions and fairs. There's even a listing of the pinnacle 10 how you can keep away from the crowds.

The consultant is split through zone, every one with its personal picture gallery and transparent maps pinpointing the head attractions. you can also view each one position in Google Maps if examining on an Internet-enabled gadget. Plan every day with our itineraries and notice the attractions in person components. You'll locate the insider wisdom you want to discover each nook with DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: best 10 Dublin, now with a graceful new booklet layout.

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The Family Tree Historical Maps Book - Europe: A Country-by-Country Atlas of European History, 1700s-1900s

By Allison Dolan

Journey to the outdated Country

From eire to Italy, Portugal to Poland, Germany to Greece, and all over the place in among, discover your ancestors' ecu homelands via greater than 2 hundred wonderful reproductions of 18th-century maps, 19th-century and early 20th-century maps. those full-color interval maps--covering the height years of eu immigration to America--will assist you comprehend altering barriers in ancestral nations, and tell your look for genealogical records.

Inside you are going to find:

  • Historical maps of the ecu continent displaying how nationwide borders developed over 3 centuries
  • Detailed state maps illustrating key geographical units--provinces, counties, areas, towns and more
  • Time traces of significant occasions in each one country's history
  • Lists of administrative divisions via kingdom for simple reference
  • A whole index to assist in viewing maps of curiosity in larger aspect online

This country-by-country atlas is an essential device for ecu family tree. positioned your ancestral origins in geographical context, get to the bottom of the boundary adjustments that journey up genealogists, and envision the outdated nation as your ancestors knew it. The booklet can also be a worthy reference for lecturers, homeschooling mom and dad and someone with an curiosity in ecu background. Time go back and forth around the continent with the Family Tree historic Maps booklet: Europe.

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The Changing Face of European Identity: A Seven-Nation Study of (Supra)National Attachments (Routledge Advances in European Politics)

Drawing upon systematic learn utilizing Q technique in seven international locations - Denmark, France, Germany, the uk, Italy, Netherlands and Sweden - this quantity provides the result of the main large attempt but at cross-cultural, subjective overview of nationwide and supranational identification. The stories try and clarify how the eu Union, because the so much seen scan in mass nationwide id switch within the modern international, affects how Europeans take into consideration their political affiliations.

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Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages

By Gaston Dorren

Whether you are a widespread customer to Europe or simply an armchair traveller, the dazzling and impressive tales in Lingo will without end switch how you take into consideration the continent, and will even make you must study a brand new language.

Lingo spins the reader on a whirlwind travel of sixty eu languages and dialects, sharing quirky moments from their histories and exploring their commonalities and transformations. so much ecu languages are descended from a unmarried ancestor, a language no longer not like Sanskrit referred to as Proto-Indo-European (or PIE for short), however the continent's ever-changing borders and cultures have given upward push to a linguistic and cultural variety that's too frequently forgotten in discussions of Europe as a political entity. Lingo takes us into cutting-edge distant mountain villages of Switzerland, the place Romansh remains to be the lingua franca, to previously Soviet Belarus, a rustic whose language was once Russified via the Bolsheviks, to Sweden, the place up till the Nineteen Sixties well mannered conversing conventions required that one by no means use the be aware "you" in dialog, resulting in tiptoeing questions of the shape: "Would herr generaldirektör Rexed like a biscuit?"

Spanning six millenia and sixty languages in bite-size chapters, Lingo is a hilarious and hugely edifying exploration of ways Europe speaks.

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Making the Market: Victorian Origins of Corporate Capitalism (Cambridge Studies in Economic History - Second Series)

By Paul Johnson

Company capitalism used to be invented in nineteenth-century Britain; many of the marketplace associations that we take with no consideration at the present time - restricted businesses, stocks, inventory markets, accountants, monetary newspapers - have been Victorian creations. So have been the ethical codes, the behavioural assumptions, the foundations of thumb and the unstated agreements that made this industry constitution paintings. This leading edge examine offers the 1st built-in research of the starting place of those formative capitalist associations, and divulges why they have been conceived and the way they have been developed. It explores the ethical, fiscal and felony assumptions that supported this formal institutional constitution, and which proceed to form the company economic system of this present day. Tracing the institutional development of the company financial system in Victorian Britain and demonstrating that some of the perceived difficulties of contemporary capitalism - monetary fraud, reckless hypothesis, over the top remuneration - have transparent old precedents, it is a significant contribution to the commercial background of contemporary Britain.

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Europe 1789 to 1914 Volume 5: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The interval among the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of worldwide warfare I is among the most-studied in background. The seriously researched period is singled out during this new five-volume set, protecting the real humans and the key occasions and advancements in Europe.

Broad in scope and encompassing all components of human recreation, the contributions of roughly six hundred students around the globe are very easily amassed in Europe 1789 to 1914. With a entire index and available prose, readers can simply assemble particular info or leisurely discover the period's clinical, social and cultural historical past in addition to its political, army and financial developments.

The number of 868 articles illustrates the impression of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period on Europe, and the transformation of its political, social, and cultural associations through the forces of industrialization, nationalism, mass politics, imperialism, nice strength rivalries and cutting edge cultural change.

Each article incorporates a bibliography, a few annotated. Enlivening this fabric are sidebars that make clear strategies and supply excerpts from basic resource records. each one quantity additionally comprises an eight-page colour insert and diverse illustrations. A chronology and a thematic define of the contents concisely frames the fabric in a bigger context, supporting readers construct significant connections.

This set hyperlinks ecu adventure to the background of the remainder of the realm, carrying on with the Charles Scribner's Sons' award-winning line from historic Europe and Encyclopedia of the Renaissance via Europe 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early smooth World.

About this file:
This is quantity five of five, going from Talleyrand, Charles Maurice de to Zollverein + Indexes.

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