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Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society free pdf The essays in this volume take a fresh look at the history of institutions in the early modern world. Casting a broad look across a variety of institutions, from missionary societies to guilds, from lawcourts to academies, and exploring institutions across western Europe and Britain, the volume as a whole invites a newly comparative understanding of the nature of formal institutions in the period. By envisaging disparate institutions as having, to some degree, similar self-perceptions, strategies, and rituals, these essays begin to build up a picture of how early modern institutions functioned overall. The book will appeal to anyone interested in the social and culture history of early modern communities, as well as offering insights into the relationship of institutions and the developing state.

About Anne Goldgar

Anne Goldgar, Ph.D. (1990) Harvard, is Lecturer in Early Modern History at King's College London. She works on 17th- and 18th-century social and cultural history and is the author of Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters 1680-1750 (1995) and Tulipmania (forthcoming, 2004). Robert Frost, Ph.D. (1990) University of London, is Reader in Early Modern History at King's College London. He publishes on Poland-Lithuania and the history of warfare in the early modern period, including The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in North-eastern Europe 1558-1721 (2000). Hester Goodenough Gelber, Ph.D. (1974) in History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford University. She covers Dominicans and Franciscans- see Exploring the Boundaries of Reason: Three Questions on the Nature of God by Robert Holcot, OP.

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Author : Anne Goldgar
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 07 May 2004
ISBN : 9004138803
EAN : 9789004138803
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 392 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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