The Resource A usable past : essays in European cultural history, William J. Bouwsma

A usable past : essays in European cultural history, William J. Bouwsma

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A usable past : essays in European cultural history
Title
A usable past
Title remainder
essays in European cultural history
Statement of responsibility
William J. Bouwsma
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The essays assembled here represent forty years of reflection about the European cultural past by an eminent historian. The volume concentrates on the Renaissance and Reformation, while providing a lens through which to view problems of perennial interest. A Usable Past is a book of unusual scope, touching on such topics as political thought and historiography, metaphysical and practical conceptions of order, the relevance of Renaissance humanism to Protestant thought, the secularization of European culture, the contributions of particular professional groups to European civilization, a
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1923-2004
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Bouwsma, William J.
Dewey number
901
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D7
LC item number
.B72 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • History
  • Europe
Label
A usable past : essays in European cultural history, William J. Bouwsma
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. POLARITIES OF WESTERN CULTURE; 1. The Two Faces of Humanism: Stoicism and Augustinianism in Renaissance Thought; 2. Changing Assumptions in Later Renaissance Culture; 3. The Venetian Interdict and the Problem of Order; 4. The Secularization of Society in the Seventeenth Century; 5. Lawyers and Early Modern Culture; II. THE DURABLE RENAISSANCE; 6. Anxiety and the Formation of Early Modern Culture; 7. The Politics of Commynes; 8. Postel and the Significance of Renaissance Cabalism
  • 9. Renaissance and Reformation: An Essay on Their Affinities and Connections10. Venice, Spain, and the Papacy: Paolo Sarpi and the Renaissance Tradition; 11. Venice and the Political Education of Europe; III. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS; 12. Three Types of Historiography in Post-Renaissance Italy; 13. Gallicanism and the Nature of Christendom; 14. The Waning of the Middle Ages Revisited; 15. From History of Ideas to History of Meaning; 16. The Renaissance and the Drama of Western History; IV. ESSAYS IN APPLIED HISTORY; 17. Models of the Educated Man
  • 18. Socrates and the Confusion of the Humanities19. Christian Adulthood; V. CODA; 20. The History Teacher as Mediator; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
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unknown
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1 online resource (457 p.)
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online
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9780585147680
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)111004366703132
  • (EBL)837174
  • (OCoLC)44964662
  • (SSID)ssj0000265968
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11227591
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000265968
  • (PQKBWorkID)10301281
  • (PQKB)10226656
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  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30709
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Label
A usable past : essays in European cultural history, William J. Bouwsma
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. POLARITIES OF WESTERN CULTURE; 1. The Two Faces of Humanism: Stoicism and Augustinianism in Renaissance Thought; 2. Changing Assumptions in Later Renaissance Culture; 3. The Venetian Interdict and the Problem of Order; 4. The Secularization of Society in the Seventeenth Century; 5. Lawyers and Early Modern Culture; II. THE DURABLE RENAISSANCE; 6. Anxiety and the Formation of Early Modern Culture; 7. The Politics of Commynes; 8. Postel and the Significance of Renaissance Cabalism
  • 9. Renaissance and Reformation: An Essay on Their Affinities and Connections10. Venice, Spain, and the Papacy: Paolo Sarpi and the Renaissance Tradition; 11. Venice and the Political Education of Europe; III. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS; 12. Three Types of Historiography in Post-Renaissance Italy; 13. Gallicanism and the Nature of Christendom; 14. The Waning of the Middle Ages Revisited; 15. From History of Ideas to History of Meaning; 16. The Renaissance and the Drama of Western History; IV. ESSAYS IN APPLIED HISTORY; 17. Models of the Educated Man
  • 18. Socrates and the Confusion of the Humanities19. Christian Adulthood; V. CODA; 20. The History Teacher as Mediator; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (457 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585147680
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366703132
  • (EBL)837174
  • (OCoLC)44964662
  • (SSID)ssj0000265968
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11227591
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000265968
  • (PQKBWorkID)10301281
  • (PQKB)10226656
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC837174
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30709
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366703132

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