By Christopher Ligota,Jean-Louis Quantin
and non secular historical past. Their papers illustrate numerous subject matters and methods, together with Renaissance antiquarianism and philology; the increase of the concept of feedback; Biblical and patristic scholarship, and its implications for either confessional orthodoxy and eighteeenth-century unfastened proposal; the history
of philosophy; and German historiographical concept in either the eighteenth and the 19th centuries. This tough quantity constitutes a set of outstanding caliber, assisting to set up the heritage of scholarship as a extra greatly stated, invaluable box of research in its personal right.
By James Garrison
By Lawrence Sondhaus
By Sidney W. Mintz
In this eye-opening examine, Sidney Mintz exhibits how Europeans and americans reworked sugar from an extraordinary overseas luxurious to a typical necessity of contemporary existence, and the way it replaced the heritage of capitalism and undefined. He discusses the construction and intake of sugar, and divulges how heavily interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with is find first as an extravagant luxurious for the aristocracy, then as a staple of the vitamin of the hot commercial proletariat. eventually, he considers how sugar has altered paintings styles, consuming conduct, and our vitamin in sleek times.
"Like sugar, Mintz is persuasive, and his specific historical past is a true treat." -San Francisco Chronicle
By Norman Naimark,Silvio Pons,Sophie Quinn-Judge
By Brad K. Berner,Kalman Goldstein
By M. Perry
By K. Stapelbroek,J. Marjanen
By Linda Mahood