The Resource Europe : a cultural history, Peter Rietbergen

Europe : a cultural history, Peter Rietbergen

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Europe : a cultural history
Title
Europe
Title remainder
a cultural history
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Peter Rietbergen
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eng
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""Discusses the cultural history of Europe from prehistory to the modern day. Includes illustrations, maps and case studies"--Provided by publisher"--
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Rietbergen, P. J. A. N
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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D20
LC item number
.R42 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Europe
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Europe : a cultural history, Peter Rietbergen
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • The 'old' world and the 'older' world
  • The 'old' world and the 'new'
  • The 'Columbian exchange'
  • Europe, The Early Sixteenth Century: Opinions On The Conquest Of America And Its Consequences
  • Images of America and mirrors of Europe
  • Further cultural consequences of European expansion
  • Dossier: Europe's wider world
  • 10.
  • A new society: migration, travel and the diffusion and integration of culture in Europe
  • Migration, travel and culture
  • 1.
  • Non-voluntary travel: the cultural significance of migrations
  • Three types of cultural travel
  • Rome, Winter 1644-5: John Evelyn Visits The Eternal City
  • The practice of travel
  • To travel or not to travel?
  • Travel as an element in growing cosmopolitanism and cultural integration
  • Dossier: The Church of Rome
  • 11.
  • A new society: the 'Republic of Letters' as a virtual and virtuous world against a divided world
  • The Republic of Letters: a quest for harmony
  • Before 'Europe': towards an agricultural and sedentary society
  • The Republic of Letters and the ideal of tolerance: theory and practice
  • Chateau Montaigne, Near Bordeaux, Ad 1580: Michel De Montaigne On Europe And 'The Other'
  • The Republic of Letters and its enemies: national cultural policies, or the political uses of culture
  • The Republic of Letters, or how to communicate in an invisible institution
  • The Republic of Letters and the Intertraffic of the mind': three examples
  • Dossier: Paradise
  • 12.
  • A new society: from Humanism to the Enlightenment
  • Humanism and empiricism between 'ratio' and 'revelatio'
  • From (scientific) empiricism to new visions of man and society
  • Beginnings in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean, or the non-European origins of European culture
  • Europe, The Early Seventeenth Century: Views On The Scientific Method Of Francis Bacon And Renee Descartes
  • From Humanism to Enlightenment: a long dawn
  • Enlightenment and Romanticism: poles apart?
  • Dossier: Cosmos, nature, man
  • 13.
  • Europe's revolutions: freedom and consumption for all?
  • Material culture and conspicuous consumption: Europe's process of consumer change until the end of the eighteenth century
  • Production and reproduction: a process of economic and demographic change until the end of the eighteenth century
  • A process of social and cultural change: the convergence of elites until the end of the eighteenth century
  • Two 'revolutions': one political, one economic, both cultural
  • The advent of agriculture, temple and state
  • Paris, 27 August 1789: The Cultural Importance Of The 'Declaration Des Droits De L'homme Et Du Citoyen'
  • Urban, industrial culture: the regulation and consumption of time
  • Dossier: Machines that alter(ed) the world
  • 14.
  • Progress and its discontents: nationalism, economic growth and the question of cultural certainties
  • The revolutions and their aftermath
  • Elements of nationalism: the political culture of the nineteenth century
  • New elites, new mechanisms of cultural diffusion, new manifestations of culture
  • Basle, The Middle Of The Nineteenth Century: Jacob Burckhardt (1818-97) Criticizes Contemporary Culture
  • Money and time, goods and leisure: towards a consumer culture
  • Invasion, conquest and change: the first wave
  • Dossier: War and Peace
  • 15.
  • Europe and the other worlds
  • Europe and its expanding world
  • Europe and Latin America: a severed relationship?
  • The 'old' world and the 'new': North America as a vision of freedom
  • Capitalism and consumerism: freedom or slavery, progress or decadence?
  • New York, 1909: Herbert Croly (1869-1930) Interprets 'The Promise Of American Life'
  • Europe and 'America': a cultural symbiosis, or the growth of the 'western world'
  • To the 'heart of darkness': Europe and Africa
  • Babylon, The Seventeenth Century BC: The Law Code Of Hammurapi
  • The 'old' world and the 'older' world
  • Dossier: Europe and humankind
  • 16.
  • The 'Decline of the Occident' -- the loss of a dream? From the nineteenth to the twentieth century
  • The sciences: positivism and increasing relativism
  • Berlin, 1877: Heinrich Stephan Rejoices In The First German Telephone Service
  • Europe in hiding, Europe surviving
  • A growing sense of fin de siecle: between pessimism and optimism
  • A world between wars
  • Dossier: Who am I?
  • Beginnings in Europe: after the last Ice Age
  • 17.
  • Towards a new Europe?
  • Science, culture and society
  • After the Second World War: deconstruction and reconstruction
  • A culture of time versus money
  • From 'familyman' to 'salaryman' -- from group identity to individual identity?
  • Dimensions of identity -- culture as communication: towards an 'anonymous mass culture'?
  • Europe Since The 1960s: Popular Music -- High Culture?
  • Dossier: Europe and Europeanness in the twenty-first century
  • Invasion, conquest and change: the second wave
  • A 'marginal' culture? Religion and state formation in Israel
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  • A 'marginal' culture? Trade and communication in Phoenicia
  • A 'marginal' culture? Democracy and its limitations in Greece
  • A 'marginal' culture? Tribal society in Celtic Europe
  • The 'birth of Europe' and the Greek 'world-view', or how to define one's own culture
  • The world of Alexander the Great
  • Dossier: The human body
  • 2.
  • Rome and its empire: the effects and limits of cultural integration
  • Between the Alps and the Mediterranean, between the Etruscan and the Greek worlds: the expansion of the early Romans
  • From an informal to a formal empire
  • Europe -- and Europeanness?
  • Rome, The Second Century Ad: A Legal System, A Legal Society -- The Roman Contribution
  • Roman culture
  • The Roman Empire and the worlds beyond
  • Dossier: The rule of law
  • 3.
  • An empire lost -- an empire won? Christianity and the Roman Empire
  • Developments within the Jewish world: the genesis of Christianity
  • From Jews -- and Gentiles -- to Christians: the role of Jesus of Nazareth and his followers
  • Religions in the Roman Empire
  • A sect of 'hopeless outlaws'
  • Europe: old Europe, new Europe, old borders, new borders
  • Carthage, AD 180: Arguments Against And For The Religion Of The Christians
  • Towards an empire Roman as well as Christian
  • Rome and its neighbours in the fourth and fifth centuries AD: 'decline and fall'? The division and loss of the political empire -- the survival of the cultural empire
  • Empire and language
  • Dossier: Charity and/or solidarity
  • 4.
  • Towards one religion for all
  • The Christian world-view: the survival of classical culture within the context of Christianity and Europe
  • Mount Sinai, AD 547: Kosmas Explains The Christian Cosmography
  • One religion for all: the fusion of Christianity and Europe
  • Europe: ideas
  • The rise of a new empire: Frankish statecraft and Christian arguments
  • Culture and cohesion: the role of ideology and education in the shaping of Carolingian Europe, or the 'First Renaissance'?
  • The impact of monasteries
  • Dossier: Charlemagne: the Father of Europe?
  • 5.
  • Three worlds around the Inner Sea: western Christendom, eastern Christendom and Islam
  • Confrontation and contact from the sixth century onwards
  • The world of the Prophet: Islam
  • God's kingdom among men: orthodox Christendom
  • A far corner of the earth: Roman, Catholic Christendom
  • Europe: realities
  • The Crusades: western Christendom versus Islam and eastern Christendom
  • Clermont, 26 November 1095: Pope Urban II Calls For A Crusade
  • Dossier: Islam in Europe
  • 6.
  • One world, many traditions: elite culture and popular cultures: cosmopolitan norms and regional variations
  • Europe's 'feudal' polities
  • The Church and the early states
  • Economic and technological change and the early states
  • Stronger states -- stronger rulers?
  • The towns and the early states
  • Europe: on the problems of writing its (cultural) history
  • A Christian world or a world of Christian nations?
  • Elite culture and popular cultures: cosmopolitan norms and regional variations
  • London, AD 1378: Geoffrey Chaucer Describes His World
  • The importance of the universities
  • Dossier: Democracy?
  • Interlude: the worlds of Europe, c.1400-1800
  • A world of villages
  • A world of towns
  • Two worlds?
  • 7.
  • On choices: the scope and structure of this book
  • A new society: Europe's changing views of man
  • The survival of classical culture and the beginnings of Humanism
  • The loss of Byzantium -- the gain of Europe: the further development of Humanism in Italy
  • From Humanism to the Renaissance in Italy
  • Rome, AD 1538: Michelangelo Analyses Italian Art
  • Humanism and the Renaissance: Italy and beyond
  • Dossier: European music
  • 8.
  • A new society: Europe as a wider world
  • Economic and technological change and the definitive formation of the 'modern' state
  • On the use of this book
  • From manuscript to typescript
  • Gunpowder and compass
  • The Hague, Ad 1625: Hugo Grotius Expounds 'The Law Of Nations'
  • Church and State: the break-up of religious unity
  • Printing, reading and the schools: education for the masses?
  • Unity and diversity: printing as a cultural revolution
  • Europe and its frontiers: nation-feeling and cultural self-definition
  • Dossier: Capitalism
  • 9.
  • A new society: Europe and the wider world since the fifteenth century
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Third, revised and augmented edition.
Extent
xlviii, 618 pages
Isbn
9781134692682
Lccn
2014023003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707965851
  • (OCoLC)ocn707965851
Label
Europe : a cultural history, Peter Rietbergen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • The 'old' world and the 'older' world
  • The 'old' world and the 'new'
  • The 'Columbian exchange'
  • Europe, The Early Sixteenth Century: Opinions On The Conquest Of America And Its Consequences
  • Images of America and mirrors of Europe
  • Further cultural consequences of European expansion
  • Dossier: Europe's wider world
  • 10.
  • A new society: migration, travel and the diffusion and integration of culture in Europe
  • Migration, travel and culture
  • 1.
  • Non-voluntary travel: the cultural significance of migrations
  • Three types of cultural travel
  • Rome, Winter 1644-5: John Evelyn Visits The Eternal City
  • The practice of travel
  • To travel or not to travel?
  • Travel as an element in growing cosmopolitanism and cultural integration
  • Dossier: The Church of Rome
  • 11.
  • A new society: the 'Republic of Letters' as a virtual and virtuous world against a divided world
  • The Republic of Letters: a quest for harmony
  • Before 'Europe': towards an agricultural and sedentary society
  • The Republic of Letters and the ideal of tolerance: theory and practice
  • Chateau Montaigne, Near Bordeaux, Ad 1580: Michel De Montaigne On Europe And 'The Other'
  • The Republic of Letters and its enemies: national cultural policies, or the political uses of culture
  • The Republic of Letters, or how to communicate in an invisible institution
  • The Republic of Letters and the Intertraffic of the mind': three examples
  • Dossier: Paradise
  • 12.
  • A new society: from Humanism to the Enlightenment
  • Humanism and empiricism between 'ratio' and 'revelatio'
  • From (scientific) empiricism to new visions of man and society
  • Beginnings in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean, or the non-European origins of European culture
  • Europe, The Early Seventeenth Century: Views On The Scientific Method Of Francis Bacon And Renee Descartes
  • From Humanism to Enlightenment: a long dawn
  • Enlightenment and Romanticism: poles apart?
  • Dossier: Cosmos, nature, man
  • 13.
  • Europe's revolutions: freedom and consumption for all?
  • Material culture and conspicuous consumption: Europe's process of consumer change until the end of the eighteenth century
  • Production and reproduction: a process of economic and demographic change until the end of the eighteenth century
  • A process of social and cultural change: the convergence of elites until the end of the eighteenth century
  • Two 'revolutions': one political, one economic, both cultural
  • The advent of agriculture, temple and state
  • Paris, 27 August 1789: The Cultural Importance Of The 'Declaration Des Droits De L'homme Et Du Citoyen'
  • Urban, industrial culture: the regulation and consumption of time
  • Dossier: Machines that alter(ed) the world
  • 14.
  • Progress and its discontents: nationalism, economic growth and the question of cultural certainties
  • The revolutions and their aftermath
  • Elements of nationalism: the political culture of the nineteenth century
  • New elites, new mechanisms of cultural diffusion, new manifestations of culture
  • Basle, The Middle Of The Nineteenth Century: Jacob Burckhardt (1818-97) Criticizes Contemporary Culture
  • Money and time, goods and leisure: towards a consumer culture
  • Invasion, conquest and change: the first wave
  • Dossier: War and Peace
  • 15.
  • Europe and the other worlds
  • Europe and its expanding world
  • Europe and Latin America: a severed relationship?
  • The 'old' world and the 'new': North America as a vision of freedom
  • Capitalism and consumerism: freedom or slavery, progress or decadence?
  • New York, 1909: Herbert Croly (1869-1930) Interprets 'The Promise Of American Life'
  • Europe and 'America': a cultural symbiosis, or the growth of the 'western world'
  • To the 'heart of darkness': Europe and Africa
  • Babylon, The Seventeenth Century BC: The Law Code Of Hammurapi
  • The 'old' world and the 'older' world
  • Dossier: Europe and humankind
  • 16.
  • The 'Decline of the Occident' -- the loss of a dream? From the nineteenth to the twentieth century
  • The sciences: positivism and increasing relativism
  • Berlin, 1877: Heinrich Stephan Rejoices In The First German Telephone Service
  • Europe in hiding, Europe surviving
  • A growing sense of fin de siecle: between pessimism and optimism
  • A world between wars
  • Dossier: Who am I?
  • Beginnings in Europe: after the last Ice Age
  • 17.
  • Towards a new Europe?
  • Science, culture and society
  • After the Second World War: deconstruction and reconstruction
  • A culture of time versus money
  • From 'familyman' to 'salaryman' -- from group identity to individual identity?
  • Dimensions of identity -- culture as communication: towards an 'anonymous mass culture'?
  • Europe Since The 1960s: Popular Music -- High Culture?
  • Dossier: Europe and Europeanness in the twenty-first century
  • Invasion, conquest and change: the second wave
  • A 'marginal' culture? Religion and state formation in Israel
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • A 'marginal' culture? Trade and communication in Phoenicia
  • A 'marginal' culture? Democracy and its limitations in Greece
  • A 'marginal' culture? Tribal society in Celtic Europe
  • The 'birth of Europe' and the Greek 'world-view', or how to define one's own culture
  • The world of Alexander the Great
  • Dossier: The human body
  • 2.
  • Rome and its empire: the effects and limits of cultural integration
  • Between the Alps and the Mediterranean, between the Etruscan and the Greek worlds: the expansion of the early Romans
  • From an informal to a formal empire
  • Europe -- and Europeanness?
  • Rome, The Second Century Ad: A Legal System, A Legal Society -- The Roman Contribution
  • Roman culture
  • The Roman Empire and the worlds beyond
  • Dossier: The rule of law
  • 3.
  • An empire lost -- an empire won? Christianity and the Roman Empire
  • Developments within the Jewish world: the genesis of Christianity
  • From Jews -- and Gentiles -- to Christians: the role of Jesus of Nazareth and his followers
  • Religions in the Roman Empire
  • A sect of 'hopeless outlaws'
  • Europe: old Europe, new Europe, old borders, new borders
  • Carthage, AD 180: Arguments Against And For The Religion Of The Christians
  • Towards an empire Roman as well as Christian
  • Rome and its neighbours in the fourth and fifth centuries AD: 'decline and fall'? The division and loss of the political empire -- the survival of the cultural empire
  • Empire and language
  • Dossier: Charity and/or solidarity
  • 4.
  • Towards one religion for all
  • The Christian world-view: the survival of classical culture within the context of Christianity and Europe
  • Mount Sinai, AD 547: Kosmas Explains The Christian Cosmography
  • One religion for all: the fusion of Christianity and Europe
  • Europe: ideas
  • The rise of a new empire: Frankish statecraft and Christian arguments
  • Culture and cohesion: the role of ideology and education in the shaping of Carolingian Europe, or the 'First Renaissance'?
  • The impact of monasteries
  • Dossier: Charlemagne: the Father of Europe?
  • 5.
  • Three worlds around the Inner Sea: western Christendom, eastern Christendom and Islam
  • Confrontation and contact from the sixth century onwards
  • The world of the Prophet: Islam
  • God's kingdom among men: orthodox Christendom
  • A far corner of the earth: Roman, Catholic Christendom
  • Europe: realities
  • The Crusades: western Christendom versus Islam and eastern Christendom
  • Clermont, 26 November 1095: Pope Urban II Calls For A Crusade
  • Dossier: Islam in Europe
  • 6.
  • One world, many traditions: elite culture and popular cultures: cosmopolitan norms and regional variations
  • Europe's 'feudal' polities
  • The Church and the early states
  • Economic and technological change and the early states
  • Stronger states -- stronger rulers?
  • The towns and the early states
  • Europe: on the problems of writing its (cultural) history
  • A Christian world or a world of Christian nations?
  • Elite culture and popular cultures: cosmopolitan norms and regional variations
  • London, AD 1378: Geoffrey Chaucer Describes His World
  • The importance of the universities
  • Dossier: Democracy?
  • Interlude: the worlds of Europe, c.1400-1800
  • A world of villages
  • A world of towns
  • Two worlds?
  • 7.
  • On choices: the scope and structure of this book
  • A new society: Europe's changing views of man
  • The survival of classical culture and the beginnings of Humanism
  • The loss of Byzantium -- the gain of Europe: the further development of Humanism in Italy
  • From Humanism to the Renaissance in Italy
  • Rome, AD 1538: Michelangelo Analyses Italian Art
  • Humanism and the Renaissance: Italy and beyond
  • Dossier: European music
  • 8.
  • A new society: Europe as a wider world
  • Economic and technological change and the definitive formation of the 'modern' state
  • On the use of this book
  • From manuscript to typescript
  • Gunpowder and compass
  • The Hague, Ad 1625: Hugo Grotius Expounds 'The Law Of Nations'
  • Church and State: the break-up of religious unity
  • Printing, reading and the schools: education for the masses?
  • Unity and diversity: printing as a cultural revolution
  • Europe and its frontiers: nation-feeling and cultural self-definition
  • Dossier: Capitalism
  • 9.
  • A new society: Europe and the wider world since the fifteenth century
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Third, revised and augmented edition.
Extent
xlviii, 618 pages
Isbn
9781134692682
Lccn
2014023003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707965851
  • (OCoLC)ocn707965851

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