EARLY MODERN EUROPE WIESNER HANKS PDF

“Merry Wiesner-Hanks’ admirably up-to-date survey of early modern Europe succeeds in fulfilling a very challenging remit just about as well as one could wish. Buy Early Modern Europe, (Cambridge History of Europe) 1 by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Buy Early Modern Europe, (Cambridge History of Europe) 2 by Merry E Wiesner-Hanks (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.

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Covering European history from the invention of the printing press to the French Revolution, this accessible and engaging textbook offers an innovative account of people’s lives, from a variety of backgrounds, in the early modern period and within the global context of European developments.

Six central topics – individuals in society, politics and power, cultural and inte Covering European history from the invention of the printing press to the French Revolution, this accessible eurlpe engaging textbook offers an innovative account of people’s lives, from a variety of backgrounds, in the early modern period and within the global context of European developments.

Six central topics – individuals in society, politics and power, cultural and intellectual life, religion, economics and technology – are explored in two chronological sections, and The text takes in Europe in its entirety, eastward to the Ottoman Empire, northward to Sweden, and southward to Portugal, includes European colonies overseas, and europr religious, ethnic, gender, class, and regional differences.

Students are encouraged to think about continuities as well as changes across this formative period and throughout the text, maps, illustrations, timelines, and textboxes of original sources and featured topics illuminate the narrative. Online resources include primary source material, music examples and regularly updated bibliographies.

Paperbackpages. Mocern see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Early Modern Europe,please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Early Modern Europe, Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Mar 15, Bertrand rated it liked it Shelves: A history text-book for undergrads with a commandable attempt at problematising the major terms. The introduction, on the titular notions of early modernity and of Europe is concise and intelligent.

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The writing is lively and precise, with just the right amount of anecdotes and primary sources.

Early Modern Europe, by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

The bibliographies are thorough and must have been up to date when published. The book stands out for its interest in women’s experience in the period, and its inclusion of the Ottoman Empire within the A history text-book for undergrads with a commandable attempt at problematising the major terms. The book stands out for its interest in women’s experience in the period, and its inclusion of the Ottoman Empire within the boundaries of Europe.

Some attention is also given to European Jews and Muslims. The format of the book, however, means that such a broad scope leaves a lot out in particular as far as the arts and religions are concerned. All the same it is an enjoyable mmodern, and it provided me with eqrly grounding I was hoping for. History books especially are boring but Hanks’s this book is different others.

It’s not finished and i hanke write my opinion after that.

Dolu dolu bir kitap. Aug 03, Kaya rated it liked it. Very well written and easy to read which is good wirsner a history book of this size. Apr 15, Emrah Sever rated it it was amazing. Wiesner-Hanks’s book is a careful and readable study of the period, with a distinct emphasis on women’s roles and gender hierarchies throughout the period.

That emphasis, although no doubt interesting to some, probably detracted somewhat from the quality of this book as a survey of the period. Every author of history has to decide what to include, and what to exclude, in the limited space available. Europr probably thinks that other textbooks have focused too much on, say, battlefield tac Wiesner-Hanks’s book is a careful and readable study of the period, with a distinct emphasis on women’s roles and gender hierarchies throughout the period.

Wiesner-Hanks probably thinks that other textbooks have focused too much on, say, battlefield tactics and warfare, but she has gone too far in the other direction.

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This was more of an introductory college text on the period than what I had anticipated. Many of the positions and essays come across as being exercises in reiterating academic convention versus providing insight. Jun 24, Emma Nordin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 16, Mark rated it mmodern it.

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This is a an OK text book. I was a bit more interested in the political history but this is a survey. Sep 11, Nele rated it really liked it Shelves: The text flows quite easily, which is an accomplishment for a history book that spans such a long period and covers such complicated subjects. The writer is clearly interested in womens history and she regularly puts in passages about womens stories, which wiessner ok, but sometimes feels a bit unnecessary.

Dec 29, Kris rated it really liked it. This is an easy to read book that covers all important aspects of this period. Not just wars and kings but also how people lived and how they viewed the world is covered. It has a subtle pro English bias in both focus and opinion. May 28, Bridgett Pride rated it it was amazing. One of the more enjoyable history text books I have ever read! Very understandable and well organized.

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She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or han,s of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The G Merry E. Books by Merry E. Modefn About Early Modern Euro No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.