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Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages: A Cultural by Piotr S. Górecki, Nancy van Deusen

By Piotr S. Górecki, Nancy van Deusen

Our figuring out of medieval significant and japanese Europe is being revitalized through new instructions in cultural heritage. cautious and precise photos of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century lifestyles within the quarter shed new gentle at the urban, the courtroom, the varsity and college, the economic system, and winning rules, and extend our imaginative and prescient of the interaction among faith, politics, tune and reminiscence. Górecki and Van Deusen current the quarter in its intimate courting with different areas of Europe: the economic, highbrow, and social networks that clearly attach Poland and its associates to facilities in Italy, France and Germany, in addition to the huge components of touch, cultural sharing, and similarity of styles. This e-book hence contributes to the matter of ""Europe""--as a area and as a build. supplying us not anything under a brand new cultural heritage of the sector, Central and jap Europe within the center Ages can be helpful for students engaged on the cultural, financial and social heritage of crucial and japanese Europe.

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The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume 7, c.1415-c.1500 by Christopher Allmand

By Christopher Allmand

This 7th quantity of the hot Cambridge Medieval heritage covers the final century (interpreted extensively) of the conventional Western center a while. It takes account of a lot new examine and smooth, interdisciplinary ways to the learn and writing of heritage to offer a huge view of overdue medieval society throughout Europe. It bargains with rules approximately govt, social and financial switch and improvement, the area of the spirit, in addition to the heritage of person international locations, in lots of of which the powers of vital executive have been vastly prolonged.

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The Survival of the European Welfare State (Routledge/ECPR by Stein Kuhnle

By Stein Kuhnle

'Crisis'. 'Breakdown'. 'Dismantlement.' because the 1970's, those became the catchphrases used to explain the of the welfare states in Europe, in educational and media analyses alike. This ebook presents an alternate, extra confident interpretation. It goals to extend either theoretical figuring out and empirical wisdom of modern welfare reforms in components together with Spain, Denmark, the united kingdom, Germany and the european as a complete. a necessary source for college kids, researchers and practitioners with an curiosity within the welfare country.

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Biocultural Diversity in Europe (Environmental History,

The e-book collects a range of the papers offered on the assembly held within the context of the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural range (JP-BiCuD). spotting the inextricable hyperlink among organic and cultural range, the United international locations academic medical and Cultural association (UNESCO) and the Secretariat of the conference on organic variety (SCBD) joined forces, and in 2010 introduced the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural range (JP-BiCuD). the 1st assembly for the implementation of the JP-BiCuD was once held in Florence (Italy) in April 2014 and produced the UNESCO-sCBD Florence statement, which highlights the idea that of biocultural variety. the eu rural territory is predominantly a biocultural, multi-functional panorama, delivering a vital and powerful house for integration of organic and cultural range, suggesting the necessity to revise the various present techniques for the evaluation and administration of biodiversity.

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Insects of Britain and Western Europe by Michael Chinery

By Michael Chinery

Over 2,000 of the main as a rule saw and such a lot detailed insect species of england and western Europe, from all orders and so much households, are illustrated during this crucial pocket advisor. The textual content summarises key identity issues, and introductory sections for every workforce coated provide invaluable directions at the features of the orders, households and genera coated. this is often the main accomplished consultant on hand at the bugs of this sector and should be of serious use to all naturalists with an curiosity in insect existence.

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Early Modern Military History, 1450–1815 by G. Mortimer

By G. Mortimer

Key army advancements happened within the Early sleek interval, within which armies developed from troops of medieval knights to Napoleon's mass levies. Firearms impelled switch, necessitating new battlefield strategies and essentially changing siege and naval war. the dimensions and value of army forces multiplied drastically, and new status armies underpinned the becoming absolutist strength of princes. educational specialists from each side of the Atlantic assessment those advancements, discussing the medieval legacy, Spain, the Ottoman Turks, the Thirty Years conflict, Prussia, the ancien régime and the Napoleonic Wars, including sea strength, the yank Revolution and battle open air the West.

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The Renaissance by Jocelyn Hunt

By Jocelyn Hunt

The Renaissance provides the landscape of Europe within the 15th and 16th centuries, exploring such topics as: the origins and factors of humanism Renaissance monarchies the Reformation geographical exploration technological know-how inventive routine. The booklet contains narrative introductions to every factor, perspectives of significant historians, interpretations, research and assessment of fundamental assets.

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Attitudes Towards Europe Beyond Euroscepticism: Supporting by Danilo Di Mauro, Vincenzo Memoli

By Danilo Di Mauro, Vincenzo Memoli

The ebook addresses the subject of european legitimacy by way of exploring the varieties, origins and results of voters' help to ecu associations. via interpreting the wide-ranging degrees of aid, the authors convey how those multi-faceted attitudes forged colour at the outmoded, slightly one-dimensional proposal of Euroscepticism. Di Mauro and Memoli not just notice how political matters and the commercial difficulty impact public opinion, but additionally exhibit how nationwide contexts play a very important function in shaping attitudes in the direction of Europe at any point of help. This quantity indicates how the inability of responsibility within the european process makes it more and more at risk of the unwanted effects of financial and societal shocks, and the 'national lens' that we view the european via impacts our vote casting choices.

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