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This reader brings jointly unique and influential contemporary paintings within the box of early sleek ecu history.Provides a thought-provoking evaluation of present pondering in this interval. Key subject matters comprise evolving early-modern identities; alterations in faith and cultural lifestyles; the revolution of the brain; roles of ladies in early-modern societies; the increase of the fashionable country; and Europe and the recent international method accommodates new scholarship on japanese and principal Europe. comprises an editorial translated into English for the 1st time.

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18. 26 Discorsi, II. 3; Machiavelli, 1960, 285. 27 See Quentin Skinner, “Machiavelli’s Discorsi and the Pre-humanist Origins of Republican Ideas,” in Gisela Bock, Quentin Skinner, and Maurizio Viroli, eds, Machiavelli and Republicanism, Cambridge, 1990, 121–41. 28 De Officiis, I. 124. Cicero spoke of the magistrate as “assuming the role of the civitas” (se genere personam civitatis). 29 Quoted in P. A. Blunt, “Laus Imperii,” in P. A. Garnsey and C. R. Whittaker, eds, Imperialism in the Ancient World, Cambridge, 1978, 168.

The concept was also employed by the Spanish and English. See in general Walther, 1976, 65–111. 4 Calasso, 1957, 22–3. 5 Machiavelli, for instance, speaks of the Venetians and the Florentines as having “cresciuto l’imperio loro” (Principe xii). Niccolò Machiavelli, Il Principe, Milan, 1960, 55. 6 “On Honour and Reputation” in Francis Bacon, The Works of Francis Bacon, ed. James Spedding, 14 vols, London, 1857–74, VI, 505. 7 Sir Francis Barnard, Select Letters on the Trade and Government of America; and the Principles of Law and Polity, Applied to the American Colonies, London, 1774, 71.

Michael J. Wilkes, The Problem of Sovereignty in the Later Middle Ages. The Papal Monarchy with Augustus Triumphus and the Publicists, Oxford, 1963, 412 and, more generally, 411–78. ” Julian H. Franklin, “Sovereignty and the Mixed Constitution: Bodin and His Critics”, in J. H. Burns, ed, The Cambridge History of Political Thought 1450–1700, Cambridge, 1991, 310–11. 2 Europe and the Atlantic Slave Systems David Eltis For nearly four centuries, two increasingly different labor systems evolved on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

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