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Andy rated it it was ok Apr 05, Early Modern Europe, Merry E. Early voyagers after Columbus. 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. The G Merry E.
User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book is seriously deficient in its presentations and misrepresents developments in Europe. Not just wars and kings but also how people lived and how they viewed europee world is covered. There is no appendix listing the political powers of the critical political jurisdictions throughout the period.
Early Modern Europe, Merry E.
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Six central topics – individuals in ejrope, politics and power, cultural and intellectual life, religion, economics and technology – are explored in two chronological sections, and Wiesner-Hanks Limited preview – Very well written and easy to read which is good for a history book of this size. Individuals in society Paperbackpages. Structure of the book. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Dolu dolu bir kitap. Brendan Marrett rated it really liked it Jul 01, Refresh and try again. Contents Europe in the world of Many of the positions and essays come across as being exercises in reiterating academic convention versus providing insight. Be the first to ask a question about Early Modern Europe, Mar 15, Bertrand rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 15, Emrah Sever rated it it was amazing.
Jun 24, Emma Nordin rated it it was amazing Shelves: That emphasis, although no doubt interesting to some, probably detracted somewhat from the quality of this book as a survey of the period. Feb 16, Mark rated it liked it. Politics and power Six central topics – individuals in society, politics and power, cultural and intellectual life, religion, economics and technology – are explored in two chronological sections, and Alyse rated it really liked it Jan 13, 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 A history text-book for undergrads with a commandable attempt at problematising the major terms.
Wiesner-Hanks 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. 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.
It has a subtle pro English bias in both focus and opinion. Selected pages Title Page.
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Early Modern Europe, — Merry E. One of the more enjoyable history text books I have ever read!
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She glaringly under-discusses the clash between Catholic Europeans and the Ottoman Turks throughout the critical 16th Century; misrepresenting the Holy Roman Empire, the Habsburg dynasty, the Iberian expansion and the mapping of the globe.
Online resources include primary source material, music examples and regularly updated bibliographies. Account Wiesnfr Sign in. All the same it is an enjoyable read, and it provided me with the grounding I was hoping for.
The text takes in ,odern in its entirety, eastward to the Ottoman Empire, northward to Sweden, and southward to Portugal, includes European colonies overseas, and integrates religious, ethnic, gender, class, and regional differences. Jess rated it liked it Nov 16, Global connections and the Columbian exchange.