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, newsworthy events that captured the public’s imagination became conduits for attacks on the Jesuit presence in France. In the best micro-historical tradition, Choudhury is careful to present rival narratives created by supporters of both sides without establishing a single ‘true’ narrative. It remains an

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Jansenist accusations were broadly diffused and widely accepted in eighteenth-century France. Following a brief chapter on the suppression of the Society of Jesus (437–60), the book proceeds with comprehensive concluding remarks (463–92). The final chapter summarizes the main arguments presented by

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Rua Nova, skillfully characterized as a multicultural meeting point of merchants, knights, commoners, and slaves. The conceptualization of five economic, demographic, scientific, and technological criteria for the definition of a global city is probably one the most significant arguments presented in

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classical scholar. Nor do we pretend to offer a comprehensive analysis of each and every Latin work by Heerkens. We present, rather, a study of the interaction of his Latin works and networks – the latter projected on multiple axes, to include, in addition to his contemporary correspondents, the various

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the volume is that while giving a general picture of the love motif, the introductory essays start with the Roman love elegy, but without emphasizing that the Cupid motif also enjoyed wide popularity in early modern British and Italian literature and art. Yet overall, the present volume is a useful

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widely than Hell and his Viennese contemporaries: the reader will encounter Nicholas of Cusa and William of Ockham, as well as scores of other personalities from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries, mostly presented in short, unconnected entries whose common denominators are some relation to both

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Voltaire by presenting Catholic theology as a collection of ancient Vedic verses. 8 Calmette and Cœurdoux, though, were themselves heirs to a rich Jesuit Indianist tradition that went back to the sixteenth century. The present essay is the first reading to date of Mœurs et coutumes in this context

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Germans settled in the area of the Volga. The point of contention is eastern Galicia, but there is yet still more in the way of the devoutly wished mass conversion. The documents furnished for use by the “Apostolic Delegates in Russia” 9 present a brief treatise on the rite with comments that are

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alms. On November 4, 1613, from Paris, while presenting the fruits of his requests to the general, he took up again the rhetoric of the indipeta , reaffirming his ever constant desire for his mission, and at the end of the year he proposed a direct route from Marseille to Tripoli (Syria), in order to

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powers of Great Britain, France, and the US in the region. This historical development lends itself to an obvious comparison between the Jesuit and Protestant methods of presenting Christianity to Asian societies, in which—with the exception of the Philippines that followed the path of Latin America

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