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of their activities in the world, while its purpose is study of the conditions of outstanding individuals ( aʿyān ). 55 The adaptation of this technical approach was directed toward locating history within the classification of the sciences, for in the first chapter of the work, Ījī identifies

In: Journal of Early Modern History

Ethiopian Painting: Indigenous Developments, the In fl uence of Foreign Models and Their Adaptation from the 13th to the 19th Century (Wiesbaden, 1983), 242. 57 Bosc-Tiessé, Art, Église et royauté , 335-38. But such parallels with divine models aim not only to undergird the uncertain royal power of the boy

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colonialism have challenged the extent to which a focus on the ‘elimination of the native’ serves to obscure broad strategies of indigenous adaptation. 26 Conquest – a feature of settler colonialism – is more prominent in histories of the American West than it is in studies of the pre

In: Journal of Early American History

sections on Mexican history, tribute payments, and daily life, it provides, as the editors aptly put it, "a kind of Rosetta stone for Mesoamerican studies." In 1992, the Codex Mendoza was published in a highly praised four- volume edition, of which the present book is a one-volume adaptation. The 1997

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other dissenters who argued for the use of vernacular languages instead of Latin in religious ceremonies were roundly condemned. Yet at the same time in Asia, many missionaries were experimenting with innovation in forms of worship and the adaptation of religious rituals; some even argued for the

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representations of state-power at sea continued to reinforce assertions of political legitimacy. According to Lakshmi Subramanian, the practice of potentates claiming waterways as a province of their authority was essentially reactionary—a “mimetic adaptation,” she calls it, to “the new maritime politics that had

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experimentalism. 27 It was the mechanistic philosophers, including Robert Boyle, who were the chief proponents and adaptors of the practical branch of Bacon’s program. 28 Despite the various adaptations and developments of Bacon’s program, it is important to note that one of the central tenets of Bacon

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early as 1566. In 1567 he published an adaptation of a French history about the Huguenots. It was probably printed in Emden, as was his interesting prayer book Schriftmetige gebeden [ Prayers from Scripture ], published by Goossen Goebens, who was originally from Antwerp. 50 It is likely that Fruytiers

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. Instead, the De Brys chose to focus once again on the alterity of the Amerindian popula- tions, depicting the human sacrifices of the Aztecs and other brutal and violent pagan rituals (ill. 5). 29 Th e adaptation of Acosta’s account also discloses the expansion of (near-) nakedness in the De Bry collection

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the Sophy through English adaptations of Italian works that were already in print, including those by William Th omas and Abra- ham Hartwell cited above. 30 Persia, October 1562-March 1563 Jenkinson passed through Javad and reached Ardabil in mid-October, where he stayed at a caravanserai erected by

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