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Sven Dupré

Sven Dupré: The value of glass and the translation of artisanal knowledge in early modern Antwerp


Louise E. Devoy

During the early modern period European makers produced a huge range of astronomical timekeeping instruments. * Surviving examples have shown us how master craftsmen sought to demonstrate their skill by producing increasingly complex devices filled with perpetual calendars, nocturnals, epact


Jim Bennett and Sylvia Sumira

, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 388–408. 2 Since presenting a paper at the XXXIV Scientific Instrument Symposium in Turin in September 2015, we have been given relevant information and references by a number of delegates. Those that fall within our specific brief of early-modern printed

Laurence Fontaine

This essay reflects on the theoretical and methodological complexities of the concept of social identity, using a case study of migrant merchants in early modern Europe. The essay opens with an analysis of historians’ usages of the important but contested concept of identity. Then, it attempts to demonstrate how the literate society, political and religious officials, sedentary merchants, and the host populations with which itinerant merchants entered into contact, tried to impose identities on these migrants. Finally, the study attempts to show how migrants used this polyphony of external representations in order to understand the limits of the merchants’ abilities to utilize these imposed identities for their own advantage.

Leslie Tuttle and Plane, Ann Marie

Bibliographic entry in Chapter 2: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and the American Revolution | Atlantic World editorsPlane, Ann Marie and Leslie TuttleimprintPhiladelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.annotationThis volume collects essays on dreams and visions in the early

Marianna Muravyeva

medieval historians. 14 However, early modern European laws started to take raptus more seriously, treating it as a crime against personal security that could not be amended by marriage. These changes were connected with transformations in understanding common wealth, personal liberty, and personal

Daniel H. Kaiser

DANIEL H. KAISER (Grinnell, IA, USA) THE PRACTICAL IMPORTANCE OF GENEALOGY IN EARLY MODERN RUSSIA Genealogy certainly played an important part in early modem Russian his- tory. Elites composed elaborate genealogies with which to document their claims to social status and depended upon them to

Katalin Kincses: The Baths of Sopron in the Early Modern Age (Aetas, No. 1, 1997, Hungary) Zsombor Bódy: Porvár: The Most Intelligent Village in H u n g a r y (Aetas, No. 1, 1997, Hungary) Gyula Wojtilla: Kingship and Sacrality in Early Mediaeval India (Aetas, Nos 2-3, 1997, Hungary)


Enikő Rüsz-Fogarasi

cities did not lose their agrarian character in the early modern period, there is no evidence that the citizens of Cluj were significantly engaged in growing their own food produce. Irrespective of their wealth or land assets, private homes as well as the city’s institutions depended on the market to a


Suraiya Faroqhi

food culture of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, or Bosnia to tackle this question. Our study deals with the early modern period; in other words, we begin the story with the later 1400s and end it with the set of political and cultural changes known as the Tanzimat, proclaimed in 1839. The setting is mostly