Early Modern European Society by Henry Kamen

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Drawing together common features of society from a range of different contexts throughout Europe, from Italy and Spain to Poland and Russia, Early Modern European Society surveys the sweeping changes affecting Europe from the end of the fifteenth century to the early decades of the eighteenth century.

Henry Kamen includes discussion on:

European identities, frontiers and language
leisure, work and migration
religion, ritual and witchcraft
the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie and the poor
gender roles
social discipline and absolutism.




About Henry Kamen

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Henry Kamen was until recently professor of the Higher Council for Scientific Research, Spain, and is Visiting Professor in the University of ChicagoAs programme in Barcelona. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. A leading authority on Spanish history, he is author of over twenty studies in the field, some of them best-sellers that have been translated into several languages. Recent well-known works by him include "The Spanish Inquisition (Yale University Press, 1999)," "Philip of Spain (Yale University Press, 1998), "and "Spain""As Road to Empire (Allen Lane, 2002).
Published July 28, 2005 by Routledge. 291 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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