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Offering a systematic analysis of texts produced between the court of Burgundy in the 1470s and the court of the Austrian Habsburgs in the early 1700s, this book traces the development of the idea of successful and competent political behaviour as seen through the eyes of court historians ...
Edited by Asaph Ben-Tov, University of Erfurt, Yaacov Deutsch, David Yellin College, and Tamar Herzig, Tel Aviv University
This collection of essays examines interplays of knowledge and religion in early modern thought. Spanning from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, it considers varied formations of knowledge and religion, knowledge about religion(s) and irreligious knowledge in early modern Europe.
Robert H. Jackson, Alliant International University, Mexico City
Concerns over native resistance to evangelization on and beyond the Chichimeca frontier (the frontier between sedentary and nomadic natives) prompted the Augustinian missionaries to use graphic visual images of hell to convince natives to embrace the new faith. The Augustinians believed that ...
Liliya Berezhnaya & Christian Schmitt
This book contains analyses of the relations between religious and national themes in post-1989 East European cinema. It combines theoretical articles with case studies, bringing together researchers from different national backgrounds and disciplines, like history, literary and film studies.
Nils Hybel and Bjørn Poulsen
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