Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke

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Joan Pau Rubiés, Melissa Calaresu, Filippo de Vivo
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - History - 376 pages
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In this volume, a group of international historians come together to consider the rise of cultural history in general, and to highlight the particular role played in this rise by Peter Burke, the first Professor of Cultural History of the University of Cambridge and one of the most influential authors in the field.
 

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Contents

The Ecotype Or a Modest Proposal to Reconnect Cultural
51
The Knights of Malta and Criminal Behaviour
77
War and Polemics in Early Modern Europe
137
What a King Needs
151
Towards a History
169
Saints as Cultural History
191
How to Look like a CounterReformation Saint
207
The Juxtaposition of Images in Early Modern
231
Elegant Dutch? The Reception of Castigliones Cortegiano
265
Stereotypes and Cultural Encounters across
289
The Myth of Venice and the British
309
Translating Antiquarian Learning into Popular
327
A Mutual Discovery
345
Exploring Cultural History A Response
351
Index
359
Copyright

The Geography of Knowledge in
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Joan-Pau Rubiés is Reader in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Filippo de Vivo is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Melissa Calaresu is the McKendrick Lecturer in History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, UK.

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