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Download War, Religion and Court Patronage in Habsburg Austria: The by K. MacHardy PDF

By K. MacHardy

This situation learn of the factors of the Thirty Years' warfare indicates an alternate framework to that of Absolutism, and perspectives statebuilding as an interactive bargaining technique which could engender demanding situations to political authority. It indicates how selective court docket patronage replaced the cultural behavior of nobles in schooling, manners, and tastes, yet didn't remodel non secular identities, which have been in detail tied to noble pursuits. in its place, the confessionalization of patronage deepened divisions in the elite, offering a number of incentives for the formation of an anti-Habsburg alliance between Protestants in 1620.

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Download Historical Dictionary of Ancient Southeast Asia by John N. Miksic PDF

By John N. Miksic

A person who has visible the beautiful ruins at Angkor, Bagan, and Barabudur will with no trouble comprehend why Southeast Asia is the host of such a lot of United international locations academic, clinical, and Cultural association international background websites. As attractive because the spiraling towers, problematic carvings, and gentle bas-reliefs decorating those monuments are, although, they only slightly scratch the outside of the big historic and cultural historical past of the region.

Covering the international locations of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam in the course of the interval from the 1st to the 15th century, the Historical Dictionary of historical Southeast Asia is helping us understand the giant and intricate heritage of the sector via a chronology, a thesaurus, a bibliography, an advent, appendixes, maps, images, diagrams, and countless numbers of cross-referenced dictionary entries at the significant (and many minor) websites, the extra major old figures, the kingdoms they governed over, the industrial and social family members among them, and the creative, cultural, and spiritual context.

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Download The A to Z of the Kennedy-Johnson Era (The A to Z Guide by Richard Dean Burns, Joseph M. Siracusa Deputy Dean of Global PDF

By Richard Dean Burns, Joseph M. Siracusa Deputy Dean of Global Studies The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University

Within the background of the us, few sessions may possibly extra justly be considered as the simplest and worst of occasions than the Kennedy-Johnson period. the arriving of John F. Kennedy within the White residence in 1961 unleashed an unheard of wave of wish and optimism in a wide phase of the inhabitants; a wave that will come crashing down whilst he used to be assassinated just a couple of years later. His successor, Lyndon B. Johnson, loved much less reputation, yet he was once the most skilled and expert presidents the rustic had ever obvious, and he promised a good Society to rival Kennedy's New Frontier. either presidents have been dogged by means of international coverage failures: Kennedy through the Bay of Pigs fiasco, even though he got here out forward at the Cuban missile problem, and Johnson from the backlash of the Vietnam War.The Nineteen Sixties witnessed exceptional development towards racial and sexual equality, however it additionally performed host to race and concrete riots. And whereas striking advances within the sciences and humanities have been fueling the yank mind's eye, the counterculture rejected all of it. The A to Z of the Kennedy-Johnson period relates those occasions and gives wide political, monetary, and social heritage in this period via an in depth chronology, an creation, appendixes, a bibliography, and several other hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on vital folks, occasions, associations, rules, and matters.

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Download Encyclopedia of Historic Places by Courtlandt Canby, David S. Lemberg PDF

By Courtlandt Canby, David S. Lemberg

The three-volume «Encyclopedia of historical areas, Revised variation» identifies and offers attention-grabbing heritage info on towns, cities, districts, territories, and countries all over the world. as well as present position names, towns, and states, this encyclopedia additionally has a considerable directory of historical and classical locations which are not in life. there were many adjustments within the geography of internationally the earlier 25 years, together with the autumn of the Berlin Wall, the cave in of the Soviet Union, and the start of the eu Union, to call a couple of. All of those adjustments, and plenty of extra, were up-to-date during this re-creation to make the knowledge as present as attainable. The revision additionally comprises new entries from each sector of the realm, with an additional emphasis on how and know-how have replaced the geography of the trendy international. The entries contain: The Alamo Berlin Congo Dakar Erie Canal citadel Knox Hawaii Ionian Islands Java Kabul London Mecca New Orleans Omaha seashore Paris Rome Salzburg Tibet Tokyo Vicksburg and Windhoek.

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Download Historical Disasters in Context: Science, Religion, and by Andrea JANKU, Gerrit Schenk, Franz Mauelshagen PDF

By Andrea JANKU, Gerrit Schenk, Franz Mauelshagen

Growing issues approximately weather swap and the expanding prevalence of ever extra devastating average mess ups in a few elements of the area and their results for human existence, not just within the instantly affected areas, yet for we all, have elevated our wish to research extra approximately catastrophe stories some time past. How did catastrophe reports influence at the improvement of recent sciences within the early sleek period? Why did faith proceed to play such a major function within the come across with failures, regardless of the robust development in the direction of secularization within the glossy global? What was once the political position of failures?

Historical mess ups in Context illustrates how prior societies coped with a threatening surroundings, how societies replaced according to catastrophe stories, and the way catastrophe reports have been processed and communicated, either in the community and globally. specific emphasis is wear the geographical regions of technology, faith, and politics. foreign case stories show that whereas there are large modifications throughout cultures within the means humans and societies answered to mess ups, there also are many commonalities and interactions among varied cultures that experience the aptitude to change the methods humans arrange for and react to mess ups in destiny. to provide an explanation for those relationships and spotlight their value is the aim of this volume.

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Download Tales of a Cultural Conduit And the Nervous Set by J Landesman PDF

By J Landesman

The easiest portrait of Jay Landesman as a cultural conduit was once written through Beat historian John Clellon Holmes, 'Most of the time, Landesman was once that exact phenomenon in a status-drunk society: a guy who knew that the one quite hip type is the following one, the person who hasn't been validated but. within the past due forties he shifted his awareness to the preferred arts with no sacrificing his feel of the tradition as a whole.' Landesman's major contribution could be his initially conceived way of life which, set opposed to the conformity of the Eisenhower years, locations him on the middle of that staff of 'movers and shakers' who completely replaced America's own and creative values. stories of a Cultural Conduit takes us from Landesman's existence as an vintage broker in St. Louis, to big apple and his journal Neurotica: the real Voice of the Beat new release and directly to the Crystal Palace Cabaret Theater in St. Louis. the place he invited then unknown artists to damage of their act together with Woody Allen, Barbra Streisand, and Lenny Bruce. 'The cocktail hour used to be orchestrated like an opera bouffe - song, booze and simply the right combination of jarring people... Landesman produced anticipating Godot rather than South Pacific and hence heralded the cultural renaissance,' wrote Holmes. After a celebration that lasted ten years, the Landesmans headed for London, simply because the position exploded into the type of pop culture Landesman thrived on. whereas placing down everlasting roots in England, he despatched a manuscript , The frightened Set, an exploration of existence in long island within the Nineteen Fifties, to Gershon Legman who advised him to put up it: 'It's an ideal portrait of the interval which i don't think has ever been portrayed in any respect, not to mention so well.' And so it should be incorporated the following, in addition to Landesman's recollections from delivery to his very newest London stories, bringing his infrequent sort complete circle, proving that he is still a cultural conduit of a rare sort.

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Download The A to Z of NATO and Other International Security by Marco Rimanelli PDF

By Marco Rimanelli

The North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) is an army alliance proven through the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on April four, 1949. The treaty used to be signed through Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg, France, uk, usa, Canada, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. this day there are a complete of 26 international locations that belong to NATO.The A to Z of NATO and different foreign safeguard companies covers the Atlantic Alliance's origins, constitution and association via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 1,000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on its Secretaries-Generals, its ultimate Allied Commanders-Europe, plus all affiliated organisations created to augment NATO's succeed in in a broader Euro-Atlantic protection structure (e.g., North Atlantic Consultative Council, Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, NATO-Russia constitution; NATO-Ukraine constitution, and NATO-Mediterranean discussion Partners). This publication additionally covers different similar local firms with safety obligations in Europe and world wide the place they have interaction with NATO, both at present (e.g. ANZUS, ASEAN, ecu Union, association of African solidarity, association of yankee States, association on safety and Cooperation in Europe, and United countries) or long ago (e.g. CENTO, eu Defence neighborhood, SEATO, Warsaw Pact, and Western eu Union).

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