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By Charles H. Parker,Jerry H. Bentley

ISBN-10: 0742553094

ISBN-13: 9780742553095

ISBN-10: 0742553108

ISBN-13: 9780742553101

This groundbreaking e-book examines the complicated relationships among participants and groups in the course of the profound transitions of the early sleek interval. Historians have routinely pointed out the origins of a latest individualist spirit within the eu Renaissance and Reformation. but because the Nineteen Sixties, evolving scholarship has challenged this angle by way of calling into query its simple assumptions approximately individualism, its particular specialise in elite members, and its inherent Eurocentric bias. Arguing that particular id drew from conventional types of group, those essays through major students convincingly express that specific and neighborhood created and recreated each other within the significant constructions, interactions, and transitions of early smooth instances. The authors contend that at the one hand, groups supplied the soundness that allowed for person service provider, while they imposed new kinds of self-discipline that restricted members to extra inflexible ethical and social norms. nonetheless, members verified different types of organization to improve their very own monetary, social, political, and non secular agendas. delivering a tremendous contribution to our figuring out either one of the early smooth interval and of its historiography, this quantity may be a useful source for students operating within the fields of medieval, early smooth, and smooth heritage, and at the Renaissance and Reformation.

Contributions by: Jerry H. Bentley, Thomas A. Brady Jr., Douglas Catterall, Donald J. Harreld, Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Marie Seong-Hak Kim, Henk van Nierop, Charles H. Parker, Michael N. Pearson, Carla Rahn Phillips, William D. Phillips Jr., Elizabeth Bradbury Pollnow, Kathryn L. Reyerson, Hugo de Schepper, Ulrike Strasser, Sanjay Subrahmanyam, and Markus P. M. Vink

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