History and modern languages at cambridge the cambridge course provides insight into the cultures of other countries, and understanding of the past and present in international contexts our four-year degree encompasses intensive study in language, culture, film, the history of political thought and a wide variety of modern british, european. Erin’s interests focus on early modern european cultural and social history her research focuses on early modern italy and its transnational connections across the mediterranean world she has a particular interest in questions of identity, including gender and ethnicity, across the plural early modern mediterranean. The european union is set up with the aim of ending the frequent and bloody wars between neighbours, which culminated in the second world war as of 1950, the european coal and steel community begins to unite european countries economically and politically in order to secure lasting peace. The history and culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work while its geographic focus remains european and american, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. Early modern europe is the period of european history between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the industrial revolution, roughly the late 15th century to the late 18th century.
A political and cultural history of modern europe volume i: three centuries of predominantly agricultural society 1500-1830 by carlton hayes and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. The history of europe can be tasted in the food, as many of these dishes are thousands of years old the culture of european countries is maintained in their dishes which are loved not only by europeans but by citizens of the world. The programme content focuses on theories of modern cultural history, global perspectives on european civilisation, the politics of heritage and cultural memory, aspects of transnational history and postcolonial culture, global practices of citizenship, and the development of career-oriented academic competencies. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century european political and cultural history, particularly in germany and the habsburg empire religion and politics in modern european history the history of the universities.
The journal of modern history is recognized as the leading american journal for the study of european intellectual, political, and cultural history. Modern republic a guide created by chatham students for chatham students for our 2010-2011 global focus 2 table of contents turkey: a brief profile 3 history 4 culture 6 contemporary turkey 10 timeline 12 western and european region of thrace and the larger eastern and asian region of anatolia turkey. Considering the migratory movements, nicaraguan culture has strong elements of european culture, although it has maintained some indigenous feel more so on the pacific coast, nicaraguan folklore, music, and religious traditions are deeply influenced by spanish heritage.
The concept of cultural history has in the last few decades come to the fore of historical research into early modern europe due in no small part to the pioneering work of peter burke, the tools of the cultural historian are now routinely brought to bear on every aspect of history, and have transformed our understanding of the past. Map depicting the two major hypotheses of the spread of indo-european languages (white arrows) and geographic distribution of the archaeological cultures described in the text. Popular european history books (showing 1-50 of 1,250) postwar: a history of europe since 1945 (paperback) by tony judt (shelved 104 times as european-history) avg rating 433 — 26,252 ratings — published 1999 want to read saving want to read.
Early modern europe web sites lesson plans, activities, and more early modern europe web sites internet modern history sourcebook the internet history sourcebooks are wonderful collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use by paul halsall. Through a determination to extend the field of modern european women’s history from its overwhelming focus on britain, france and germany, women in european culture and society succeeds in bringing together insights into the historical condition of women in central, northern, southern and eastern europe. Middle ages, period in western european history that followed the disintegration of the west roman empire in the 4th and 5th cent and lasted into the 15th cent, ie, into the period of the renaissance the ideas and institutions of western civilization derive largely from the turbulent events of.
Drawing upon methods from the history of knowledge, social and cultural history, book history, media studies, and studies of knowledge-organization, this dissertation shows that the changes taking place in europe between the 1470s and the 1570s influenced a profound transformation of the halakhic system. The division of rare and manuscript collections offers extensive materials documenting european history and culture the core of cornell library's european collections was formed by andrew dickson white, cornell's first president, and willard fiske, the university's first librarian.
Course summary description this four-year joint honours degree allows you to further your interest in the study of a modern european language and related cultural topics alongside exploring different periods and themes of history. History of europe, history of european peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates. In the early twenty-first century, the modern european subject group in the history faculty includes scholars whose expertise runs from the mid-eighteenth century to the late twentieth the undergraduate papers on europe 1715-1890 and 1890-present are amongst the most popular in part i of the historical tripos. History – combining elements of antiquity, judaism, christianity, islam, the renaissance and the enlightenment – has created an array of indisputable values, to which the european union pays lip service, but which it often regards simply as pretty packaging for the things that really matter.