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|Named Person:||Peter Burke; Peter Burke|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joan Pau Rubiés; Melissa Calaresu; Filippo de Vivo
|Contents:||Contents: Preface; Introduction: Peter Burke and the history of cultural history, Melissa Calaresu, Filippo de Vivo and Joan-Pau Rubies; Part I Historical Anthropology: The ecotype, or a modest proposal to reconnect cultural and social history, David Hopkin; Rituals of the Viaticum: dynasty and community in Habsburg Madrid, Maria Jose del Rio Barredo; Monks of honour: the Knights of Malta and criminal behaviour in early modern Rome, Carmel Cassar; The reception of Spain and its values in Habsburg Naples: a reassessment, Gabriel Guarino. Part II Politics and Communication: Venomous words and political poisons: language(s) of exclusion in early modern France, Silje Normand; War and polemics in early modern Europe, Partel Piirimae; Colbert, Louis XIV and the golden notebooks: what a king needs to know, Jacob Soll; Confessional cultures and sacred space: towards a history of political communication in early modern Switzerland, Daniela Hacke. Part III Images: Saints as cultural history, Thomas Worcester; How to look like a Counter-Reformation saint, Helen Hills; Against propaganda: the juxtaposition of images in early modern France. Reflections on the reign of Louis XII (1498-1515), Nicole Hochner; A gymnosophist at Versailles: the geography of knowledge in the iconography of Louis XIV, Nicholas Dew; Elegant Dutch? The reception of Castiglione's Cortegiano in17th-century Netherlands, Herman Roodenburg. Part IV Cultural Encounters: Dancing savages: stereotypes and cultural encounters across the Atlantic in the age of European expansion, Alessandro Arcangeli; Representation in practice: the myth of Venice and the British Protectorate in the Ionian islands (1801-1864), Maria Fusaro; Harping on the past: translating antiquarian learning into popular culture in early 19th-century Ireland, Clare O'Halloran; Peter Burke and Brazil: a mutual discovery, Angel Gurria-Quintana. Epilogue: Afterword: exploring cultural history: a response, Peter Burke; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Joan Pau Rubiés, Melissa Calaresu, and Filippo de Vivo.|
'Clearly, the 'new cultural history' has moved on from its beginnings as a stepchild of the social history of the Sixties and Seventies. This fine volume gives a vivid sense of its present concerns