War and society in the seventeenth century. by Clark, George Sir

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Number of Pages156
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Kennth M. Setton provides a brief survey of the Thirty Years' Was as part of the background to Venetian relations with the Ottoman Empire. Having lost the island of Crete to the Turks in the long war ofVenice renewed her warfare with the Porte inthis time as the ally of Austria after the Turkish failure to take Vienna the preceding year.

“One of the books I found most informative and most perversely enjoyable this year is Geoffrey Parker’s Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century.

It deserves, and rewards, careful reading.”—Jane Smiley, Harper’sCited by: DIVRevolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides, government collapses—the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were unprecedented in both frequency and extent.

The effects of what historians call the "General Crisis" extended from England to Japan, from the Russian Empire to sub-Saharan Africa. The Americas, too, did not escape the turbulence of the this 5/5(1). The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣɑudə(n) ˈeːu]) was a period in the history of the Netherlands, roughly spanning the era from (the birth of the Dutch republic) to (the disaster year), in which Dutch trade, science, and art and the Dutch military were among the most acclaimed in the world.

The first section is characterized by the Eighty Years. During the 16th century and continuing for a short while in the early 17th century in England there was rise in the use of pamphlet wars to discuss a myriad of issues spanning from the civil war, to religious freedoms and the roles of women in society.

The premise of the book seems to be that climate change (specifically, the Little Ice Age) was the primary cause of both the troubles of the 17th century (the Ming-Qing transition, the 30 Years' War, the English Civil War, the Deluge in Poland, the Cossack Rebellion, the Fronde, the end Spain as a global power, etc), and the subsequent change/5(35).

The 17th century was the century that lasted from January 1,to Decem It falls into the Early Modern period of Europe and in that continent (whose impact on the world was increasing) was characterized by the Baroque cultural movement, the latter part of the Spanish Golden Age, the Dutch Golden Age, the French Grand Siècle dominated by Louis XIV, the Scientific Revolution.

The art of war in seventeenth-century Europe passed through a transformation so fundamental that scholars have proclaimed it a “military revolution.” Changes in everything from tactics to institutional hierarchies gave armies many of the characteristics now recognized as modern.

This book is A5 size, has 66 pages, and is profusely illustrated. Uncharitable Mischief - Barbarity and Excess in the British Civil Wars by Charles Singleton. £ (Public) £ (Members) The perception of a ‘civil’ Civil War in the British Isles during the mid seventeenth century still holds sway for many.

After reading this book, few can doubt the impact in the 17th century of severe fluctuatons in climate and subsequent adverse weather conditions – characterised by a sustained fall in temperature and increased precipitation, restricted tree growth and fewer sunspots.

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The nobility, being wealthier than ordinary people, also had the privilege of being exempt from taxes, which the lower classes did not have. Spanish society associated War and society in the seventeenth century.

book status with leisure and thus work was undignified. "My big book of the year has been Geoffrey Parker’s Global Crisis on the disastrous war-torn 17th century. It fills in gaps, gives different perspectives—not least on Scotland during the Civil War—and opens new areas of history to explore."—Catriona Graham, The GuardianReviews: All 17th-century American writings were in the manner of British writings of the same period.

John Smith wrote in the tradition of geographic literature, Bradford echoed the cadences of the King James Bible, while the Mathers and Roger Williams wrote bejeweled prose typical of the Bradstreet’s poetic style derived from a long line of British poets, including Spenser and Sidney. This history of the Catholic armies of the Habsburg Empire that fought in the Thirty Years' War explores the role of cavalry during the last major religious war in mainland Europe, which saw the end of the large mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined national army.

This book charts this progression, illustrating and explaining the forces of the key Catholic armies, while.

"My big book of the year has been Geoffrey Parker’s Global Crisis on the disastrous war-torn 17th century. It fills in gaps, gives different perspectives—not least on Scotland during the Civil War—and opens new areas of history to explore."—Catriona Graham, The Guardian.

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With Dutch Culture in the Golden Age Leslie Price returns to the theme with which he began his long and distinguished career of teaching and research at the University of Hull.

It is now almost 40 years ago that he published Culture and Society in the Dutch Republic in the 17th Century. Like the book presently under review, Culture and Society was an essay rather than a detailed study.

“The Dutch Moment” is a very well researched, detailed study of an otherwise obscure age of history. One searching for a deep understanding of the saga of Dutch colonialism in the mid Seventeenth Century will be very well served by this book. I consider myself to be more of a general student of s: 3.

Sort of like Don Quixote, which was written earlier in the 17th century. And like Don Quixote, it was quite humorous, but with a strong dark gallows streak. Of course the darkness is due to the time period in which it was written. The 30 years war was a horrible religious and civil war that took place in present day Germany in the mid 17th century/5().

The 17th century was a time of great political and social turmoil in England, marked by civil war and regicide. Matthew White introduces the key events of this period, from the coronation of Charles I to the Glorious Revolution more than 60 years later. Looking at the war and society from many angles, the book's 20 chapters cover such important topics as radicals, Tories, taxation, the French, the Hessians, prisoner-of-war conditions, fashion, leisure time activities, and war on the frontier, among others.

Also included are more than 35 photographs and illustrations, and over a dozen charts. This lavishly illustrated book provides a nice overview of the complex series of wars that comprised the 17th Century.

The book briefly covers the 30 Years War, the English Civil Wars, and the wars of mid-century, as well as the wars of Louis XIV.

There is even a Reviews: Liberty in eighteenth-century Britain was associated with the national representational body of Parliament and the Protestant religion, which had been declared the official faith of England in the sixteenth century.

In the seventeenth century, a long cycle of constitutional crises, civil wars, and revolution drove home what by the eighteenth.

Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered. Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America.

Learn more about Puritanism, its history, and beliefs. A study of how the French have made and used the history of the Great Century (Grand Siècle). Jouhaud argues in favor of new accounts of the 17th century that are less bellicose, more humane, and less centered on the achievements of the monarchy.

Kettering, Sharon. French Society, – London: Routledge, E-mail Citation». courage study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals. Harper and Row, under the present title, The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century. The book enjoyed a modest success.

A second edition, pub-lished in London inwas reprinted in and and it has. Parrott spends about a third of the book looking at the period from the mid-fifteenth to the early seventeenth century, and then plunges into the Thirty Years’ War (), which arguably was the acme of the age of the mercenary and the military the era of the military entrepreneur.

Best Books of the 17th Century The best books published during the 17th century (January 1st, through December 31st ). See also Most Rated Book By Year Isn't the seventeenth century. I've been trying to add The Temple by George Herbert and am told it was not published during the seventeenth century.

Just in time for the propagation of revolutionary ferment that began the Civil War. Considering the new availability of the printing press to the masses, it is no coincidence that the media revolution played a significant role in the outbreak of armed conflict.

Tim Harris, in "Propaganda and Public Opinion in Seventeenth-Century England" concurs. In many sixteenth and seventeenth-century societies, crisis and prosperity were linked, evolving together in ways we might find recognizable today. The only hints of such “creative destruction” come towards the end of Global Crisis, in descriptions of the late seventeenth century.

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A HISTORY OF 17TH CENTURY ENGLAND. By Tim Lambert. England in the Early 17th Century. In King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England. He began a new dynasty - the Stuarts. James I never had the same charisma as Elizabeth I and never enjoyed the same popularity.

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Three aspects of Norfolk’s 16th and 17th Century history are documented in this volume: The Wymondham Town Bookedited by John Wilson Wymondham is shown piecing together a corporate identity after the loss of its abbey and its many religious guilds at the Reformation and coping with problems that included the maintenance of its.

The war ended in and Charles I was executed in In the 16th century everybody was supposed to belong to the Church of England. However in the 17th century independent churches were formed.

The first Baptist Church in England began meeting in Later in the 17th century George Fox () founded the Quakers. Fox believed that.

I finally finished this monster of a book, pages packed full with detailed information on the lives of people of England from the 16th and 17th century and their belief systems.

It is an incredibly thorough book that I expressly recommend to all those interested in anthropology/sociology and of course the history of religion and magic/5(). In case after case, from 17th-century planters to 21st-century talk-show hosts, moneyed white men and their governments have pursued their own territorial and financial interests by abusing the very people who made their riches possible—black workers (whether enslaved or free), Native American landowners, Mexican ranchers, Chinese laborers.

Absolutism and Society in Seventeenth-Century France: State Power and Provincial Aristocracy in Languedoc Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History History e-book project: Author: William Beik: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.

Many seventeenth-century writers attributed the violent disorders they saw around them to the innate defects of human nature. According to Thomas Hobbes in‘man’s natural state, before they came together into society, was war; and not simply war, but the war of every man against every man’.The Northern and Southern colonies in the seventeenth century had many differences and similarities in the way their region if the world was maintained and controlled.

Those comparisons and contrasts can be discovered through three main aspects: political, social, and economical/5(4).Get this from a library! National Society, Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century, Inc.: lineage book, [National Society, Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century.].

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