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The Cultural World of Eleonora di Toledo: Duchess of Florence and Siena
Ashgate Pub Ltd
Eleonora di Toledo was a powerful and influential woman who, over the course of nearly a quarter century (1539-62), contributed profoundly to the cultural flowering of ducal Florence. Her patronage of some of the leading artists of the time, her support of newly arrived Jesuit preachers, her involvement in charitable activities, her unfailing devotion to her husband and his policies, not to mention her successful farming and business ventures ...
Finite Fields (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications)
Cambridge University Press
The theory of finite fields is a branch of algebra with diverse applications in such areas as combinatorics, coding theory and the mathematical study of switching circuits. This updated second edition is devoted entirely to the theory of finite fields, and it provides comprehensive coverage of the literature. Bibliographical notes at the end of each chapter give a historical survey of the development of the subject. Worked examples and lists of ...
France in the Sixteenth Century
Frederic J. Baumgartner
Both the golden age of the Renaissance state and the catastrophic era of the Wars of Religion, this fascinating period in French history has been oddly neglected by English-language historians. Professor Baumgartner's book fills a major gap in the textbook market: an accessible, fully current account which covers the principal political, economic and cultural themes from Francois I's successful centralization of the state, through France's near ...
French castaways at Old Cape Canaveral: A case for the existence of self-exiled survivors from the 1565 ...
Douglas R Armstrong
Wrecked on a foreign shore, hunted like animals by the Spanish and hostile Indians alike, a small group of French Huguenots managed to exist for an undetermined period in the wilds of present-day Cape Canaveral. 'French Castaways at Old Cape Canaveral' is a candid and very plausible account of those long lost adventurers, who would otherwise remain unknown in Florida's documented history. This book is a brief recollection of the events ...
Lope de Vega
Conocidas estas obras de Lope y de Monroy, basadas ambas en el hecho de Fuente Ovejuna presentan claras divergencias. La Fuente Ovejuna de Lope no esta en la linea comun del teatro de este autor. Quiere, mas que Monroy, interpretar sobre la escena la parte de la historia de Espana que rodea como ambiente general la rebelion de Fuente Ovejuna.(...) Aunque pocos anos posterior, la obra de Monroy, imaginada de cara a un publico andaluz y sobre todo ...
Monarchy and Matrimony: The Courtships of Elizabeth I
Monarchy and Matrimony is the first comprehensive study of Elizabeth I's courtships. Susan Doran argues that the cult of the `Virgin Queen' was invented by her ministers, and that Elizabeth was forced into celibacy by political necessity. Doran's detailed examination of the different suits is based on extensive archival research across Europe. Rather than focusing on Elizabeth's personality and image, she views the question within a wider ...
Solution Building in Couples Therapy
Springer Publishing Company
At the core of this step-by-step guide to solution focused therapy is a real-life evolving case study, offering readers a highly detailed panorama of couples therapy in action. Beginning with a clear explanation of the assumptions and tenets required for the practice of solution focused therapy, the book presents a step-by-step breakdown of exactly how to conduct solution-focused sessions with couples. Each chapter highlights a different part of ...
Counseling and Therapy for Couples
Lynn L. Long
Mark E. Young
Prepare for couples work with COUNSELING AND THERAPY FOR COUPLES! This counseling text includes wide coverage of topics in couples counseling, giving you exposure to the key issues and the varieties of couples with which you will be working. Numerous case examples and role-play scenarios illustrate the application of concepts to real-life situations. The integrative model discussed in the text encourages you to identify workable goals and lead ...
University Alabama Press, 2001
This translation of an eyewitness account by a major participant offers valuable information about all three attempts to establish a French colony on the south Atlantic coast of North America. Rene Laudonniere's account of the three attempts by France to colonize what is now the United States is uniquely valuable because he played a major role in each of the ventures—first, in 1562, as second in command during the founding of the ...
Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union (Culture and Society after ...
Cornell University Press
When the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, they set themselves the task of building socialism in the vast landscape of the former Russian Empire, a territory populated by hundreds of different peoples belonging to a multitude of linguistic, religious, and ethnic groups. Before 1917, the Bolsheviks had called for the national self-determination of all peoples and had condemned all forms of colonization as exploitative. After attaining power, ...
That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Triumph of Protestantism in Nimes, 1530-1570
Oxford University Press
That Men Would Praise the Lord breaks apart the process of mass conversion in the sixteenth century to explain why the Reformation occurred, using Nîmes, the most Protestant town in France, as a case study. Protestantism was overwhelmingly successful in Nîmes (since most people converted), but the process culminated in two bloody massacres of Nîmes's remaining Catholics. Beginning in 1559, Nîmes went through a revolutionary period ...
Achille Bocchi and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form
Elizabeth See Watson
Cambridge University Press
Achille Bocchi and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form is an introductory study of the Symbolicae Quaestiones, published in Bologna in 1555, in which Elizabeth See Watson argues that the context of the Symbolicae Quaestiones reflects the intellectual and cultural currents of the university and the literary academies rather than the hidden heresies of the sixteenth century. In order to make Bocchi's work more accessible to readers, the first part of ...
The Turkish Letters of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Imperial Ambassador at Constantinople, 1554-1562: ...
Ogier Ghislain de Busbecq
Louisiana State University Press
A native of western Flanders, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq served in several posts as diplomatic representative for the Habsburg ruler Ferdinand I (King of Bohemia and Hungary, 1526–64, and Holy Roman Emperor, 1556–64). Busbecq’s most famous mission was undoubtedly to the Ottoman Empire at the zenith of its power and glory during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. In four letters to his friend Nicholas Michault—who had been Busbecq’s ...
The New World: The First Pictures of America
Duell, Sloan & Pearce
This book has 292 pages. The pictures are black and white.
Adrian Willaert: A Guide to Research (Routledge Music Bibliographies)
This key text will be the first full-length research tool on Adrian Willaert, the Renaissance composer of motets and madrigals who came to prominence in the first part of the sixteenth century, and should prove invaluable to researchers and students.
Calvinism in Europe, 1540-1620
Cambridge University Press
Calvinism was the most dynamic and disruptive religious force of the later sixteenth century. Its emergence on the international scene shattered the precarious equilibrium established during the Reformation, and precipitated three generations of religious warfare. This collection of original essays, newly available in paperback, looks at the impact of Calvin's writings, Calvinism in higher education, Calvinist discipline and apocalyptic thought, ...
The 72 Hour Rule: A Do-It-Yourself Couples Therapy Book!
Brown & Brown Enterprises
The 72 Hour Rule focuses on helping adult individuals and couples to communicate more effectively. This book helps the reader identify their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Then, the reader is guided through a series of topics, and real-time stories and exercises that will help them achieve successful communication with their partner. This book provides easy-to-use step-by-step exercises to help couples improve their relationship. This ...
Edward Seccomb Fox
The Birth of the Elizabethan Age: England in the 1560's
This is the first of a new series of books that will tell the history of early modern England from the perspective of those living at the time. Norman Jones' fascinating account details both the individual preoccupations (such as illness and famine) and the larger historical changes (such as fears over the succession and the establishment of Protestantism) which dominated life during the 1560s.
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