Baroque Personae



Baroque Personae The Baroque, which stretched from the end of the sixteenth to the second half of the seventeenth century, is one of the most enigmatic eras in history In this book, thirteen distinguished scholars develop a portrait of institutions, ideologies, intellectual themes, and social structures as they are reflected in Baroque personae, or characteristic social roles Studying the statesman, soldier, financier, secretary, rebel, preacher, missionary, nun, witch, scientist, artist, and bourgeois, the essays depart dramatically from traditional accounts of this era The statesman, for example, is seen here as the exact opposite of a benevolent man working for the common good and the soldier is depicted as part of an institution that could be savage and destructive but that also, by the end of the Baroque age, helped shape a rational relationship with the military and civil society The contributors are Rosario Villari, Henry Kamen, Geoffrey Parker, Daniel Dessert, Salvatore S Nigro, Manuel Mor n, Jos Andr s Gallego, Adriano Prosperi, Mario Rosa, Brian P Levack, Paolo Rossi, Giovanni Careri, and James S Amelang. Download Baroque Personae By Rosario Villari – bluevapours.co.uk

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Baroque Personae  By Rosario Villari IBN : 0226856372 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 364 pages
  • Baroque Personae
  • Rosario Villari
  • English
  • 14 July 2018
  • 0226856372

10 thoughts on “Baroque Personae

  1. Marko Zanev says:

    It is a good book, if you want to know about that particular era Gives an interesting look into the life of different people of that time.

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