Storia Notturna

Autore: Carlo Ginzburg
ISBN: 9788806193072
Grandezza: 64,37 MB
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Carnevale E Quaresima

Autore: Giovanni Ciappelli
Editore: Ed. di Storia e Letteratura
ISBN: 9788890013874
Grandezza: 36,25 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 2949
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Threads And Traces

Autore: Carlo Ginzburg
Editore: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274482
Grandezza: 33,46 MB
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"This book is a translation of historian Carlo Ginzburgʼs latest collection of essays. Through the detective work of uncovering a wide variety of stories or microhistories from fragments, Ginzburg takes on the bigger questions: How do we draw the line between truth and fiction? What is the relationship between history and memory? Stories range from medieval Europe, the inquisitional trial of a witch, seventeenth-century antiquarianism, and twentieth-century historians."--Provided by publisher.

The Cheese And The Worms

Autore: Carlo Ginzburg
Editore: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409895
Grandezza: 32,79 MB
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The Cheese and the Worms is an incisive study of popular culture in the sixteenth century as seen through the eyes of one man, the miller known as Menocchio, who was accused of heresy during the Inquisition and sentenced to death. Carlo Ginzburg uses the trial records to illustrate the confusing political and religious conditions of the time. For a common miller, Menocchio was surprisingly literate. In his trial testimony he made references to more than a dozen books, including the Bible, Boccaccio's Decameron, Mandeville's Travels, and a "mysterious" book that may have been the Koran. And what he read he recast in terms familiar to him, as in his own version of the creation: "All was chaos, that is earth, air, water, and fire were mixed together; and of that bulk a mass formed—just as cheese is made out of milk—and worms appeared in it, and these were the angels." Ginzburg’s influential book has been widely regarded as an early example of the analytic, case-oriented approach known as microhistory. In a thoughtful new preface, Ginzburg offers his own corollary to Menocchio’s story as he considers the discrepancy between the intentions of the writer and what gets written. The Italian miller’s story and Ginzburg’s work continue to resonate with modern readers because they focus on how oral and written culture are inextricably linked. Menocchio’s 500-year-old challenge to authority remains evocative and vital today. -- Lauro Martines

Antropologia Religiosa

Autore: Vittorio Lanternari
ISBN: 9788822061911
Grandezza: 35,44 MB
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Black Madonnas

Autore: Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum
Editore: iUniverse
ISBN: 059500380X
Grandezza: 33,82 MB
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In the 1993 edition, I considered black madonnas a metaphor for a memory of the time when the earth was belived to be the body of woman and all creatures were equal, a memory transmitted in vernacular traditions of earth-bounded cultures, historically expressed in cultural and poltical resistance, and glimpsed today in movements aiming for transformation. Sine then my understanding of black madonnas has been deepened by genetics finding that the orgin of modern humans is Africa, that migrations from Africa carried a primordial belief in a dar woman divinity to all continents. Black madonnas and other dark women of the world suggest a metaphor for healing millennial divisions of gender and race and concerted movements for justice.


Autore: Carlo Ginzburg
Editore: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226296937
Grandezza: 79,60 MB
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Weaving early accounts of witchcraft—trial records, ecclesiastical tracts, folklore, and popular iconography—into new and startling patterns, Carlo Ginzburg presents in Ecstasies compelling evidence of a hidden shamanistic culture that flourished across Europe and in England for thousands of years.

Historiography Culture

Autore: Robert M. Burns
Editore: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415320818
Grandezza: 67,72 MB
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Organized thematically, this important five-volume set brings together key essays from the field of historical studies. Including an extensive general introduction by the editor in the first volume, as well as shorter individual introductions in each of the following volumes, this set is essential reading for scholars and students alike. Coverage includes: 1. Foundations - The Classic Tradition - The Old Cultural History - Economic History 2: Society - Social History - Marxism - Annales - History of Mentalities 3: Ideas - History of Ideas/ Intellectual History - History of Science - History of the Arts - History of Religion - History of Sexuality. 4: Culture - History and Anthropology - Microhistory - New Cultural History - History and Memory - The Poetics of History - Narrativity. Postmodernist Historiography and its Critics 5: Politics - Political History - Imperialism and Postcolonial History - World History - World-Systems Analysis

From Bishop To Witch

Autore: David Gentilcore
Editore: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719036408
Grandezza: 30,18 MB
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A reconstruction of the complexities of ritual behavior and attitudes toward the sacred in a Mediterranean society. Focusing on the 250 years following the reforming Council of Trent, Gentilcore explores the complex response of a traditional society to these reforms, highlighting the integration of orthodox beliefs and practices into an existing framework of local ritual, magic, and folklore. Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martin's. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Aspiring Saints

Autore: Anne Jacobson Schutte
Editore: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801876869
Grandezza: 63,48 MB
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Placing the events in a context larger than just the inquisitorial process, Aspiring Saints sheds new light on the history of religion, the dynamics of gender relations, and the ambiguous boundary between sincerity and pretense in early modern Italy.