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RA-50019-04
NEH Memberships, School of Historical Studies
Peter Goddard, Institute for Advanced Study

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Mechanism, Experiment, Disease: Marcello Malpighi and Seventeenth-Century Anatomy (Book)
Title: Mechanism, Experiment, Disease: Marcello Malpighi and Seventeenth-Century Anatomy
Author: Domenico Bertoloni Meli
Abstract: A leading early modern anatomist and physician, Marcello Malpighi often compared himself to that period’s other great mind—Galileo. Domenico Bertoloni Meli here explores Malpighi’s work and places it in the context of seventeenth-century intellectual life. Malpighi’s interests were wide and varied. As a professor at the University of Bologna, he confirmed William Harvey’s theory of the circulation of blood; published groundbreaking studies of human organs; made important discoveries about the anatomy of silkworms; and examined the properties of plants. He sought to apply his findings to medical practice. By analyzing Malpighi’s work, the author provides novel perspectives not only on the history of anatomy but also on the histories of science, philosophy, and medicine. Through the lens of Malpighi and his work, Bertoloni Meli investigates a range of important themes, from sense perception to the meaning of Galenism in the seventeenth century. Bertoloni Meli contends that to study science and medicine in the seventeenth century one needs to understand how scholars and ideas crossed disciplinary boundaries. He examines Malpighi’s work within this context, describing how anatomical knowledge was achieved and transmitted and how those processes interacted with the experimental and mechanical philosophies, natural history, and medical practice.
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/mechanism-experiment-disease-marcello-malpighi-and-seventeenth-century-anatomy/oclc/768534601&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: Listing on worldcat.org website
Secondary URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780801899805
Secondary URL Description: Listing on Johns Hopkins University Press website
Access Model: book (available for purchase)
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 0801899044

Deciding to be Mars (Article)
Title: Deciding to be Mars
Author: Mary Sarotte
Abstract: This article is an attempt to bring a historical perspective to the discussion about Europe’s new Kantian order, that it could flourish only under the umbrella of American power exercised according to the rules of the old Hobbesian order, and that American power was entering an era of heightened activity, thanks again to the removal of the Soviet restraint. The new freedom of action enabled a wave of interventions in the 1990s, including in Panama, the Persian Gulf, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo. Meanwhile, because the European Union was de facto relying on the United States, its own foreign and security policy had a secondary status. Such policy became, in Kagan’s view, “the most anemic of all the products of European integration
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.hoover.org/publications/policy-review/by-author/111961
Primary URL Description: Hoover Institution, policy review website
Access Model: Subscription only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Policy Review, vol. 172
Publisher: Hoover Institution

Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots: The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt (Book)
Title: Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots: The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt
Author: Arnade, Peter
Abstract: Drawing on a vast array of sources-including archival documents, political and religious pamphlets, ballads, chronicles and letters, and a rich store of popular prints-Peter Arnade gives us a new history of the core years of the revolt between 1566 and 1585, showing how the act of rebellion forged a political identity through ritual, symbol, and public action. In Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots, Arnade focuses on the political culture that took shape during the Revolt, a culture that itself fueled decades of turmoil. He sees the pulse of the Revolt in its public dramatization-the acts, words, and cultural representations that were its "daily bread and popular voice."
Year: 2008
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/beggars-iconoclasts-and-civic-patriots-the-political-culture-of-the-dutch-revolt/oclc/214935208&referer=brief_results
Access Model: Book Available for purchase
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 0801474965

Young Choristers, 650-1700 (Book)
Title: Young Choristers, 650-1700
Editor: Susan Boynton
Editor: Eric Rice
Abstract: Young singers played a central role in a variety of religious institutional settings: urban cathedrals, collegiate churches, monasteries, guilds, and confraternities. The training of singers for performance in religious services was so crucial as to shape the very structures of ecclesiastical institutions, which developed to meet the need for educating their youngest members; while the development of musical repertories and styles directly reflected the ubiquitous participation of children's voices in both chant and polyphony. Once choristers' voices had broken, they often pursued more advanced studies either through an apprenticeship system or at university, frequently with the help of the institutions to which they belonged. This volume provides the first wide-ranging book-length treatment of the subject, and will be of interest to music historians - indeed, all historians - who wish to understand the role of the young in sacred musical culture before 1700.
Year: 2008
Primary URL: http://http://www.worldcat.org/title/young-choristers-650-1700/oclc/213307987&referer=brief_results
Access Model: Book Available for purchase
Publisher: Boydell Press
Type: Multi-author monograph
ISBN: 1843834138

The Devil Made Me Do It: Demonic Intervention in the Monastic Liturgy (Article)
Title: The Devil Made Me Do It: Demonic Intervention in the Monastic Liturgy
Author: Boynton, Susan
Abstract: The Devil Made Me Do It: Demonic Intervention in the Monastic Liturgy
Year: 2008
Access Model: Article in Book Available for Purchase
Format: Other
Periodical Title: European Religious Cultures (special issue of Historical Research, 2008),
Publisher: University of London, Institute of Historical Research

Reconsidering the Toledo Codex of the Cantigas de Santa Maria in the Eighteenth Century (Article)
Title: Reconsidering the Toledo Codex of the Cantigas de Santa Maria in the Eighteenth Century
Author: Boynton, Susan
Abstract: Reconsidering the Toledo Codex of the Cantigas de Santa Maria in the Eighteenth Century
Year: 2008
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/quomodo-cantabimus-canticum-studies-in-honor-of-edward-h-roesner/oclc/758503007http://
Access Model: Article in Book Available for Purchase
Format: Other
Periodical Title: Quomodo Cantabimus Canticum? Studies in Honor of Edward H. Roesner
Publisher: American Institute of Musicology

From Ritual to Text to Intertext: A New Look on the Dreams in "Ludlul Bel Nemeqi" (Article)
Title: From Ritual to Text to Intertext: A New Look on the Dreams in "Ludlul Bel Nemeqi"
Author: Pongratz-Leisten, Beate
Abstract: Clifford Geertz’s metaphor of “culture as text” suggests a readability and translatabilityof cultural practice providing a textual status to culture and, on the other hand, considersliterary texts as forms of cultural self-interpretation. With the notion of culture as a“montage” or “assemblage of texts” in mind, Stephen Greenblatt and others have definedtextuality and intertextuality as the salient features of culture. It is exactly this aspect of “montage” which will guide my interpretation of the cultural text in Mesopotamia. Acultural text is always a composition that selects elements out of a variety of systems of orientation and forms.
Year: 2010
Primary URL: http://nyu.academia.edu/BeatePongratzLeisten/Papers/338207/From_Ritual_to_Text_to_Intertext_A_New_Look_on_the_Dreams_in_Ludlul_Bel_Nemeqi
Primary URL Description: PDF available for download on New York University webpage.
Access Model: Online Publication
Format: Other
Periodical Title: In the Second Degree: Paratextual Literature in Ancient Near Eastern and Ancient Mediterranean Culture and Its Reflections in Medieval Literature
Publisher: Brill

Reflections on the Translatability of the Notion of Holiness in Honour of Simo Parpola (Article)
Title: Reflections on the Translatability of the Notion of Holiness in Honour of Simo Parpola
Author: Pongratz-Leisten, Beate
Abstract: Reflections on the Translatability of the Notion of Holiness in Honour of Simo Parpola - Located in Published Journal, Helsinki.
Year: 2009
Access Model: Journal
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Of God(s), Trees, Kings and Scholars: Neo-Assyrian and Related Studies, Studia Orientalia, 106,
Publisher: Finnish Oriental Society

The Tears of Nicolas: Simony and Perjury by a Parisian Master of Theology in the Fourteenth Century (Article)
Title: The Tears of Nicolas: Simony and Perjury by a Parisian Master of Theology in the Fourteenth Century
Author: Shoemaker, Karl
Author: Courtenay, W.J.
Abstract: Medieval History and Literature - Article published in series.
Year: 2008
Periodical Title: Speculum, vol. 83.3,

The Collapse: the Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall (Book)
Title: The Collapse: the Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
Author: Mary Sarotte
Abstract: The author shows that the opening of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, was not, as is commonly believed, the East German government's deliberate concession to outside influence. It was an accident. A carelessly worded memo written by mid-level bureaucrats, a bumbling press conference given by an inept member of the East German Politburo, the negligence of government leaders, the bravery of ordinary people in East and West Berlin--these combined to bring about the end of nearly forty years of oppression, fear, and enmity in divided Berlin. Drawing on evidence from archives in multiple countries and languages, along with dozens of interviews with key actors, The Collapse is the definitive account of the event that brought down the East German Politburo and came to represent the final collapse of the Cold War order.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/collapse-the-accidental-opening-of-the-berlin-wall/oclc/882620616&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Secondary URL: http://www.basicbooks.com/full-details?isbn=9780465064946
Secondary URL Description: Publisher's website
Publisher: Basic Books, NY
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780465064946
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe (Updated Anniversary Edition) (Book)
Title: 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe (Updated Anniversary Edition)
Author: Mary Sarotte
Abstract: There are unique periods in history when a single year witnesses the total transformation of international relations. The year 1989 was one such crucial watershed. This book uses previously unavailable sources to explore the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years ago and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from many different locations, including Moscow, Berlin, Bonn, Paris, London, and Washington, 1989 describes how Germany unified, NATO expansion began, and Russia got left on the periphery of the new Europe. Mary Sarotte explains that while it was clear past a certain point that the Soviet Bloc would crumble, there was nothing inevitable about what would follow. A wide array of political players--from leaders like Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl, George H.W. Bush, and James Baker, to organizations like NATO and the European Community, to courageous individual dissidents--all proposed courses of action and models for the future. In front of global television cameras, a competition ensued, ultimately won by those who wanted to ensure that the "new" order looked very much like the old. Sarotte explores how the aftermath of this fateful victory, and Russian resentment of it, continue to shape world politics today. Presenting diverse perspectives from the political elite as well as ordinary citizens, 1989 is compelling reading for anyone who cares about international relations past, present, or future.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/1989-the-struggle-to-create-post-cold-war-europe/oclc/318874377&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry (2008 edition)
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780691143064
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes


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