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Title Occasions of state : early modern European festivals and the negotiation of power / edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, R.L.M. Morris and Pieter Martens
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series European festival studies, 1450-1700
European festival studies
Contents Introduction : the power of ceremony / J.R. (Ronnie) Mulryne -- The identity of the state : a new approach to festivals in the early modern Holy Roman Empire / R.L.M. Morris -- The Bastille banquet, 22 December 1518 / Robert J. Knecht -- Triumphal arches in court festivals under the new Holy Roman Emperor, Habsburg Ferdinand I / Borbála Gulyás -- Ernest of Bavaria's joyous entry into Liège, 15 June 1581 / Chantal Grell and Robert Halleux -- Valladolid 1605 : a theatre for the peace / Berta Cano-Echevarría and Mark Hutchings -- The shield of ceremony : civic ritual and royal entries in wartime / Fabian Persson -- Les réjouissances de la paix, 20-23 March 1660 : the allegorical transformation of Lyon into a city of peace for the celebration of the Pyrenees Peace Treaty / Nikola Piperkov -- Space for dancing : accommodating performer and spectator in Renaissance France / Margaret M. McGowan -- Ducal display and the contested use of space in late-sixteenth-century Venetian coronation festivals / Maartje van Gelder -- Con grandissima maraviglia : the role of theatrical spaces in the festivals of seventeenth-century Milan / Francesca Barbieri -- Palazzo eguale alle reggie più superbe : Schloss Eggenberg in Graz and the imperial wedding of 1673 / Paul Schuster -- In public and in private : a study of festival in seventeenth-century Rome / Joanna Norman -- Epilogue : turning tables : from élite to egalitarian banquets in late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Paris / Tim White
Summary This sixth volume in the European Festival Studies series stems from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the European Science Foundation's PALATIUM project. Drawing on up-to-date scholarship, a Europe-wide group of early-career and experienced academics provides a unique account of spectacular occasions of state which influenced the political, social and cultural lives of contemporary societies. International pan-European turbulence associated with post-Reformation religious conflict supplies the context within which the book explores how the period's rulers and aelite families competed for power - in a forecast of today's divided world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes J.R. Mulryne is Professor Emeritus at the University of Warwick, UK. Krista De Jonge is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Leuven. R.L.M. (Richard) Morris is a Supervisor in History at the University of Cambridge. Pieter Martens is Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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Subject Festivals -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 16th century
Festivals -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 17th century
Royal houses -- Europe -- History -- 16th century
Royal houses -- Europe -- History -- 17th century
Courts and courtiers.
Festivals -- Political aspects.
HISTORY / Europe / Renaissance.
HISTORY / Renaissance
Politics and government.
Royal houses.
Europe -- Courts and courtiers -- History -- 16th century
Europe -- Courts and courtiers -- History -- 17th century
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1517-1648
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Mulryne, J. R., editor
LC no. 2018055280
ISBN 131557845X