15 Hist 151 - Hist 151 10/15/10 Europe at the drawn of the...

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Hist 151 10/15/10 Europe at the drawn of the 16 th cent. 1. Recovering from the Black Death 2. Feeling hopeful about future possibilities 3. Seeing dynamic growth (Economic, Political) 4. Elites polishing their manners and cultivating their “Renaissance” tastes 5. But beneath the surface, trouble was brewing Michelangelo, Creation of Adam (1511) 1. The idea that man is on par with God himself (it’s just been transferred from God to man through his fingers) 2. Pico Della Miranda Adam is in the center just how he would want (Humanist) Raphael, School of Athens (1510) 1. Celebrating the recovery of antiquity 16 th c. modified T-O Map 1. How the world is represented 2. By end of the 16 th cent. New detailed map (age of discovery) 3. Confident and Expanding time Foundation of modern capitalism 1. Gold/Silver flood the continent (thanks to Spain’s conquest of the New World; combined with growing pop/demand, this sparks inflation 2. Enclosure movement in England leads to consolidation of large farms,
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at City College of San Francisco.

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15 Hist 151 - Hist 151 10/15/10 Europe at the drawn of the...

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