APAH-Chapter20 - Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 22...

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Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 22 January 2010 Chapter 20: Piety, Passion, and Politics I. Western Europe during the Late Gothic Era A. The Black death in 1348 B. The great Schism 1. A religious conflict that pitted the French against the Italians C. The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) 1. Involved France, England, and Flanders (a country in the Netherlands) a. Revolts in Flanders threatened England’s market for raw wool D. Consolidating Political Power 1. Europe moved toward centralized government and away from feudalism 2. Structured bureaucracies, royal courts, and parliamentary assemblies became the norm E. Emerging Capitalism 1. Emergence of new credit and exchange systems to meet trade 2. Trading companies managed trade in money and in commodities a. the Medici of Florence was one of such trading firms 3. Flanders established the first stock exchange in Antwerp in 1460 F. Flourishing of Art 1. Increased use of oil paints in Flanders 2. Maturation of manuscript illuminations 3. Invention of movable type in Germany
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.

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