I re taumaturghi
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I re taumaturghi

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In Les Rois Thaumaturges (1924) Bloch looked at the long-standing folk belief that the king could cure scrofula by touch. The kings of France and England indeed regularly practised the ritual. Bloch was not concerned with the effectiveness of the royal touch—he acted like an anthropologist in asking why people believed it and how it shaped relations between king and common...more
Paperback, 427 pages
Published 1989 by Einaudi (first published 1924)
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Il modo in cui avrei voluto si facesse storia anche in Italia.
To nie jest nowa praca i nawet nie będąc historykiem mogę zgadywać, że stan naszej wiedzy zmienił się od czasów, kiedy autor wydał tę książkę w roku 1924; niemniej, ostatnie wznowienie francuskie jest z 1998 i po lekturze nie wydaje się to bynajmniej dziwne. To jest szalenie dokładne, starannie napisane studium fenomenu cudownych uleczeń (ze skrofułów), przypisywanych dwóm królewskim dynastiom: Kapetyngom we Francji i Plantagenetom w Anglii. Ogrom naukowych informacji (potwierdzanych obfitymi i...more
Ellis L.
This is a brilliant study of scrofula and the belief that the king's touch could cure it. Even more, it's a brilliant analysis of some very difficult medieval and early modern texts, using this as a way to get to both the popular mind and traditions regarding royal power.
Domenico Cinalli
Il libro manifesto del metodo comparativo di Marc Bloch.
un testo base
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Marc Léopold Benjamin Bloch (6 July 1886 in Lyon – 16 June 1944 in Saint-Didier-de-Formans) was a medieval historian, University Professor and French Army officer. Bloch was a founder of the Annales School, best known for his pioneering studies French Rural History and Feudal Society and his posthumously-published unfinished meditation on the writing of history, The Historian's Craft. He was captu...more
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