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  • ISBN 1862200084
  • ISBN13 978-1862200081
  • Language English
  • Author Natalie Zemon Davis
  • Publisher [University of Lancaster] (1995)
  • Pages 13
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1990 236 pages This volume is based on the Harry Camp Memorial Lectures given at Stanford University in 1986. More in History-European.

Paper ISBN: 9780804717991. These stories took the form of letters of remission, documents narrated to royal notaries by admitted offenders who, in effect, stated their case for pardon to the king. This volume is based on the Harry Camp Memorial Lectures given at Stanford University in 1986.

Davis sees "the gift register" as a feature that has come into society over time. This book will be published in Hebrew by the Historical Society of Israel. By studying gifts and understanding social relations, she feels that we can aspire to giving gifts out of generosity in the present and future. Recommended for academic history collections. DMary Salony, West Virginia Northern Community Coll.

In this gem of a book, Natalie Zemon Davis explores the role of gifts in Renaissance France

In this gem of a book, Natalie Zemon Davis explores the role of gifts in Renaissance France. From the King's bounty to the beggar's alms, from the lavish feasting and display of civic dignitaries to the humble tokens exchanged by peasant bride and groom, the giving and receiving of gifts -then, as now - held tremendous significance. Full of vignettes which illuminate life and belief in the sixteenth century, The Gift examines how the giving of presents functioned at all levels of society

How can we tell a gift from a bribe? Are gifts always a part of human .

How can we tell a gift from a bribe? Are gifts always a part of human relations-or do they lose their power and importance once the market takes hold and puts a price on every exchange? . In a wide-ranging look at gift giving in early modern France, Natalie Zemon Davis reveals the ways that gift exchange is crucial to understanding alliance and conflict in family life, economic relations, politics, and religion. A very interesting look at "the gift" which, though it focuses on 16th century France, has meaning for other times and other places. She looks at the gift in ways I hadn't thought of such as through the reformation and counter-reformation. Could we give gifts to God?

Davis, Natalie Zemon 1985. Art and Society in the Gifts of Montaigne. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 12 February 2009.

Davis, Natalie Zemon 1985. Representations, p. 24. CrossRef. Gift Giving at the Court of Henry VIII: the 1539 New Year's Gift Roll in Context. The Antiquaries Journal, Vol. 85, Issue. Since he isn't able to sell his books,’ Erasmus said of a fellow scholar in 1518, ‘he goes about offering them as gifts to important people; he makes more that way than if he had sold them. Erasmus's shrewd observation to his friend Tunstall has considerable currency among historians today, anxious as we are about the book market.

The Gift in Sixteenth-Century France. her genius for detail makes its pages sing" - Susannah Herbert, The Sunday Telegraph, Nov 19 2000.

Beyond the Market: Books as Gifts in Sixteenth-century France" pages . Snowman, Daniel "Natalie Zemon Davis" pages 18-20 from History Today Volume 52 Issue 10 October 2002.

Beyond the Market: Books as Gifts in Sixteenth-century France" pages 69-88 from Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Volume 33, 1983. The Return of Martin Guerre, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983. Frauen und Gesellschaft am Beginn der Neuzeit, Berlin: Wagenbach, 1986. The Gift in Sixteenth-Century France, University of Wisconsin Press 2000. Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Trickster Travels New York: Hill & Wang, 2006.

University of Wisconsin Press. Must a gift be given freely? How can we tell a gift from a bribe? Are gifts always a part of human relations-or do they lose their power and importance once the market takes hold and puts a price on every exchange? These questions are central to our sense of social relations past and present, and they are at the heart of this book by one of our most interesting and renowned historians

Must a gift be given freely? How can we tell a gift from a bribe? Are gifts always a part of human relations-or do. .

Must a gift be given freely? How can we tell a gift from a bribe? Are gifts always a part of human relations-or do they lose their power and importance once the market takes hold and puts a price on every exchange? These questions are central to our sense of social relations past and present, and they are at the heart of this book by one of our most interesting and renowned historians.

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