Communal Christianity

The Life and Loss of a Peasant Vision in Early Modern Germany

David Mayes, Sam Houston State University

Status: 
€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9780391042254
Publication Year: 
2004
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 374 pp. (incl. 2 illustrations & 4 maps)
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1547-1217
Volume: 
35

Friedrich Lenger, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

In European Cities in the Modern Era, 1850-1914 Friedrich Lenger offers the first truely European account of Europe’s major cities in a period crucial for the development of much of their present shape and infrastructure.
Series: 
Volume: 
57
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233386
Publication date: 
August 2012

Anna Grześkowiak-Krwawicz, University of Warsaw

This book traces the history of an idea of freedom in political thought in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from its emergence following the Union of Lublin in 1569 to its collapse in 1795.
Series: 
Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231214
Publication date: 
August 2012

Tyge Krogh, Danish National Archives

Suicide murders - i.e., killings in order to be executed - were alarmingly frequent in eighteenth-century Lutheran Europe. The book traces the murderers motives – an investigation that leads to the Pietist care for death convicts, into central elements of Lutheran soteriology and to the...
Series: 
Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221154
Publication date: 
December 2011

Marc H. Lerner, University of Mississippi

Based on a tradition of political innovation, Swiss citizens recalibrated their understanding of liberty and republicanism through public political debates, during the revolutionary transformation to a rights-based society. The resulting hybrid political culture enhances our understanding of the...
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205154
Publication date: 
October 2011

Richard J. Ninness, Touro College, NY

This study of the Catholic Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg and its largely Protestant aristocracy tells the complicated story of Lutheran nobles and their relatives in the Catholic Church and their struggle to cooperate in the Reformation era.
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201545
Publication date: 
September 2011

Warren Alexander Dym, University of Miami

The patronage of dowsers by mining administrations through the eighteenth century challenges common assumptions about the Enlightenment. Rather than decline in importance like alchemy and astrology, dowsing transformed from a study of mineral vapors into an experimental branch of geophysics.
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186422
Publication date: 
September 2010

Edited by Esther Peperkamp, Breda International University of Applied Sciences and Małgorzata Rajtar, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

The most common explanations view either the socialist past or larger scale processes of modernization to be the cause of eastern German secularization. The volume attempts to discover historically variable reconfigurations of religion and the secular at the local level.
Series: 
Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184671
Publication date: 
June 2010

Edited by Lynne Tatlock, Washington University, St. Louis

Cross-disciplinary perspectives on responses to material and spiritual loss in early modern Germany trace how individuals and communities registered, coped with, and made sense of deprivation through a spectrum of activities, often turning loss into gain and acquiring agency.
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184541
Publication date: 
July 2010

Gerhard A. Ritter. Translated by Alex Skinner

This collection of letters from German refugee historians to their teacher Friedrich Meinecke sheds light on questions of emigration and German-Jewish and German-American identity. It also reflects the deep impact that emigrant historians had on American teaching and research in European history,...
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184046
Publication date: 
May 2010

Edited by Benjamin Kaplan, University College London and University of Amsterdam, Marybeth Carlson, University of Dayton, Ohio and Laura Cruz, Western Carolina University

Drawing on a growing interest in the theoretical concept of boundaries, the contributors to this volume seek to understand the process of drawing boundaries, both real and imagined, and the consequences of these processes in the history of the Low Countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176379
Publication date: 
June 2009

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