Enduring Loss in Early Modern Germany

Cross Disciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Lynne Tatlock, Washington University, St. Louis

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€158,00
$190.00
ISBN13: 
9789004184541
E-ISBN: 
9789004185340
Publication Date: 
July 2010
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxx, 478 pp. (incl. 47 illustrations)
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ISSN: 
1547-1217
Volume: 
50

Claudia Ulbrich, Free University of Berlin. Translated by Thomas Dunlap

The book tells the life stories of women who lived in the eighteenth century in a Christian-Jewish village on the border of Germany and France. This microhistorical approach allows the author to uncover fascinating artefacts of a cultural contact between Christians and Jews that was part of a...
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041455
Publication date: 
April 2004
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Mary Lindemann, Carnegie Mellon University

This volume explores two questions of interest to a larger intellectual community: (1) what constituted knoweldge in the context of early modern Germany and (2) how knowledge was gathered, assembled, organized, deployed, and interpreted. The perspective is interdisciplinary and the contributions...
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041844
Publication date: 
April 2004
€127,00
$153.00
Reformation of Charity

Edited by Thomas Max Safley, University of Pennsylvania

Spiritual ideals in early modern Europe shaped political and social poor relief structures just as much as rationalization and effective administration colored ecclesiastical charity efforts. Thomas Max Safley examines the roles of the community in responding to poverty, whatever the context:...
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Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391042117
Publication date: 
December 2003
€127,00
$153.00

Richard S. Geehr, Bentley College, Massachusetts

Austrian-born Richard von Kralik (1852–1934), the so-called poet laureate of Christian Socialism, used nationalist propaganda couched in art, poetry, music, and literature in pursuit of “pure” German culture. Professor Richard Geehr assesses judiciously Richard von Kralik’s life and influence in...
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391042018
Publication date: 
December 2003
€127,00
$153.00

Róisín Healy

This book examines debates about the law that banned Jesuits from the empire and the attitudes that sustained it. A study in the “paranoid style of politics,” it explains the resonance of the Jesuit hate figure for the Protestant bourgeoisie.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041943
Publication date: 
December 2003
€127,00
$153.00

Jason Lavery, Oklahoma State University

Shortly after the Augsburg peace settlement of 1555, from 1563 to 1576, the Holy Roman Empire was threatened by the rivalry between Denmark and Sweden. This book examines the empire’s reaction to a foreign crisis, the Seven Years’ War of the North, and the connections between foreign policy and...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041561
Publication date: 
July 2002
€127,00
$153.00

Kathryn A. Edwards, University of South Carolina

As put forth by Edwards, the eastern duchy and the western county of Burgundy constituted a frontier society from the death of Charles the Bold in 1477 until 1540. Through detailed case studies and family reconstructions of elites from the Saône River valley, specifically the cities of Dijon,...
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041066
Publication date: 
April 2002
€127,00
$153.00

Rolf Hobson, Norwegian Institute of Defence Studies, Oslo

This book examines the origins of Wilhelmine Germany's "Tirpitz Plan" of naval rearmament. The evolution of the Imperial Navy's strategic theories is compared with that of the French, British, and United States navies. Particular attention is given to the relationship between strategy and...
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041059
Publication date: 
April 2002
€127,00
$153.00

Margarete Myers Feinstein, Indiana University South Bend

This study examines the two German governments’ attempts from 1949 to 1959 to shape national political identity through state symbols in order to legitimate their rule. It evaluates the extent to which German political culture overcame the Nazi past and points to aspects of a shared heritage upon...
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041035
Publication date: 
September 2001
€127,00
$153.00

Dean Phillip Bell, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago

This book examines the nature and extent of changes in communal structures and self-definition among Jews and Christians in Germany during the century before the Reformation. It argues that Christian community was restructured along civic and religious lines resulting in the development of a...
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041028
Publication date: 
December 2002
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

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