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Power in the Blood: Popular Culture and Village Discourse in Early Modern Germany

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Publisher Comments:

This book is based on a series of episodes from village or small town life in the duchy of WÜrttemberg in southwest Germany between 1580 and 1800, in which state authorities conducted a special investigation into local events. The cases and characters involved include peasants' refusal to celebrate church rituals; a self-proclaimed prophet who encountered an angel in his vineyard; a thirteen-year-old-witch; a paranoid pastor; a murder; and live burial of a village bull.

Synopsis:

Reassesses peasant society and popular culture in early modern Europe. The book explores the relationship of state, people, church and ideology based on episodes from village life in Wurttemberg, Germany, from 1580 to 1800. These range from the burial of a live bull to a 13-year-old witch.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-237) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Communion and community; 2. A prophet in the Thirty Years' War; 3. The sacred bond of unity; 4. Blasphemy, adultery and persecution; 5. The conscience of the poor; 6. The sins of belief; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; General index; Index of places.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521347785
Author:
Sabean, David Warren
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
David Warren, Sabean
Location:
New York
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
18th century
Subject:
Neckarhausen (Nèurtingen, Germany) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Wèurttemberg
Subject:
Neckarhausen
Subject:
World History-European History General
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 213
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.24x6.02x.70 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Reassesses peasant society and popular culture in early modern Europe. The book explores the relationship of state, people, church and ideology based on episodes from village life in Wurttemberg, Germany, from 1580 to 1800. These range from the burial of a live bull to a 13-year-old witch.
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