Power in the Blood
Popular Culture and Village Discourse in Early Modern Germany
By (author) David Warren Sabean
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Power in the Blood by David Warren Sabean
Book DescriptionThis book offers a substantial reassessment of peasant society and popular culture in early modern Europe. The book is based on a series of episodes from village or small town life of the duchy of Wurttemberg in southwest Germany from 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 the live burial of a village bull. Each case offers vivid insights into the state's attitude towards local communities and individuals, and the latter's conception of the state, as well as internal relations among the villagers. Throuhgout, the important but ambiguous role of the church and of religious ideology in the reformation and transformation of popular culture is made apparent.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521347785
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Warren Sabean
Kinship in Neckarhausen, 1700-1870, Paperback (December 1997)
Studying one German village in depth, Sabean questions the idea that the more modern society became, the less kin mattered.
Property, Production, and Family in Neckarhausen, 1700-1870, Paperback (January 1991)
This landmark study of family relations in a village in southern Germany is the product of deep reflection on anthropological approaches to historical problems.
Interest and Emotion, Paperback (May 1988)» View all books by David Warren Sabean
This 1984 volume challenges the notion that interests and emotions are polar opposites and the organization of the family around the central trend of 'sentimentalization'.
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