Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society

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The essays in this volume take a look at the history of institutions in the early modern world. Casting a broad look across a variety of institutions, from missionary societies to guilds, from lawcourts to academics, and exploring institutions across western Europe and Britain, the volume as a whole invites a newly comparative understanding of the nature of formal institutions in the period. By envisaging disparate institutions as having, to some degree, similar self-perceptions, strategies, and rituals, these essays begin to build up a picture of how early modern institutions functioned overall. The book will appeal to anyone interested in the social and cultural history of early modern communities, as well as offering insights into the relationship of institutions and the developing state.
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Anne Goldgar, Ph.D. (1990) Harvard, is Lecturer in Early Modern History at King's College London. She works on 17th- and 18th-century social and cultural history and is the author of Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters 1680-1750 (1995) and Tulipmania (2004).
Robert Frost, Ph.D. (1990) University of London, is Reader in Early Modern History at King's College London. He publishes on Poland-Lithuania and the history of warfare in the early modern period, including The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in North-eastern Europe 1558-1721 (2000).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Sect. 1 Communal definition
Mathematical martyrs, Mandarin missionaries, and apostolic academicians : telling institutional lives 3
Were books different? : the stationers' company in Civil War London, 1640-1645 35
Sect. 2 Cooperation and rivalry among institutions
To beggar thy neighbour or not? : mediation versus vendetta in commercial disputes in early modern Rouen 61
Cooperation and conflict in the schools of Bergamo, 1550-1650 84
Policing and privilege : the resistance to penal reform in eighteenth-century London 103
Sect. 3 Rites of inclusion and exclusion
A ceremonious society : an aspect of institutional power in early modern Norwich 133
"Good, godly and charitable uses" : endowed charity and the relief of poverty in rural England, c. 1550-1750 164
Sect. 4 External propaganda
Public glory, private gilt : the Goldsmiths' company and the spectacle of punishment 191
Secrecy and publicity in the emergence of modern business culture : pension funds in Hamburg 1760-1780 218
Sect. 5 Discipline
Discipline and punishment in the academic Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture 247
Sect. 6 Subversion of communal procedures
Justice in the marketplace : corruption at the Giustizia Vecchia in early modern Venice 281
Imagined universities : public insult and the Terrae Filius in early modern Oxford 317
Afterword 347
Afterword 350
Afterword 354
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