Ritual in Early Modern Europe / Edition 2

Ritual in Early Modern Europe / Edition 2

by Edward Muir
     
 

The 2005 second edition of a comprehensive study of the ritual practices in traditional Christian Europe.See more details below

Overview

The 2005 second edition of a comprehensive study of the ritual practices in traditional Christian Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521841535
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #33
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: what is ritual?; Part I. The Ritual Moment: 1. Rites of passage; 2. The ritual calendar; Part II. Rituals of the Body: 3. Carnival and the lower body; 4. Manners and the upper body; Part III. Ritual Representation: 5. The Reformation as a revolution in ritual theory; 6. The Reformation as a ritual process; 7. Government as a ritual process; Epilogue: mere ritual.

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