ISBN-10:
085323583X
ISBN-13:
9780853235835
Pub. Date:
07/19/1999
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

by Arne Jarrick

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Overview

A revised and translated edition of Mot det moderna förnuftet, published in 1992. Utilising the diaries from the 1780s of Johan Hjerpe, the study focuses on the specific world of Hjerpe in terms of trade, social conditions and contemporary social life in Stockholm.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780853235835
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 07/19/1999
Series: Liverpool University Press - Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)
Lexile: 1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Acknowledgementsix
Abbreviationsxi
Introduction: Johan Hjerpe and Enlightenment1
The Artisan Uprising and Forms of Mentalities
1Johan Hjerpe and the artisan uprising in support of the king's war21
2The coherence of the inconsistent self: some reflections on mentality, identity and historiography56
The Culture of Letters and Measurement of Thoughts
3Burghers, common folk and books87
4New cultural history and old history of mentalities120
Johan Hjerpe's Reading and the Individual in History
5Johan Hjerpe and the culture of Enlightenment135
6The individual and history180
Epilogue: In retrospect188
Bibliography195
Index207

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