Kinship, Community, and Self: Essays in Honor of David Warren Sabean

Kinship, Community, and Self: Essays in Honor of David Warren Sabean


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782384199
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2014
Series: Spektrum: Publications of the German Studies Association , #9
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Marschke is Associate Professor of History at Humboldt State University, in Arcata, California.Marschke has held fellowships from the DAAD, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and the Max Planck Institut für Geschichte. He is the author of Absolutely Pietist: Patronage, Factionalism, and State-Building in the Early Eighteenth-Century Prussian Army Chaplaincy (2005), and co-editor of The Holy Roman Empire, Reconsidered (2010).

Jason Coy is Associate Professor of History at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the author of Strangers and Misfits: Banishment, Social Control, and Authority in Early Modern Germany (2008) and co-editor of The Holy Roman Empire, Reconsidered (2010).

Jared Poley is Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University. He is the author of Decolonization in Germany: Weimar Narratives of Colonial Loss and Foreign Occupation (2005) and co-editor of Conversion and the Politics of Religion in Early Modern Germany (2012). He also edits the World History Bulletin.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Sabean’s Swabians: A Study of Kith and Kin

Thomas A. Brady Jr.


Chapter 1. “As a Brother Should Be”: Siblings, Kinship, and Community in Carolingian Europe

Dana M. Polanichka

Chapter 2. The Legal Pitfalls of Marriage Brokerage in Nineteenth-Century France

Andrea Mansker

Chapter 3. “Married to the Bottle”: Drunk Husbands and Wives in Wilhelmine Germany

Kevin D. Goldberg

Chapter 4. A Home for Mothers in Vienna: Community and Crisis

Britta McEwen

Chapter 5. Of Queens and Kinship: Politics and Legacies in the Colonial Pacific

Matt K. Matsuda

Chapter 6. The Making of a Japanese Rural Christian Community: Conversion Through Family Networks in Late Nineteenth-Century Japan

Emily Anderson


Chapter 7. Divination and Community in Early Modern Thuringia

Jason Coy

Chapter 8. Paracelsus: Greed, Self, and Community

Jared Poley

Chapter 9. From Heretics to Hypocrites: Anti-Pietist Rhetoric Transitioning from the Establishment to the anti-Establishment

Benjamin Marschke

Chapter 10. Finding Orthodoxy in the Baltic: Conservative Russia and the Baltic Region in the Nineteenth Century

Daniel C. Ryan

Chapter 11. Railway Travel and Women in Colonial India

Ritika Prasad

Chapter 12. Adventures in Terrorism: Sergei Stepniak-Kravchinsky and the Literary Lives of the Russian Revolutionary Community (1860s-80s)

Claudia Verhoeven

Chapter 13. Power in Truth-Telling: Jewish Testimonial Strategies before the Shoah

Alexandra Garbarini


Chapter 14. For the Love of Geometry: The Rise of Euclidism in the Early-Modern World, 1450-1850

Michael J. Sauter

Chapter 15. The German Problem in the Letters of Caspar von Voght and Germaine de Staël

Tamara Zwick

Chapter 16. Honor and the Policing of Intra-Jewish Disputes in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Germany

Ann E. Goldberg

Chapter 17. You Are What You Reform? Class, Consumption, and Identity in Victorian Britain

Amy Woodson-Boulton


Mary Lindemann and David M. Luebke

Bibliography of David Warren Sabean’s Published Works


Notes on Contributors


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