The Martial Ethic in Early Modern Germany: Civic Duty and the Right of Arms

The Martial Ethic in Early Modern Germany: Civic Duty and the Right of Arms

by B. Tlusty

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ISBN-13: 9781349366477
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Early Modern History: Society and Culture
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

B ANN TLUSTY Professor of History at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, USA.Her publications include Bacchus and Civic Order: The Culture of Drink in Early Modern Europe (2001) and the co-edited collection The World of the Tavern: Public Houses in Early Modern Europe (2002), as well as numerous articles on gendered behaviours including drinking, duelling, gambling, and fraud.

Table of Contents

Introduction Keeping the Peace: Household, Citizenship, and Defense Duty and Disorder Negotiating Armed Power: The Control of Arms and Violence The Age of the Sword: Norms of Honor and Fashion Keeping and Bearing Arms: Norms of Status and Gender In and Out of the Commune: The Social Boundaries of Citizenship Martial Sports and the Technological Challenge Communities in Conflict: Competing Jurisdictions in the Empire Citizens versus the State: Household, Community, and Urban Politics Conclusion Bibliography Index

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