The Martial Ethic in Early Modern Germany: Civic Duty and the Right of Arms (Early Modern History: Society and Culture)
The Martial Ethic in Early Modern Germany: Civic Duty and the Right of Arms (Early Modern History: Society and Culture)
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Title: The Martial Ethic in Early Modern Germany: Civic Duty and the Right of Arms (Early Modern History: Society and Culture)
ISBN10: 0230576567
ISBN13: 978-0230576568
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages: 386 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (March 29, 2011)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1377 kb
Size epub: 1269 kb
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Category: History
Subcategory: Military
For German townsmen, life during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was characterized by a culture of arms, with urban citizenry representing the armed power of the state. This book investigates how men were socialized to the martial ethic from all sides, and how masculine identity was confirmed with blades and guns.