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Title Faces of community in Central European towns : images, symbols, and performances, 1400-1700 / edited by Kateřina Horníčková
Imprint Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2018]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DAW1046 F138 2018    IN PROCESS    30530001326065
Descript xviii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "This collection examines symbolic communication and the role of visual experience in Central European urban communities in the late medieval and early modern periods. The contributors analyze how images, monuments, and rituals both reflected and affected identity formation, conflict, and networks of power"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-413) and index
Introduction: to be seen: the visual aspect in urban symbolic communication / Kateřina Horníčková -- Towns in neighboring regions, 1400-1700: Austria, Bohemia, Moravia, and the Carpathian Basin / Elisabeth Gruber -- The Bohemian town as a space for symbolic communication (1400-1600) / Robert Šimůnek -- Representing bonum commune in Austrian border-region towns: seals, fortifications, and hospitals / Elisabeth Gruber -- The topography of justice: symbols, rituals, and the representation of urban justice in early modern northern Hungary / Blanka Szeghyová -- Urban commemorative festivities as representations and visualizations of town order / Tomás Borovský -- Insiders' visions: memory and self-representation in Bohemian utraquist towns / Kateřina Horníčková -- The representation practices of the Prague painters' guild in the late Middle Ages and the early modern period / Michal Šroněk -- The self-presentation of Burghers in Moravian seigniorial towns: Telč and Slavonice in the second half of the sixteenth century / Zdenka Míchalová -- Public expressions of religious transformation in Moravian towns (1550-1618) / Josef Hrdlička -- Reading the Prague lesser town square: topography of change in a residential city / Jana Doktorová -- Epitaphs in the Moravian royal cities around 1600 and their confessional imagination / Ondřej Jakubec -- The Jesuits and their urban visual presence in the Bohemian lands / Michal Šroněk -- Rewriting memory: remodelling churches in seventeenth-century Freistadt / Kateřina Pražáková -- Post-face(s): on the relationship of visual culture and urbanity in late medieval and early modern Central Europe / Katalin Szende
Subject Cities and towns, Medieval -- Europe, Central
Urbanization -- Europe, Central -- History
Sociology, Urban -- Europe, Central -- History
Material culture -- Europe, Central -- History
Alt Author Horníčková, Kateřina, editor
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