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Title Kinship, community, and self : essays in honor of David Warren Sabean / edited by Jason Coy, Benjamin Marschke, Jared Poley, and Claudia Verhoeven
Imprint New York : illustration, maps : Berghahn Books, [2015]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN575 .K55 2015    AVAILABLE    30520020804200
Descript xv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Series Spektrum : publications of the German Studies Association ; volume 9
Spektrum (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 9
Note "David Warren Sabean was a pioneer in the historical-anthropological study of kinship, community, and selfhood in early modern and modern Europe. His career has helped shape the discipline of history through his supervision of dozens of graduate students and his influence on countless other scholars. This book collects wide-ranging essays demonstrating the impact of Sabean's work has on scholars of diverse time periods and regions, all revolving around the prominent issues that have framed his career: kinship, community, and self. The significance of David Warren Sabean's scholarship is reflected in original research contributed by former students and essays written by his contemporaries, demonstrating Sabean's impact on the discipline of history"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-275) and index
Introduction: Sabean's Swabians : a study of kith and kin / Thomas A. Brady Jr -- Part I. Kinship -- "As a brother should be" : siblings, kinship, and community in Carolingian Europe / Dana M. Polanichka -- The legal pitfalls of marriage brokerage in nineteenth-century France / Andrea Mansker -- "Married to the bottle" : drunk husbands and wives in Wilhelmine Germany / Kevin d. Goldberg -- A home for mothers in Vienna : community and crisis / Britta McEwen -- Of queens and kinship : politics and legacies in the colonial Pacific / Matt K. Matsuda -- The making of a Japanese rural Christian community : conversion through family networks in late nineteenth-century Japan / Emily Anderson -- Part II. Community -- Divination and community in early modern Thuringia / Jason Coy -- Paracelsus : greed, self, and community / Jared Poley -- From heretics to hypocrites : anti-Pietist rhetoric in the eighteenth century / Benjamin Marschke -- Finding orthodoxy in the Baltic : conservative Russia and the Baltic region in the nineteenth century / Daniel C. Ryan -- Women, railways, and respectability in colonial India / Ritika Prasad -- Adventures in terrorism : Sergei Stepniak-Kravchinsky and the literary lives of the Russian revolutionary community (1860s/80s) / Claudia Verhoeven -- Power in truth telling : Jewish testimonial strategies before the Shoah / Alexandra Garbarini -- Part III. Self -- For the love of geometry : the rise of Euclidism in the early modern world, 1450/1850 / Michael J. Sauter -- A private repulsion toward public women in the letters of Caspar von Voght and Germaine de Staƫl / Tamara Zwick -- Honor and the policing of intra-Jewish disputes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Germany / Ann E. Goldberg -- You are what you reform? : class, consumption, and identity in Victorian Britain / Amy Woodson-Boulton -- Conclusion / Mary Lindemann and David M. Luebke
Subject Kinship -- Europe -- History
Kinship -- History
Families -- Europe -- History
Families -- History
Community life -- Europe -- History
Community life -- History
Self -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History
Self -- Social aspects -- History
Europe -- Social life and customs
Manners and customs -- History
Alt Author Coy, Jason Philip, 1970-
Marschke, Benjamin
Sabean, David Warren
Poley, Jared, 1970-
Verhoeven, Claudia, 1972-
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