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Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe : Selections from Quaderni Storici - Edward Muir

Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe

Selections from Quaderni Storici

By: Edward Muir (Editor), Guido Ruggiero (Editor)

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Published: 1st July 1991
For Ages: 22+ years old
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"An excellent introduction to and sampling of the developing genre of microhistory... In essence these historians begin their analysis from below, ' viewing the ordinary peoples ignored in the annals of European history." -- Catholic Historical Review.

Selections from Quaderni Storici.

An excellent introduction to and sampling of the developing genre of microhistory... In essence these historians begin their analysis 'from below,' viewing the ordinary peoples ignored in the annals of European history rather than the 'great men' of the past as makers of history. * Catholic Historical Review * An excellent introduction to and sampling of the developing genre of microhistory... In essence these historians begin their analysis 'from below,' viewing the ordinary peoples ignored in the annals of European history. * Catholic Historical Review *

Introduction: Observing Triflesp. vii
The Name and the Game: Unequal Exchange and the Historiographic Marketplacep. 1
The Dovecote Has Opened Its Eyesp. 11
Ritual Pillages: A Preface to Research in Progessp. 20
The Ox's Bones and the Ox's Hide: A Popular Myth, Part Hagiography and Part Witchcraftp. 42
The Kings of the Dead on the Battlefield of Agnadellop. 71
Jews, the Local Church, the "Prince" and the People: Two Late Fifteenth-Century Episodes Involving the Destruction of Sacred Imagesp. 101
The Political System of a Community in Liguria: Cervo in the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuriesp. 119
Unwed Mothers in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries: Clinical Histories and Life Historiesp. 159
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ISBN: 9780801841835
ISBN-10: 0801841836
Series: Selections from Quaderni Storici
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st July 1991
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.58
Weight (kg): 0.34