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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Imagining Communities

Judith Pollmann.

in Memory in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

August 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11914 words.

Scholars of nationalism have argued that any national consciousness before 1800 was the province of small elites, who had little interest in engaging subjects in a national project, and...

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Brave Community

John Gurney.

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 256 pages.

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at...

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Individuals and Communities

Christopher Dyer.

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11117 words.

The tensions and conflicts between ambitious individuals and communities raises questions about the social changes of the period and their effects on morality and economic ideas. Urban and...

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The County Community Displayed

Diarmaid MacCulloch.

in Suffolk and the Tudors

October 1986; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8955 words.

This chapter presents an examination of how a county community developed in Suffolk in the face of aristocratic dominance. The discussions also highlight the administrative, geographical,...

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College Communities Abroad

Edited by Liam Chambers and Thomas O'Connor.

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 248 pages.

In the early modern period, Catholic communities in Protestant jurisdictions were impelled to establish colleges for the education and formation of students in more hospitable Catholic...

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Integration into the Community

Paul Taylor.

in Heroes or Traitors?

June 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 9173 words.

Great War volunteers, in contrast to pre War regulars, were more representative of Irish society, far greater in numbers, and not absent for such a long period, making their social...

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Religious Practices, Mentalities, and Community

Marion A. Kaplan.

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

March 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7580 words.

This chapter shows that by the 19th century, most Jews practiced an individualistic religiosity, influenced by their family, location, community, or nation and even by their own life...

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1790: A Community of Friends?

Siân Reynolds.

in Marriage and Revolution

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 3894 words.

The Rolands and several friends, including Brissot, Bancal, Champagneux and Lanthenas, considered an idealistic project: to buy up church land and form a community with a school, printing...

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The Diggers and the local community

John Gurney.

in Brave Community

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 27885 words.

This chapter discusses the attacks on the Diggers and their relations with the local community. The first attack on them was recorded when the ‘divers of the diggers’ were taken to the...

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Abbots and Priors in their Community

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 22680 words.

This chapter considers the internal role of the late medieval superior. The abbot of the Benedictine Rule was to be the spiritual father of his monks, but by the later Middle Ages the...

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Deviant Women and the Urban Community

Simone Laqua-O’Donnell.

in Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 11980 words.

This chapter looks at the ways in which two very different ‘groups’ of women—unmarried servant girls and married burgher women—were perceived and treated by the secular authorities and the...

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Parish, community and social relations in Cobham

John Gurney.

in Brave Community

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 14765 words.

This chapter describes the Parish community and social relations in Cobham. The parish of Cobham, where the Digger movement had its origins, was a large, irregularly shaped parish of a...

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Alternative Communities

Diarmaid MacCulloch.

in Suffolk and the Tudors

October 1986; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 17949 words.

This chapter discusses two counties in England, Norfolk and Suffolk, during the reign of the Tudors. The discussion highlights the geography of these two counties and how the lands in these...

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The French and Walloon Communities in London, 1550–1688

Pettegree Andrew.

in From Persecution to Toleration

May 1991; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8250 words.

This chapter discusses the French immigrants who created the community in which the Huguenots were able to integrate so painlessly. It describes the inauguration of an official...

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Publishing reason: John Toland and print and scribal communities

Justin Champion.

in Republican Learning

May 2003; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11381 words.

This chapter examines the role of John Toland in the print and scribal communities. Toland did more than simply read and write books: he was a key agent in disseminating ideas around the...

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The Ethos of Community on the Eve of Reformation

Robert Tittler.

in The Reformation and the Towns in England

June 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8779 words.

This chapter examines the factors which comprise the communal ethos of the age, and describes their contributions to the civic culture of ...

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Residence and Finance the Transformation of the Inns of Court Community

David Lemmings.

in Gentlemen and Barristers

April 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11216 words.

This chapter examines the vital indices of communal life and finance at the Inns of Court in England during the later part of the 17th century and the early part of the 18th century. It...

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Economies of Family Politics: Litigation Communities, Subject, and State

Julie Hardwick.

in Family Business

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 19619 words.

This chapter explores working people's legal lives as key participants in the grassroots forums that is termed in this book litigation communities, in which many kinds of challenges were...

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Community of goods: an unacceptable radical theme at the time of the English revolution

Jean-Pierre Cavaillé.

in Radical Voices, Radical Ways

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7519 words.

Jean-Pierre Cavaillé discusses the ‛community of goods’ motif permeating Digger and Ranter writings, a theme he studies from an axiological perspective which draws upon the notions of...

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Witchcraft and the Local Communities: The Rhine-Moselle Region

Robin Briggs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 9382 words.

This article begins with a discussion of the chronology and scale of witchcraft prosecutions in the Rhine–Moselle region. It then covers legal procedures; witchcraft committees, local...

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