By Alan S. Ross
This hugely unique booklet is the 1st in-depth learn of a footsoldier of the seventeenth-century German Republic of Letters. Its topic, the German polymath and schoolteacher Christian Daum, is at the present time virtually thoroughly forgotten, but he left in the back of one of many biggest inner most documents of any early smooth ecu pupil. at the foundation of this particular resource, the publication portrays colleges as focal issues of an entire international of Lutheran studying outdoors of universities and courts, as areas not only of schooling yet of severe scholarship, and examines their importance for German culture.
Protestant Germany used to be diverse from Catholic France and Protestant England in that its community of small towns fostered academic and cultural festival and made attainable a far greater and socially open Republic. This publication permits us for the 1st time to appreciate how the Republic of Letters used to be constituted of less than and the way it was once attainable for people from rather humble backgrounds and occupations to be on the centre of ecu highbrow life.
This publication is aimed toward different experts in addition to postgraduate scholars within the fields of heritage, schooling and gender reviews, and will additionally function an advent to fresh ecu literature on early glossy scholarship for undergraduate scholars.
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J. Beckert and M. Zafirovski (London, 2004), pp. 315–19. 61 P. Bourdieu, ‘Habitus, Herrschaft und Freiheit’, in Wie die Kultur zum Bauern kommt: Über Bildung, Schule und Politik, ed. Bourdieu (Hamburg, 2001), pp. Â€165); P. Bourdieu, Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste, Translated by Richard Nice (London/New York, 2010Â€), pp. 1–89, 165–222. 62 Among the plethora of recent adaptations of habitus by historians, see in particular G. Algazi, ‘Scholars in households: Refiguring the learned habitus, 1480–1550’, in Science in Context 16:1–2, Special Issue: Scientific Personae, ed.
Schmidt, Geschichte des sächsischen Schulwesens von 1600 bis 1918 (Dresden, 2008), esp. pp. 80–119. 8 Stadtarchiv (St A) Zwickau, AG 4072, Testament Christian Daum,Â€1687. 9 For biographical information on Daum, see ChapterÂ€2. A moderate number of largely antiquarian articles have gathered together the main facts of Christian Daum’s life, yet he has to date not been the subject of a detailed, scholarly study. This is peculiar, since the potential of the material preserved in the Zwickau Ratsschulbibliothek has been evident to those familiar with it for more than a century.
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