Luther's legacy: the Thirty Years War and the modern notion of 'state' in the empire, 1530s to 1790s

"In this new account of the emergence of a distinctive territorial state in early modern Germany, Robert von Friedeburg examines how the modern notion of state does not rest on the experience of a bureaucratic state-apparatus"--

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Main Author: Friedeburg, Robert von 1961-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2015
In:Year: 2015
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Germany / Territorial state / Theory of the state / Protestantism / Thirty Years's War / History 1530-1790
B Luther, Martin 1483-1546 / Germany / Territorial state / Theory of the state / Protestantism / Thirty Years's War / History 1530-1800
IxTheo Classification:KAG Church history 1500-1648; Reformation; humanism; Renaissance
Further subjects:B Reformation Influence
B Germany History 16th century
B Power (Social sciences) (Europe) History
B Germany History 17th century
B Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 Influence
B Balance of power History
B Luther, Martin 1483-1546 Influence
B Germany History 18th century
B State, The History
B Europe Politics and government 1648-1715
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Summary:"In this new account of the emergence of a distinctive territorial state in early modern Germany, Robert von Friedeburg examines how the modern notion of state does not rest on the experience of a bureaucratic state-apparatus"--
Introduction -- Luther's legacy and the 'German' notion of state -- Meinecke's riddle : reason of state and Reformation prudence -- Royal rights and princely dynasties in late medieval and early modern Germany, fourteenth to early seventeenth century -- Civil order and princely rights, 1450s to 1580s : the making of the elements -- The transformation of ideas on order and the rise of the 'fatherland', 1580s to 1630s : the re-ordering of the elements -- The challenge of 'reason of state', 1600s to 1650s -- The catastrophe of war and the collapse of relations between princes and vassals -- Re-establishing of compromise and the new use of the elements : Seckendorff, Pufendorf and the dissemination of the new concept of 'state' -- Readings of despotism : the attack on 'war-despotism' between Bodin and Montesquieu -- Conclusion : Luther's legacy : the 'Germaness' of the modern notion of 'state'
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ISBN:1107111870