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Visions of the Enlightenment : The Edict on Religion of 1788 and the Politics of the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century Prussia

By: Sauter, M J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 177: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2009Description: 1 online resource (260 p.).ISBN: 9789047429951.Subject(s): Church and state --Germany --Prussia --History --18th century | Ecclesiastical law --Germany --Prussia --History --18th century | Elite (Social sciences) --Germany --Prussia --History --18th century | Enlightenment --Germany --Prussia | Political culture --Germany --Prussia --History --18th century | Popular culture --Germany --Prussia --History --18th century | Prussia (Germany) --Politics and government --1786-1797 | Prussia (Germany) --Religion --18th century | Prussia (Germany) --Social conditions --18th century | Social control --Germany --Prussia --History --18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Visions of the Enlightenment : The Edict on Religion of 1788 and the Politics of the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century PrussiaDDC classification: 943/.057 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: The Frederickian Monarchy and the Enlightenment in Prussia; Chapter Two: The Ponytail, the Enthusiast, and the ""Enlightened"" Public Sphere; Chapter Three: The Enlightenment on Trial; Chapter Four: Conscience and the Rhetoric of Freedom; Chapter Five: Counting the Enlightenment; Chapter Six: What was Enlightenment?; Conclusion; Appendix A: All Texts (120) Published in Response to the Edict; Appendix B: Reviews (57) Not Published in the ""Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek""
Appendix C: On the Philosophical Debate on the Nature and Boundaries of the EnlightenmentBibliography; Index
Summary: Making extensive use of archival and published documents from the eighteenth century, this book argues that the public sphere in eighteenth-century Prussia was a conservative realm that was deeply invested in methods of social control.
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Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: The Frederickian Monarchy and the Enlightenment in Prussia; Chapter Two: The Ponytail, the Enthusiast, and the ""Enlightened"" Public Sphere; Chapter Three: The Enlightenment on Trial; Chapter Four: Conscience and the Rhetoric of Freedom; Chapter Five: Counting the Enlightenment; Chapter Six: What was Enlightenment?; Conclusion; Appendix A: All Texts (120) Published in Response to the Edict; Appendix B: Reviews (57) Not Published in the ""Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek""

Appendix C: On the Philosophical Debate on the Nature and Boundaries of the EnlightenmentBibliography; Index

Making extensive use of archival and published documents from the eighteenth century, this book argues that the public sphere in eighteenth-century Prussia was a conservative realm that was deeply invested in methods of social control.

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