Petitions in Social History (International Review of Social by Lex Heerma van Voss (editor)

By Lex Heerma van Voss (editor)

This e-book appears at petitions over the past 5 centuries to reconstruct the lives and reviews of "humble" petitioners. because Pharaonic occasions, governments have allowed their matters to voice critiques within the type of petitions, that have demanded a desire or the redressment of an injustice. To be powerful, a petition needed to point out the request, frequently a motivation and regularly the identify or names of the petitioners. therefore, grievances of normal humans which have been no longer written down anyplace else are actually kept adequately within the data of the professionals to which the petitions have been addressed. The petitions thought of during this booklet, which come from everywhere in the globe, provide wealthy and worthy assets for social historians.

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15, 161; Luebke, Rebels, pp. 189-190; Blickle, "Supplikationen", pp. 316—317. 136. Charles Tilly, Die europdischen Revolutionen (Munich, 1999), pp. 73—75. 137. Wurgler, Unruhen und Offentlichkeit, p. 322. 34 Andreas Wurgler widest social spectrum of authors or initiators, voicing an almost unlimited variety of issues in large quantities. Therefore, many historical disciplines have used them occasionally (but not systematically) for specific purposes. Petitions are open to various approaches, such as close reading in the hermeneutic tradition, serial analysis of petitioners, contents, and addresses, prosopographical or microhistorical reconstructions and linkings, and so on.

On the great number of writings regarding the analysis of European revolutions in the 1640s, many of which are written in Italian, see Peter Burke, "Some Seventeenth-Century Anatomists of Revolution", Storia della Storiografia, 22 (1992), pp. 23-35. Supplications in the Italian States 39 entrusted to his care in respect of "natural" and given roles and hierarchies. e. 10 Cosimo I De Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519-1574), can be seen as the example of an Italian prince whose politics were characterized by the wish to intervene directly and personally in criminal and civil justice, as well as by the pursuit of a direct and personal relationship with his subjects.

72. StAM Protokolle 2, Kassel Cc 6, Bd. 2a, Rinteln, 24 September 1786, Nos. 75/679 and 97. 73. Wurgler, "Desideria", pp. 1" general see Wehler, Deutsche Gesellschaftsgeschichte, vol. 1, pp. 90-94, 110-112. 74. StAF RS 1601 2, fos 252, 256. , fo. 133 (mason Jost Wolff), fo. 176 (goldsmith Sebastian Rese), fo. 268 (bookbinder Nikolaus Weitz). 75. Kocka, Weder Stand noch Klasse, pp. 179-185; Katharina Simon-Muscheid, Busier Handwerkszunfte im Spdtmittelalter. ], 1988), pp. 247, 294-301. 76. StAF RS 1601 2, fos I72r-I73v (9 June), fos 2O3r-2O4v (16 June); BMB 1601, fo.

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