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Author Close, Christopher W.

Title The negotiated Reformation : imperial cities and the politics of urban reform, 1525-1550 / Christopher W. Close
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Consultation and the urban hierarchy -- Imperial cities and collective politics -- Preachers, consultation, and the spread of urban reform in southern Germany -- The urban reformation in Donauwörth -- The urban reformation in Kaufbeuren -- Negotiation and the rural reformation in eastern Swabia -- Eastern Swabia and the Schmalkaldic War
Summary Utilizing evidence from numerous imperial cities, this book offers a new explanation for the spread and survival of urban reform during the sixteenth century. By analyzing the operation of regional political constellations, it reveals a common process of negotiation that shaped the Reformation in the Holy Roman Empire. It reevaluates traditional models of reform that leave unexplored the religious implications of flexible systems of communication and support among cities. Such networks influenced urban reform in fundamental ways, affecting how Protestant preachers moved from city to city, as w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index
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Subject Reformation -- Germany.
Imperial cities (Holy Roman Empire)
Christianity and politics -- Germany -- History -- 16th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
Christianity and politics
Imperial cities (Holy Roman Empire)
Politics and government
Reformation
Reichsstadt
Reformation
European history.
History.
Europe.
Holy Roman Empire.
16th century, c 1500 to c 1599.
Social & cultural history.
Germany.
History.
SUBJECT Germany -- Politics and government -- 1517-1648. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054620
Germany -- Church history -- 16th century. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054476
Subject Germany
S√ľddeutschland
Genre/Form Church history
History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009025288
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