Now showing items 1-2 of 2
The edict on religion of 1788 and the statistics of public discussion in Prussia
(Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, División de Historia, 2007)
Most works on the eighteenth century see the public sphere as an emancipatory, anti-state phenomenon. This essay offers a statistical analysis of a broad German debate that occurred in the wake of Prussia’s Edict on Religion ...
Preachers, ponytails and enthusiasm: on the limits of publicness in enlightenment Prussia
(Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, División de Historia, 2003)
This article challenges the reigning understanding of eighteenth-century Prussia's public sphere. Scholars have argued that Prussia's public was defined by print, and since print was easily distributed, its print public ...