The Resource The disciplinary revolution : Calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern Europe, Philip S. Gorski

The disciplinary revolution : Calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern Europe, Philip S. Gorski

Label
The disciplinary revolution : Calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern Europe
Title
The disciplinary revolution
Title remainder
Calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern Europe
Statement of responsibility
Philip S. Gorski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What explains the rapid growth of state power in early modern Europe? While most scholars have pointed to the impact of military or capitalist revolutions, Philip S. Gorski argues instead for the importance of a disciplinary revolution unleashed by the Reformation. By refining and diffusing a variety of disciplinary techniques and strategies, such as communal surveillance, control through incarceration, and bureaucratic office-holding, Calvin and his followers created an infrastructure of religious governance and social control that served as a model for the rest of Europe--and the world
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306/.094
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX9423.S63
LC item number
G67 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The disciplinary revolution : Calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern Europe, Philip S. Gorski
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-236) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Body and soul : Calvinism, discipline, and state power in early modern Europe -- Disciplinary revolution from below in the Low Countries -- Disciplinary revolution from above in Brandenburg-Prussia -- Social disciplining in comparative perspective
Control code
ocn727381196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226304861
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35629587
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727381196
  • pebcs0226304868

Library Locations

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